February 20, 2017

Mystic Aquarium Giveaway | NBC Connecticut

Mystic Aquarium Giveaway

Official Rules

February 16, 2017—February 23, 2017


PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void outside the WVIT Terrestrial Geographic Viewing Area (as defined below) and where prohibited. The Mystic Aquarium Giveaway(“Sweepstakes”) will begin on February 16, 2017 at 5:00 A.M. ET and end on February 23, 2017 at 10:00 P.M. ET (“Sweepstakes Period”). All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time (“ET”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local

Source: http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/on-air/contests/Mystic-Aquarium-Giveaway-413968563.html

Students score discounts with student IDs

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BYU students Nathan Sherman and Joshua Spackman go to Brick Oven to use their student loyalty card. (Ari Davis)

Students can use their ID cards for a lot more than just checking out books or taking tests. Many large companies like J.Crew, Banana Republic and Topshop offer discounts to students who show their student ID card.

Some local businesses also offer student discounts. BYU business student Joshua Spackman said the Wynnsong movie theater in Provo offers discounts for students with an ID card. Because of this,

Source: http://universe.byu.edu/2017/02/15/students-score-discounts-with-students-ids/

Mystic Aquarium Extends Valentines Day Offerings

MYSTIC, CT – Mystic Aquarium refuses to let “Old Man Winter” put a damper on their celebration as the aquarium extends their Valentine’s Family Weekend with some sweet offerings, according to a release.

Take advantage of the Mystic Aquarium’s extended BOGO offer Tuesday and plan a perfect date for your family or that special someone. On February 14, visit and receive one admission with the purchase of a higher full-priced ticket to share with a date.

Print and present this coupon at the front gate or show the coupon on your smartphone at time of purchase.

Inside Atlanta: Guide to visiting the Georgia Aquarium

• Aquanaut Adventure, the aquarium’s newest gallery, invites sea explorers of all ages to engage in an educational journey through the science of aquatic life. As Aquanauts-in-training, participants will explore fresh water and marine habitats, scientific research, how animals thrive in extreme environments, and even catch a glimpse into what it’s like to have a career in aquatic and marine sciences. Participants also have the chance to be certified as a Georgia Aquarium Aquanaut or Aquarium Scientist.

Source: http://www.accessatlanta.com/places/inside-atlanta-guide-visiting-the-georgia-aquarium/KQriTMEPaL8ODSiuEd0FFL/

Tennessee Aquarium Volunteer Exceeds 4000 Hours

In the last eight years, Jane Corn has dedicated 4,000 hours — the equivalent of two salaried years — worth of volunteer service to the Tennessee Aquarium.

On Thursday, Tennessee Aquarium president and CEO Keith Sanford and education volunteer coordinator Beth Brellenthin recognized Ms. Corn’s volunteering record with a commorative pin.   

The 70-year-old resident of Ringgold, Ga., is a retired veterinary technician. Her decision to volunteer at the Aquarium was motivated by a “love of animals of all kinds” and a simple desire for “something to fill the time.”

That she has now exceeded 4,000 hours came as something of a shock.

“It kind

Source: http://www.chattanoogan.com/2017/2/9/341570/Tennessee-Aquarium-Volunteer-Jane-Corn.aspx

Broke college students rejoice: the Tennessee Aquarium is offering half-price student tickets this month

By Sylvia Shipman, Assistant Features Editor – Students’ wallets and social calendars will be full the month of February because tickets for the Tennessee Aquarium, IMAX 3D Theater and River Gorge Explorer will all be half-price with a student ID.

The discount also applies to UTC faculty and staff. If no UTC ID is available, a recent transcript or pay stub will be acceptable. The discount applies to the entire party, even if there’s only one student in the group.

“February’s typically a pretty slow month for the Aquarium, as well as being Valentine’s Day, so we

Source: http://www.theutcecho.com/broke-college-students-rejoice-the-tennessee-aquarium-is-offering-half-price-student-tickets-this-month/

Mystic Aquarium Offers Valentine’s Weekend Fun

MYSTIC, CT – Treat your Valentine to a special day at Mystic Aquarium; visit Saturday or Sunday, February 11 or 12 and receive one free admission with the purchase of a full-priced ticket.

Tickets must be purchased in-person day of visit, according to a release. Print and present this coupon at the front gate or show the coupon on your smartphone at time of purchase.

Guests can also share their love of Mystic Aquarium for a full year with the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift: from February 1 to 17, give the gift of a membership to the one who “o-fish-ally” has your

Source: http://patch.com/connecticut/stonington/mystic-aquarium-offers-valentines-weeknd-fun

Shedd Aquarium to close two days this week before free days | WFLD

SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE – The Shedd Aquarium will be closed two days this week for maintenance and training before offering free admission the rest of the month for Illinois residents.

The aquarium will be closed Wednesday and Thursday for routine maintenance and cleaning, according to a statement. During those days, the Shedd will introduce more than 200 staff members to its new guest service philosophy, “The Shedd Way.”

Then, from Jan. 27-31, Illinois residents will get free general admission or $15 Shedd Total Experience Passes, the aquarium announced. The total experience pass includes access to the Wild Reef, Abbott Oceanarium and “Amphibian”

Source: http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/local/231187235-story

College, Scout Days at Tennessee Aquarium – The Daily Post … – The Daily Post

CHATTANOOGA – During the month of February, the Tennessee Aquarium will offer special half-price admission to members of Scouting organizations and college students, staff and faculty members. The discount applies to Aquarium tickets, 45-minute IMAX film screenings and cruises aboard the River Gorge Explorer, as well

Source: http://www.dailypostathenian.com/entertainment/article_a64fa756-e31d-11e6-88c8-10604b9f0f42.html

Deadline Approaching For Maritime Aquarium Scout Day Admission Discounts

From the Maritime Aquarium: Deadline is approaching on a deal that lets Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts – and their family members – save on admission during the activity-packed Scout Day on Sat., March 11 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.

Discounted Scout Day admission is available to Scouts – and also to adult Scout leaders and to families of Scouts – registering by Wed., Feb. 1. The discounted price of $14 is the same for all ages, includes Aquarium admission and an IMAX movie, and represents significant savings when compared to regular pricing.

Plus, Scouts registering by Feb. 1

Source: http://patch.com/connecticut/norwalk/deadline-approaching-maritime-aquarium-scout-day-admission-discounts