June 24, 2016

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Find the Shedd’s Frog Hopping Around Chicago This Week

The Shedd’s strawberry poison dart frog mascot will be leaping to and from popular Chicago landmarks. (Shedd Aquarium)

Don’t be alarmed if you spot a large, colorful frog hopping around the city this week.

To mark the second year of its special “Amphibians” exhibit, the Shedd Aquarium is sending out its mascot, a strawberry poison dart frog, to leap around some of Chicago’s most well-known landmarks.

Follow the frog’s next steps on the Shedd’s Twitter account using the #SheddFrogFind hashtag.

On what the aquarium calls “select special days,” the first 25 frog hunters to find the

Source: http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2016/06/20/find-shedds-frog-hopping-around-chicago-week

SLIDESHOW: A busy Saturday in Niagara Falls

From left, Naejiah Starks, Dapria Howard, Jailene Motoramos, Anaja Greene and Abner Rivera work on a building project at the Pop Up Park at Highland and Grove avenues. The Pop Up Park NF event is part of the Creating a Healthier Niagara Falls program. Families played games, explored natural space, and evjoyed free food.

Source: http://www.niagara-gazette.com/gallery/slideshow-a-busy-saturday-in-niagara-falls/collection_5116b40e-3595-11e6-844f-db46f0f77a84.html

Things to do Friday and Saturday – Corpus Christi Caller

Caller-Times file The Hurricane Alley Roller Derby team play TXRD at 7 p.m. Saturday at the American Bank Center exhibit hall, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.

FRIDAY

JUNETEENTH: Denim and Diamonds, “Party with a Purpose,” will be from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday at Galvan Ballroom, 1682 Agnes St. The event is part of Juneteenth. Cost: $15/presale; $20/door. Information/tickets:

Source: http://www.caller.com/entertainment/events/things-to-do-friday-and-saturday-281fb9a3-3cfe-2242-e053-0100007f08b3-383296031.html

Things to do Thursday and Friday – Corpus Christi Caller

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Aquarium at Rockport Harbor will show Finding Nemo at 7 p.m. Thursday at 706 Navigation Circle.

THURSDAY

FINANCIAL AID: The Del Mar College Start Understanding College, Career and Education for Student Success information session provides prospective students the opportunity to visit with campus representatives to look into financial aid assistance. The event will be at 6 p.m. at the St. Clair

Source: http://www.caller.com/entertainment/events/things-to-do-thursday-and-friday-281fb9a3-3cfc-2242-e053-0100007f08b3-382963081.html

Things to do: Texas State Aquarium celebrates World Oceans Day – Corpus Christi Caller

Caller-Times file Celebrate Wold Oceans Day at the Texas State Aquarium from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

SATURDAY

THEATER: The Harbor Playhouse, 1802 N. Chaparral St., presents The Little Mermaid at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $18 adults, $15 students, $10 children. Information: www.harborplayhouse.com or 361-888-7469.

WORLD OCEANS DAY: Celebrate our oceans and all the wonderful creatures that call them home from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Source: http://www.caller.com/entertainment/events/things-to-do-saturday-and-sunday-281fb9a3-3cf8-2242-e053-0100007f08b3-382494211.html

Things to do Saturday and Sunday – Corpus Christi Caller

Caller-Times file Celebrate Wold Oceans Day at the Texas State Aquarium from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

SATURDAY

THEATER: The Harbor Playhouse, 1802 N. Chaparral St., presents The Little Mermaid at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $18 adults, $15 students, $10 children. Information: www.harborplayhouse.com or 361-888-7469.

WORLD OCEANS DAY: Celebrate our oceans and all the wonderful creatures that call them home from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Source: http://www.caller.com/entertainment/events/things-to-do-saturday-and-sunday-281fb9a3-3cf8-2242-e053-0100007f08b3-382494211.html

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center to celebrate 30th anniversary – Virginian

VIRGINIA BEACH

The Virginia Aquarium Marine Science Center will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a week full of activities including special events, presentations and savings for guests. 

The celebration will begin June 11 and end June 17. During that week, visitors of the aquarium can enjoy a 30 percent discount on admissions. From June 13 to June 17 visitors will have also have a 30 percent discount on climbing and zip lining prices at The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium.

The Virginia Aquarium opened to the public on June 14, 1986, and welcomes more than 625,000 visitors a year while also engaging more than

Source: http://pilotonline.com/news/local/virginia-aquarium-marine-science-center-to-celebrate-th-anniversary/article_99fb35e3-e7ea-5951-8143-0deca76f80c9.html

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World Oceans Day: The Florida Aquarium in Tampa provides a learning experience about ocean habitats and why they’re important to us. The official World Oceans Day is Wednesday, but the activities continue through Sunday ($19.95-$24.95, kids 2 and younger free). flaquarium.org.

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Lucky octopus finds photography job at a New Zealand aquarium








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There’s an unusual photographer working for Auckland’s Sea Land Aquarium. His name is Rambo, and we doubt he personally manages the $2 per shot he earns taking pictures of tourists. That’s because Rambo is an octopus — a very smart one who learned how to press the shutter after three tries. “That’s faster

Source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/lucky-octopus-finds-photography-job-at-a-new-zealand-aquarium/ar-AAaVkab?srcref=rss