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Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration

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  • Whale Of An Encounter At Mystic Aquarium

    Whale Of An Encounter At Mystic Aquarium
    Looking through the glass is cool but a one-on-one meeting with a beluga whale is truly amazing. "Juno is 11 years old.  He’s turning 12 in July, so that is a juvenile beluga.  He is 12 feet long and 1,800 pounds, but he’s still growing,"...
  • Mother's Day Deals Featuring Animals!

    Mother's Day Deals Featuring Animals!
    Several area attractions featuring animals are offering Mother's Day deals! Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport is inviting moms in for free this Sunday! The zoo features more than 300 animals and kids under 3 get in free all the time! One of...
  • Mystic Aquarium Animal Rescue Program

    Mystic Aquarium Animal Rescue Program
  • African Penguins At Mystic Aquarium

    African Penguins At Mystic Aquarium
  • Avon Couple See Their Big Brothers-Big Sisters Match Graduate From High School

    Avon Couple See Their Big Brothers-Big Sisters Match Graduate From High School
    AVON — Dustin Smith was just 6 years old when he was first introduced to Jim and Jean Love as part of the Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Now 17, Dustin recently graduated from E.C. Goodwin Technical High School in New Britain with honors...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Humane Society Receives Grant

    The Connecticut Humane Society (CHS) has received a grant in the amount of $5,000 from the John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation for the purchase of an autoclave for the Waterford facility's medical department and the Mobile Adoption Center (MAC). The...
  • 'Sundays at 4' Pop-up Art Gallery Launches New Season

    'Sundays at 4' Pop-up Art Gallery Launches New Season
    Up and coming young artists and musicians are finding a new venue to showcase their talents, as the monthly "Sundays at 4" pop-up art gallery launched its first show of its second season on June 8. "Last year was the pilot year," said Chris Silver,...
  • Birds Of Outback At Mystic

    Birds Of Outback At Mystic
    Birds of The Outback land for a return visit to Mystic Aquarium May 17, a hands-on exhibit of more than 500 free-flying birds. The special guest star this year is the Kookaburra. This Australian laughing bird gets its name from the manic laughter-like...
  • Finding a new use for aquarium amphitheater part of dolphin debate

    Finding a new use for aquarium amphitheater part of dolphin debate
    If dolphins depart the National Aquarium, officials are contemplating what to do with the 1.2 million-gallon pool where the marine mammals have been on display for more than two decades. Among the possibilities: creating an underwater forest with...
  • Mystic Aquarium's Fall-O-Ween Fest Will Entertain the Whole Family

    Mystic Aquarium's Fall-O-Ween Fest Will Entertain the Whole Family
    It's time to celebrate the spooky and not-so-spooky, and you can do that with the entire family up at Mystic Aquarium this month. Starting Oct. 19, the aquarium begins its annual Fall-O-Ween Fest. Running for two weekends, Fall-O-Ween Fest will keep the...
  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....