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Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

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  • Hampton Roads venues offer Valentine's discounts

    Hampton Roads venues offer Valentine's discounts
    Several local attractions are offering special discounts for the Valentine’s Day holiday. The Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach is offering a buy one ticket, get one ticket of equal or lesser value free for admission, IMAX, or combination...
  • Dolphin deaths and what the science shows

    Dolphin deaths and what the science shows
    The largest dolphin die-off in Virginia history is a puzzle for researchers and the topic of an upcoming VIMS lecture. Margaret Lynott, manager of the Stranding Response Program at the Virginia Aquarium, will address the stranding epidemic at 7 p.m....
  • Virginia Aquarium offers free admission to federal workers

    Virginia Aquarium offers free admission to federal workers
    The Virginia Aquarium in Virginia Beach is joining a long list of venues and retailers that are offering freebies to federal workers during the government shutdown. The aquarium and Virginia Beach city-operated historic houses (Adam Thoroughgood,...
  • Ted Constant Center offers deal to federal workers

    Ted Constant Center offers deal to federal workers
    And, the deals for federal workers keep coming as the government shutdown persists for more than a week. On Wednesday, the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk announced that it would offer half-priced tickets to its Sesame Street Live performance...
  • Virginia Beach approves aquarium 'Adventure Park'

    Virginia Beach approves aquarium 'Adventure Park'
    The city of Virginia Beach approved a measure Monday that will allow the Virginia Aquarium to build an "Adventure Park" complete with zip lines and aerial ropes challenge courses. The project is a joint venture between the Virginia Aquarium & Marine...
  • Denny's offers BOGO deal during shutdown

    Denny's offers BOGO deal during shutdown
    Denny's is the latest in a string of retailers, venues and restaurants that are offering deals in light of the government shutdown. Through Oct. 31, Denny's restaurants will offer anyone with a valid federal or military I.D. a free entree with the...
  • Dolphin die-off linked to virus as casualties rise

    Dolphin die-off linked to virus as casualties rise
    Scientists believe a virus similar to measles in humans is responsible for an accelerating die-off in bottlenose dolphins along the Mid-Atlantic coast. Since July 1, 333 dead dolphins have washed ashore from North Carolina to New York, 10 times normal...
  • Seven dead dolphins found on Md. shores in 'alarming' Mid-Atlantic trend

    Seven dead dolphins found on Md. shores in 'alarming' Mid-Atlantic trend
    Seven bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on Maryland shores in recent weeks, part of a larger mystery along the Mid-Atlantic coast, where alarmed scientists are working to find the cause of more than 120 dolphin deaths since June. The seven dolphin...
  • Red Cross Blood Drives offer a way to help and a free treat

    Red Cross Blood Drives offer a way to help and a free treat
    Red Cross summer blood drives are underway, and not only can donors get the satisfaction of helping someone else, they can also go home with a little treat for themselves. Here are some of the Red Cross Blood Drives that offer donors something free...
  • Get out and get festive: Spring and summer festivals in Hampton Roads

    Get out and get festive: Spring and summer festivals in Hampton Roads
    Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine. If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
  • Rainy day at the beach? Here's what to do

    Rainy day at the beach? Here's what to do
    When it's raining and pouring, a beach vacation doesn't have to turn boring. After all, a rainy day at the beach is still better than being at home. While shopping at the outlets and catching a movie are always an option, here are a few others. Ocean...