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Fins & Flippers Day

Saturday, June 28 from 10am – 2pm

Splash into a day of family fun featuring a variety of ocean-themed games and crafts that guests are sure to enjoy!

Presented as part of 97 Days of Play, Fernbank’s summer-long series of fun.

Scheduled Activities*

Circus Fanta-Sea by That Puppet Guy, Lee Bryan
11am, 12pm, 1pm, Auditorium
Join Captain Tater Tot, the Pirate Captain and Ringmaster, who loses all his circus cargo in a mighty storm at sea. Seating is limited.

The Georgia Bubbleman
10am – 2pm, Dinosaur Plaza
Enjoy an interactive demonstration with bubbles of all sizes, including bubbles inside other bubbles and bubbles ranging from tiny to some as big as the juvenile Lophorhothon.

Inflatable Right Whale Calf
10am – 2pm, Great Hall
Take your picture beside a 22-foot-long North Atlantic right whale replica, and learn why Georgia is considered critical habitat for this endangered animal. 

Ocean Biofacts Table
10am – 2pm, Great Hall
Get up close and personal with ocean animal artifacts to learn more about the mysterious creatures of the sea.

Shark Craft
10am – 2pm, Great Hall
Make a "JAW-some" shark craft to take home with you.

Fin-tastic Scavenger Hunt
10am – 2pm, Great Hall
Discover places throughout the Museum where fins and flippers can be found.

Feelin’ Fishy Temporary Tattoos
10am – 2pm, Great Hall
Earn your own set of fins at a temporary tattoo station.

The Georgia Aquarium
10am – 2pm, Great Hall
Meet the Aquarium’s mascot, Domino, spin a trivia wheel for fun prizes and learn what you can do to keep animals safe by using a rubber band to try and pick up grains of rice.

Whales: Giants of the Deep
10am – 5pm, Self-guided
Explore the world of whales inside-out in this special exhibition featuring enormous whale skeletons, beautiful artifacts and more.

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 
11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, Fernbank’s IMAX® Theatre
Sing, dance and leap your way to the island of Madagascar to meet nature’s greatest explorers—lemurs. Separate ticket purchase required.

Great White Shark
10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, Fernbank’s IMAX® Theatre
Get closer than ever to the “king of the ocean” in this giant screen adventure and discover why this animal is not the menacing villain many believe it to be. Separate ticket purchase required.

Cost: Unless noted, all Fins & Flippers Day activities are included with Museum admission and are free for members.

*Activities are subject to change without notice.

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