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18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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June 2016

Lecture: Clones, Cannibals, and Copulation

June 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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FREE

Clones, Cannibals, and Copulation: Reproduction and development of marine Invertebrates This is the second in a three-part lecture series presented by Western Washington University. Dr. Jennie Hoffman has a PhD in marine ecology and has been engaged in the field of climate change adaptation for more than a decade. Her areas of expertise include decision making in times of uncertainty, climate change vulnerability assessment, and adapting conservation, planning, and resource management for a changing climate. For more information on the other talks download the Lecture Series Flyer.

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Lecture: Practical Evolution

June 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Practical Evolution: Natural selection in a changing Marine Environment This is the third in a three-part lecture series presented by Western Washington University. Dr. Jennie Hoffman has a PhD in marine ecology and has been engaged in the field of climate change adaptation for more than a decade. Her areas of expertise include decision making in times of uncertainty, climate change vulnerability assessment, and adapting conservation, planning, and resource management for a changing climate. For more information on the other talks download the Lecture Series Flyer.

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April 2017

2017 Kitsap Beach Naturalist Training

April 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 18, 2017

SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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$75

Do you want learn about and explore shorelines and sea life? The Kitsap Peninsula is nearly surrounded by water, making it an amazing place to learn about the sea stars, clams, crabs, birds, bugs and other cool critters, seaweeds, and plants that live on our beaches. We also discuss Salish Sea oceanography and shoreline living, conservation and restoration. This six-week, non-credit training runs April 13 through May 18. It is open to the public and taught by local and regional experts.…

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March 2018

Crab Team New Volunteer Training (Pouslbo)

March 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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This event is free, but registration is required.  Interested in becoming a Crab Team volunteer monitor to help protect pocket estuaries in Washington's Salish Sea? This full-day training workshop will fully equip you to join Crab Team's "Boots in the Mud" – no prior experience necessary. The workshop will include: An introduction to pocket estuaries and the invasion threat from European green crabs; Learning and practicing the monitoring protocols; Identification of pocket estuary critters; More information: This year, Crab Team is recruiting a limited number of…

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July 2018

SEA Discovery Center Summer Film Festival

July 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Celebrate Summer! Cool down in our Theater. New ocean-inspired short-films will be premiered. Vote for your favorite and stay for great views of the Poulsbo fireworks show. July 3, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30 PM FREE and open to the public & FREE popcorn!

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SEA Discovery Center “Discovery Days”

July 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 22, 2018

SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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SEA Discovery Center welcomes 5-12 year olds and their guardians to enjoy story time, learning through exploration and discovery, and creating special art projects to take home. Each Tuesday will have a different topic, so join us for one or more! Registration required, $10/child. Visit the SEA Discovery Center website for more information.

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SEA Discovery Center Summer Lecture

July 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2018

SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Join us on Wednesday evenings this summer for Summer Lectures at SEA. Each week, guest experts will speak in-person about issues and research investigations relevant to the marine environment in the Puget Sound and greater Salish Sea. With topics ranging from the history of water quality in Liberty Bay, marine mammal acoustics, and the expansion of invasive species, the lectures expand your knowledge and enhance your understanding of the region’s unique ecosystem.  Free and open to the public. Registration is not…

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SEA Discovery Center Family Summer Camp

July 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2018 at 9:00 am

SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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For ages 7+. Get the whole family together to explore Liberty Bay and the Marine Life in Poulsbo’s Aquarium! We will be taking a low tide beach excursion, so prepare for excitement, and some walking. Learn about the Pacific Northwest marine environment and what amazing things live here.  Registration required, $45/person.  Visit the SEA Discovery Center website for more information.

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August 2018

SEA Discovery Center Middle School Marine Science Camp (Poulsbo)

August 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Middle school-aged scientists get to explore Liberty Bay through field investigations! Get your hands wet and dirty learning about life under the surface of Liberty Bay and on its shore to better understand its ecology. In addition to exploring the Aquarium and Floating Field Lab on the Bay, we will be taking a low tide beach excursion, so prepare for excitement, and some walking.  Registration required, $150/person. Visit the SEA Discovery Center website for more information.

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July 2019

SEA Elementary Marine Science Camp

July 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - July 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Explore the creatures and stories of the sea! Study orcas and octopus, salmon and sea cucumbers, tiny plankton and towering kelp and marvel at the mysteries beneath the water's surface! Dress for adventures: camp will occur outdoors during low tide at Liberty Bay. Creative time in art and writing each day will help celebrate and share knowledge of the sea. Walk-ins Welcome as space allows.

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August 2019

SEA Discovery Day – Octopus’ Garden

August 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Bring the family to participate in some marine science fun! Discovery Days every Tuesday (through August) 10am to noon at SEA Discovery Center in Poulsbo. Each week is a different topic. $10/family  

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SEA Discovery Day – What’s in a Shell?

August 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Bring the family to participate in some marine science fun! Discovery Days every Tuesday (through August) 10am to noon at SEA Discovery Center in Poulsbo. Each week is a different topic. $10/family

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SEA Discovery Days – Who Eats Whom: Marine Food Chains

August 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Bring the family to participate in some marine science fun! Discovery Days every Tuesday (through August) 10am to noon at SEA Discovery Center in Poulsbo. Each week is a different topic. $10/family

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SEA Discovery Days – Adaptable Fish

August 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Bring the family to participate in some marine science fun! Discovery Days every Tuesday (through August) 10am to noon at SEA Discovery Center in Poulsbo. Each week is a different topic. $10/family

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September 2019

Marine Science Workshop for Secondary Teachers

September 13, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 14, 2019 at 9:00 am

SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Do you want… …your students to participate in authentic, real-life marine science? …a curriculum unit that supports NGSS and is tailored to your needs? …to explore connections between humans and the marine ecosystem? If so, join SEA Discovery Center’s Education Coordinator Denise Kilkenny-Tittle for a 1.5 day workshop designed to immerse secondary teachers in NGSS-supported marine science field investigations and activities that engage middle and high school students in the scientific process. Youth program participants and staff must abide by…

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February 2020

CANCELLED: Super Saturday

February 8, 2020 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370

SEA Discover Center hosts story time, engaging hands-on activities, a craft and view of the aquarium for families interested in marine life! Check out some of the upcoming session themes:   Saturday, February 8, 2020- The Wonder of Whales Saturday, March 14, 2020- Echinoderms Saturday, April 11, 2020- Magnificent Mollusks! Saturday, May 9, 2020- Curious about Crustaceans and Crabs Saturday, June 13, 2020- Terrific tools!   Cost is $10 per family. Learn more and register here.   Where: SEA Discovery…

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CANCELLED: Kids Night Out @ Western

February 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 28, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2020 at 6:00 pm

SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Kids Night Out @ Western (KNOW) provides students in grades K-5 an opportunity to explore hands-on, inquiry-based science and view the SEA Discovery Center aquarium. Check out some of the upcoming course themes:   Friday, February 14, 2020- Science Mash-Up Saturday, March 28, 2020- Water Wonders Friday, May 8, 2020- Orcas Friday, June 12, 2020- CSI: Police Report   Each course costs $20 and runs 6:00--9:00pm. Learn more and register here.   Where: SEA Discovery Center 18743 Front St NE…

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GEMS Night Out – The Microcosmos

February 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
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Enjoy a fem-powered evening exploring the motivating fields of engineering, math and science at GEMS Night Out at the SEA Discovery Center! Spend an evening focusing on the small things in life. Build and use your own portable, pocket-sized, reusable paper microscope to explore with and take home. Explore the world of what we can’t see including tiny marine plankton. Test your engineering skills to build and race the ideal plankton! Cost: $20 Learn more and register here.   When:…

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April 2020

CANCELLED: GEMS Night Out – Intruder Alert

April 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SEA Discovery Center, 18743 Front St NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370

Enjoy a fem-powered evening exploring the motivating fields of engineering, math and science at GEMS Night Out at the SEA Discovery Center! Become a nature detective and use your powers of observation to detect ecosystem intruders in nature – they’re all around us, on land and in the sea! Learn how invasive plants and animals affect native creatures and habitats on the Kitsap Peninsula, and learn what you can do to help prevent the spread of invasive species. Participants will…

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