Come Touch A Ray With No Kids In The Way At The Aquarium’s Next ‘After Hours’

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Vancouver, BC | Come touch a ray — with no kids in the way — at the next After Hours on May 5 at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre. Discover Rays, the Vancouver Aquarium’s new exhibit featuring a ray touchpool, will be open for guests to come in and get up-close with these gentle, fascinating fishes.

Roll up a sleeve to discover the wonderful world of rays, and then grab a beer or glass of wine while enjoying access to all our galleries and discover the enchantment of the Vancouver Aquarium after dark. Guests can explore on their own and then learn more about aquatic life through:

· Ray-themed programming throughout the galleries, including dive demonstrations to guest talks by experts
· Screenings of the 4D film Great Escapes: Life in 4D
· Hands-on learning with marine invertebrates like sea stars, sea urchins and more in our Wet Lab

Where: Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
When: May 5, 2016 | 6 – 10 pm
What: Adults-only access to the Aquarium, including the Wet Lab, all galleries and the 4-D theatre. Food, wine and beer will be available for purchase at the café. Tickets are available online at vanaqua.org/afterhours. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets early as After Hours events sell quickly. Tickets for members are $23 and non-members are $31.

* After Hours is a 19+ event. Photo ID required for entry. No tickets available for purchase at the door. All ticket sales are final. Membership cards will be required for member priced ticket holders.

The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is a non-profit society dedicated to the conservation of aquatic life.

Details

Telephone: 604-659-3492
Email: oceanwise@vanaqua.org
Web: www.oceanwise.ca | Twitter | Facebook
Aquaquest Reception | PO Box 3232 | Vancouver, BC V6B 3X8

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About Ocean Wise™

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Overfishing is the biggest threat facing our oceans today. The Ocean Wise symbol next to a menu or seafood item is the Vancouver Aquarium’s assurance of an ocean-friendly seafood choice. Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program makes it easy for consumers to make sustainable seafood choices that ensure the health of our oceans for generations to come.

The Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program works directly with restaurants, markets, food services and suppliers to ensure they have the most current scientific information regarding sustainable seafood and to help them make ocean-friendly buying decisions. The options are highlighted on their menus and display cases with the Ocean Wise symbol, making it easier for consumers to make ocean-friendly seafood choices.

In addition to its website, Ocean Wise also makes available an iPhone application—an easy-to-use app that provides consumers with Ocean Wise restaurants, markets and supplier venues from coast to coast, and a comprehensive list of ocean-friendly seafood options. The Ocean Wise iPhone app is continuously updated with ocean-friendly seafood options and Ocean Wise partners spanning Victoria to Halifax.

Learn more at www.oceanwise.ca.

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