• Mar02
    MG Talks/Big & Small with Iain Kerr, Ocean Alliance

    Thursday, March 2, 2017, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm,

    Registration : Free admission; donations gratefully accepted at the door.

    Audience: General Audience; students encouraged to attend.

    Join Dr. Iain Kerr to dive & fly into the world of whales & drones. Iain has spent the last 30 years running expeditions around the globe, from well-known locations such as the Galapagos to the almost unexplored North Coast of Papua New Guinea. New technologies developed at Ocean Alliance's Tarr and Wonson Paint Factory headquarters are giving us insights into the lives of whales like never before, so hang on it might be a bumpy ride.

    Admission is free through the generous support of the Ellis Family Foundation. Space is limited and programs often sell out. Please register to reserve your space.

     

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  • Mar09
    MG Talks/Big & Small with Ben Twining, Bigelow Lab for Ocean Sciences

    Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm,

    Registration : Free of charge; donations at the door are greatly appreciated.

    Audience: General Audience; students encouraged to attend.

    Ben Twining, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences presents “Tiny Giants,” a stunningly beautiful visual presentation on ocean microbes, the nearly invisible plants and animals that play an important role in keeping the planet healthy and balanced. For more information on Tiny Giants, click here.

    Admission is free of charge through the generous support of the Ellis Family Foundation. Space is limited. Register to reserve your space! Students encouraged to attend.

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  • Mar30
    MG Talk/Tell-Tail Tales with Joe Harris, The Quest for Sailing Around the World Solo on a 40 ft. Monohull

    Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm,

    Registration : Free of charge. Donations given at the door are greatly appreciated.

    Audience: General Audience; students encouraged to attend.

    Joe Harris, presents his 2015-2016 solo circumnavigation of the globe and his quest to beat the world record aboard the 40ft. monohull, Gryphon Solo 2. Join us for an evening of exciting adventure and thrilling tales as Joe recounts his journey. Joe Harris is both a seasoned offshore sailor as well as an experienced commercial real estate executive, having been engaged in both activities for over 30 years.

    Admission is free of charge through the generous support of the Ellis Family Foundation. Space is limited. Register to reserve your space! Students encouraged to attend

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  • Jul10
    Coastal Explorers – Sailing & Science (session 1)

    Monday, July 10, 2017, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, through Friday, July 14, 2017

    Registration : $450 Non-Member / $400 MG Family Members

    Audience: Ages 8-11

    Climb aboard and set a course for fun and exploration! Throughout the week students learn to sail a traditional Gloucester fishing schooner while participating in exciting hands-on marine science and maritime heritage explorations along the North Shore. Each day, students will board the Schooner Ardelle and sail off to a different destination. Whether it’s to climb the lighthouse on Thacher Island and learn about its nesting seabirds, navigate to Dry Salvages to see seals up close, explore an island with tide pools and a shipwreck, or learn about colonial times at Fort Sewall in Marblehead, fun and good times will be had with every day a new adventure. Perhaps we’ll catch lobsters and fish for Maritime Gloucester’s Aquarium or even see a whale!

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  • Jul24
    Coastal Explorers -- Sailing & Science (session 2)

    Monday, July 24, 2017, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, through Friday, July 28, 2017

    Registration : $450 Non-members / $400 MG Family Members

    Audience: Ages 8-11

    Climb aboard and set a course for fun and exploration! Throughout the week students learn to sail a traditional Gloucester fishing schooner while participating in exciting hands-on marine science and maritime heritage explorations along the North Shore. Each day, students will board the Schooner Ardelle and sail off to a different destination. Whether it’s to climb the lighthouse on Thacher Island and learn about its nesting seabirds, navigate to Dry Salvages to see seals up close, explore an island with tide pools and a shipwreck, or learn about colonial times at Fort Sewall in Marblehead, fun and good times will be had with every day a new adventure. Perhaps we’ll catch lobsters and fish for Maritime Gloucester’s Aquarium or even see a whale!

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  • Aug07
    Coastal Explorers – Voyagers

    Monday, August 7, 2017, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, through Friday, August 11, 2017

    Registration : $450 Non-Member / $400 MG Family Members

    Audience: Ages 12-15

    Haul the sails, cast off the lines and head out on an adventure of a lifetime! 

    During this week-long program, participants will be part of the crew on the Schooner Ardelle on daily voyages to ports and islands along the North Shore in search of adventure and excitement. Students will participate in all areas of shipboard life, such as plotting courses, hauling sails, tying knots, and handling a vessel. Opportunities for leadership and teamwork abound during this week-long adventure program, as students become more confident in their skills, they will take the lead in planning and carrying out daily expeditions.

    No prior sailing experience is required.

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  • Aug06

    Monday, August 6, 2018, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, through Friday, August 10, 2018

    tickets : $1

    Audience: kids

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  • Aug06

    Monday, August 6, 2018, 9:00 am to 10:30 am,

    Tickets : Free

    Free event

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