Friday, August 15, 2008

Toddlers to "Observe Oceans" at Port Discover, August 21

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844,
Observing Oceans Planned for Port Discover’s Toddler Time, August 21

Elizabeth City, NC — “Observing Oceans” is the theme for Port Discover’s Toddler Time, August 21 at 10:00. Preschoolers will learn about the water cycle and salt water, discover a “magic floating egg”, and make and take home their own ocean in a bottle.

A fee of $5.00 per family and reservations are required. Program is for 3 – 5 year-olds and parents or guardians must accompany the child.

Port Discover is located at 613 East Main Street, Elizabeth City. Port Discover’s hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or

Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.

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