Monday, December 6, 2010

December 2010: Learn Where the Wild Critters Are... At Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844, | Jessica Faulkingham, 252-338-6117,
Learn Where the Wild Critters Are... At Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science, Saturday, December 11

Elizabeth City, NC — Learn what creatures live in the woods and the swamps of the Albemarle at Where the Wild Critters Are at Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science on December 11 at 11:00 am. Paul Williams, Crew Leader from NC Wildlife Resources Commission, makes a visit to Port Discover for an engaging program about the abundant wildlife in the Albemarle area. Included in the presentation will be a wide selection of furs, skins, wings, and animal skulls for the children to investigate!

Second Saturday Science is free, thanks to the program sponsor, Gateway Bank. Please call 252-338-6117 or to reserve a spot. Port Discover is located at 611 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Port Discover’s hours Tuesday through Friday are 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, and Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or visit

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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