Meet Beach Creatures

Sponsored by Joppa Flats


Joppa Flats Education Center, Newburyport MA


(suitable for children 2 & up)


Nonmembers can join today during checkout and take immediate advantage of member prices.

**Please note that Meet Beach Creatures is cancelled on Saturday, July 20.

Drop in before the beach, after the beach, or instead of the beach! Our 110-gallon tide pool touch tank is open for fun hands-on learning, Thursdays through Sundays, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, June 27 through August 18. Volunteers interpret the amazing animals you may or may not have seen on your own beach visits, answering all the "why, what, how" questions that all ages want to know. Program themes centered on local ecology and wildlife change every day, offering crafts, games, and two daily family presentations at 11:00 and 1:00.

$2 suggested donation per child. No individual preregistration is required, but if you have a group of 10 or more, please call ahead.

This program does not run on July 4, July 21, or August 3.

Registration not required.
Register by mail: program registration form (PDF 66K)
For your own security, DO NOT send credit card information via email.

For more information, contact:

1 Plum Island Turnpike
Newburyport, MA 01950