June 8th, 2018

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Antigonish World Oceans Day Event 2017

June 8 is World Oceans Day, a global ocean celebration marked by special events, exploration, awareness, education, conservation, initiatives and beach clean-ups.

This year’s theme is: Our Oceans, Our Future.

For the last three years the St. Francis Xavier University Biology Dept. has been hosting World Ocean Day events for the community. This year marks our 4th event!

On June 11 the department will open its doors for a few hours to showcase the marine touch-tanks to the public. This is a wonderful opportunity to discover and learn about marine biodiversity.

There will be much to see and ‘touch’! We promise, you won’t be disappointeSo, save the date on your calendars and join us this summer. Your kids will LOVE it!


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Organization Name
Antigonish Kids Corner
Organization Type
Other Youth Group
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign


As part of our celebration, we plan to do the following:
  • Event is open to the public
  • Media would be welcome
  • Event will include some special activities or engagements for youth and/or young adults
  • The event will touch on the following themes:
  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic


2320 Notre Dame Avenue, Antigonish County
Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 1Z3 Canada
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