Monthly Archives: May 2013

Help build Barney’s new home!

This Saturday, June 1, 2013 the Aquarium’s new harbor seal exhibit will open to the public. Do you remember what it looked like before? Gone are the chain link fence and the creosote-soaked pilings! Our harbor seals will have more more »

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Single-pilot submersible on display at the Seattle Aquarium

Now through next Tuesday, May 28, the Aquarium is displaying a single-pilot submersible, the DeepWorker, in the hallway between the Crashing Waves and Life on the Edge exhibits. This completely self-contained vehicle has easy-to-use foot pedals and hand controls, two more »

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May 12: Mother's Day at the Seattle Aquarium

Join us to celebrate moms and discover some of the secrets of our sea animal mothers. Seattle Aquarium member moms can get a free latte from our café at any point during the day, and we’ll also be offering a more »

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Help build Barney’s new home! GiveBIG May 15

Over the years the Seattle community has helped the Aquarium accomplish very ambitious education, conservation and fundraising goals—we couldn’t do it without you. So we want you to be the first to hear about our upcoming plans for GiveBIG and more »

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Longtime Seattle Aquarium volunteer retires from NOAA after 30 years

Orlay Johnson has been involved with the Seattle Aquarium for the past 32 years: first as a volunteer, then as a staff member (in a now-defunct position called “Tour Guide”), and again as a volunteer after he began his 30-year more »

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