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Clothing Drive Jan 7th-31st

We are partnering with Safe Inc. of Schenectady for the month of January.
Any donations are greatly appreciated! Anything helps, from clothes to hygiene products, cooking tools, and more!
Our donation bin is located at admissions, when you donate at the aquarium you will receive $2 off your admissions ticket.

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Dragon Day Jan 14th

Join us for a day filled with activities centered around dragons. We will be selling combo tickets for this event with "Do You Believe" because rumor has it that they also have a dragon over there... We have our bearded dragon Izzy at the aquarium as well. Activities include - A dragon egg hunt - Dragon themed book read along - Game table - Facepainter - Scavenger hunt at DYB

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Mermaid Day Jan 21st

Join us for mermaid day! The event will start with a mermaid princess performance on our Koi pond and then the princess will make her rounds and do crafts and take photos with the children. This will be followed with a mermaid dive show! A mermaid craft and other games will be part of the event as well. The event starts on the koi pond at 12pm. And the event will end with a mermaid dive show at 1:30pm

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Jellyfish Touch Tank Jan 28th

Join us as we have our second ever Jellyfish Touch Tank at Via Aquarium. 
YES, you will actually be able to touch the jellyfish!!! 
Event Schedule:
11:00-12:00 & 4:00-5:00 at Craft Corner by Admissions 
Don't forget to head over to our Adoption Clinics while you wait!

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Pet Adoption Clinic Jan 28th

Join us for our Pet Adoption Clinic! See Rhonda's Reptiles at Via Do You Believe from 12:00-2:00pm for the exotic pet adoptions including snakes, lizards, geckos, hedgehogs and more (animals are subject to change). Homeward Bound Dog Rescue will be located in the Education Theater inside the aquarium from 2:00-4:00pm with a few of their adopatable dogs! Please consider donating to both of these non-profit rescues while you're here, they are accepting monetary donations and cleaning supplies.

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Sensory Friendly Day Jan 31st

Please join us as we turn the lights and sound down for a family & sensory friendly event at the aquarium!

Valentine’s Dinner

Valentine's A-Moray Dinner Feb 14th

We are happy to be bringing back our Annual A-Moray Dinner for it’s fourth year!
Come enjoy a delicious dinner this Valentine’s Day as our animals and exhibits provide a romantic backdrop for you.
This event is for adults 21 and over. Also note, you only need to purchase 1 ticket per couple.
Tickets went live on 1/16/23, tables are first come first served and members are eligible for a discounted rate.

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Day Camp February 21st-24th

Warm up at the aquarium as we dive into Part 2 of our Winter Day Camps!

This week we will focus on concepts of conservation including invasive species, climate change, and the solutions.

Tickets are available for the full week (four days), a single full day (10:30am-4:00pm), or half-day (10:30am-1:30pm).
 Camp activities will include hands-on animal encounters, behind-the-scenes tours, scavenger hunts, arts and crafts, science experiments, and more.