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Sea of Stars fundraiser takes place tonight at Jones Park in Gulfport

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www.wxxv25.com – Janae Jordan – 2022-09-30 15:27:51

Tonight, the will light up the night skies with the Hancock Whitney Sea of Stars fundraiser.

It’s a free community celebration featuring food, music, and one-of-a-kind drone lights and show that will take place at Jones Park in .

The Sea of Stars drone will launch into the darkness above the beautiful Mississippi Sound, creating illuminated three-dimensional shapes and characters such as alligators, dolphins, and turtles.

While festivities will be taking place at Jones Park, a VIP adult-only private event will take place at the…

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Mississippi Aquarium hosts students for Homeschool Days

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www.wxxv25.com – Janae Jordan – 2022-09-15 15:12:36

It’s been a busy day at the Mississippi . They had more than 100 students attend their home school days program, the largest one yet.

Each month, homeschool days takes place to give students pre-K through 12 a chance to explore and participate in hands-on educational activities.

This month’s topic was ocean zones. Students were able to explore the layers of the ocean and learn about the diversity of life in each ocean zone, the adaptations for each layer, and how researchers study the depths.

Worksheets and supplemental materials helped guide students…

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Fall Events At The Mississippi Aquarium Are Fish-Tastic

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by Cherie Ward, Our Mississippi Home

Mermaids, sharks, dolphins, and crustaceans are keeping events cool this fall at the Mississippi in .

But it’s more than just an aquarium. It’s also dinosaurs, yoga classes, an 80s murder mystery, sleepovers, and Sea of the Stars annual community event. With several fanta-sea events at this marine attraction, it could take the remainder of the year just to see it all.

Enchanting Encounters

For two weeks only, jump aboard to discover the magical world above and below the ocean surface with Mermaids & Pirates in mid-October. Adventures include, mermaid diving performances, meet and greet with mermaids, and Mermaid Scales & Pirate Tales VIP experience. The dive performances and mermaid meet and greet appearances are included in general admission.

Dino-Tastic

Roar…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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Mississippi Aquarium takes in Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle

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www.wxxv25.com – Rick Gogreve – 2022-08-17 17:33:21

NOAA Fisheries and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services chose the Mississippi as a recipient of an adult non-releasable Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle.

This new permanent resident was hatched from eggs collected in the wild in 1979 where she spent her life at the Cayman Turtle Centre as part of an experimental breeding program which has since been discontinued.

The aquarium’s turtle is just one of ten remaining of the original hatchling group.

She, along with the other nine turtles, flew to Sea World in Orlando in April where they received care during a 90-day…

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Mississippi Aquarium completes successful summer outreach program

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www.wxxv25.com – Rick Gogreve – 2022-08-11 13:36:18

The Mississippi wrapped up its outreach program for the summer with some stellar numbers.

Over the course of the summer, Aquarium officials traveled more than 5,500 miles in June and July, reaching more than 3,000 children in libraries and camps across 45 Mississippi cities.

The outreach program provided participants with an overview of how operates through an interactive, hands-on learning experience.

Attendees had the opportunity to participate in several activities, such as constructing water filters, observing blood smears under a…

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An AMAZING underwater experience at Mississippi Aquarium | SeaTrek | Gulfport, Mississippi

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REVIEW – Mississippi Aquarium, Gulfport MS 2022, Mississippi Gulf Coast

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Mississippi Aquarium recognizes majority-female dive time in honor of Women’s Dive Day 2022

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www.wxxv25.com – Lorraine Weiskopf – 2022-07-15 15:00:47

Tomorrow is ‘Women’s Dive Day.’ As we spotlight women in this male dominated industry, 25’s Lorraine Weiskopf stopped by the to speak with a member of their majority female dive team.

“You’ll hear a lot of parents talk to their kids about the divers in the water and they’ll say ‘look honey, he’s cleaning’ and I’m like actually ‘she’s cleaning.’”

Michaela Fruci puts on…

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Get lost in time at the dinosaur exhibit opening at Mississippi Aquarium

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www.wxxv25.com – Janae Jordan – 2022-05-27 15:33:29

There’s a new attraction at the in that is dino-mite!

Your ticket for the Mississippi will also double as a passport to Pangea for their new Dinosaurs around the World: The Great Outdoors exhibit. MDEQ Geologist James Starnes said, “Right here in Mississippi, we do have quite a number of dinosaurs that have been found. Our dinosaur age rocks are actually northeast Mississippi, but we…

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Mississippi Aquarium, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College partner on successful Mardi Gras bead recycling program

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2022-04-21 17:07:28

, MS — , in a partnership with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, is sending more than 10,000 pounds of beads and plastic trinkets to be recycled at the Arc of Greater New Orleans (ArcGNO).

The bead drive started in mid-February and ran through the end of March.

“The drive was a huge success for the community,” Mississippi Public Relations and Communications Manager Jeff Clark…

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