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Whales on the Lawn Festival

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

$5 – $7
 Join the Audubon Society of Rhode Island, New Bedford Whaling Museum, and Whale and Dolphin Conservation for a day of family fun. This immersive event will bring visitors close and personal with whales. Each organization will display a life-sized inflatable whale ranging from 43-65 ft providing an exclusive opportunity to experience how big whales really are. The day will be filled with activities, a whale scavenger hunt, and crafts for all ages. Entry fee will be shared among all participating organizations to assist in their conservation efforts of our local whale species.
Admission is $5 for participating organization members (Audubon Society of RI, New Bedford Whaling Museum or Whale and Dolphin Conservation). A membership card is required at entry.
The fee for non-members is $7, and free for children under 3.


September 23
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$5 – $7
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Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium
1401 Hope St.
Bristol, RI United States
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