Weekends 15-16, 22-23, 29-30*Children
in costume receive free admission
Brooklyn, N.Y. – Sept.
26, 2011 – Frightening fun awaits this Halloween season at the Wildlife
Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium as Ascarium
weekends return October 15-16, 22-23, and 29-30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Halloween-themed activities are planned for aquarium-goers
of all ages. Visitors will get in the spirit of the season as the aquarium will
be decorated with corn stalks, hay bales, pumpkins, and all things autumn. A
haunted Sea-fari Adventure, spooky storytelling, musical performances, and
magic shows are among the activities that will make Ascarium the destination for a safe, fun Halloween this season.
The line-up of Ascarium activities
Saturday, October 15 – Alastair Moock will mesmerize
audiences with his award winning children’s tunes combining folk music and
adventurous song writing as he creates goofy lyrics for popular children’s
songs. (1:30 and 3:30 p.m.)
Saturdays and Sundays, October 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 – SweetBeatz
will keep the place rocking with energetic, original tunes. (1:30 and 3:30
Ascarium is presented by Pepsi.
Contact: Barbara Russo - 718-265-3428; firstname.lastname@example.orgMax Pulsinelli - 718-220-5182; email@example.comSteve Fairchild – 718-220-5189; firstname.lastname@example.org
Conservation Society's New York Aquarium opens every day of the year at 10am, and closing times vary
seasonally. Admission is $14.95 for adults, $10.95 for children ages 3-12 and
$11.95 for senior citizens (65 and older); children under 3 years of age are
admitted free. Fridays after 3pm, admission is by suggested donation. The
Aquarium is located on Surf Avenue at West 8th Street in Coney Island. For directions, information on public events and programs, and
other Aquarium information, call 718-265-FISH or visit our web site at
http://www.nyaquarium.com. Now is the perfect time to visit and show support
for the New York Aquarium, Brooklyn's most heavily attended attraction and a
beloved part of the City of New York.
saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. We do so through science, global
conservation, education and the management of the world’s largest system of
urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. Together these activities
change attitudes towards nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans
living in harmony. WCS is committed to this mission because it is essential to
the integrity of life on Earth.
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