Upcoming Gray’s Reef events

Life’s a Beach Free Family Day!

Jepson Center – July 11 @ 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

The day celebrates the exhibition Life’s a Beach, which features works by British photographer Martin Parr. During Free Family Day, guests can transport themselves to exotic beaches by having their photo taken in front of a beach chair green screen. Other activities include gallery games, flip-flop decorating and kite making. As participating organizations, the Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and the Tybee Island Marine Science Center will set up activity tables in the Jepson Center atrium.

NOAA ship Nancy Foster Open House tour

July 26, 2015 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Joinhe Gray’s Reef expedition crew aboard the NOAA research vessel Nancy Foster, charged to explore the underwater wonders protected in the sanctuary found offshore of Georgia. The ship will be docked on River Street’s Rousakis Plaza with guided tours on Sunday July 26, 10AM – 2PM. Activities dockside will include a photo booth, cornhole toss, t-shirt sales and more! Come hear all about the research mission scheduled for July 27 – August 5 and follow the ship’s log at graysreef.noaa.gov.

Sanctuary Advisory Council meeting

August 19, 2015 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The next quarterly meeting of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary’s Advisory Council is scheduled for Wednesday, August 19, 2015 from 10:30AM to 4:30PM. The meeting is open to the public and will be held at the Beaufort County Library 311 Scott St. Beaufort, SC 29902.

For more details about the council, please visit http://graysreef.noaa.gov/management/sac/welcome.html

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