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October Volunteer Spotlight: Nic King

October Volunteer Spotlight: Nic King

Nic King got his start in the Marine Discovery Center’s summer camp program as a camper, but he enjoyed his experience so much that when he aged out of the program, he returned as a volunteer camp counselor. Now 17, and a senior at Spruce Creek High School, the Port...

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Marine Discovery Center Set For Annual Plein Air Paint Out

Marine Discovery Center Set For Annual Plein Air Paint Out

​ NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 24, 2020 - The 10th annual Plein Air Paint Out is set for Oct. 21-24, and will once again be hosted by the Marine Discovery Center and The Artists’ Workshop NSB. This event combines art and nature when 21 nationally recognized artists...

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MDC October Webinar Explores Seahorse Research

MDC October Webinar Explores Seahorse Research

Seahorses 15 October, 2020 When: Thursday, October 15 at 7:00 pm Where: This program is online via Zoom Cost: FREE | Register online The Marine Discovery Center’s October online lecture will focus on “Exploring Seahorse Research at Bethune-Cookman University.” The...

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Cinema Under the Stars: Hocus Pocus

Cinema Under the Stars: Hocus Pocus

Please join Marine Discovery Center and the City of New Smyrna Beach on Friday October 30, 2020 for Cinema Under the Stars to view the 1993 holiday classic Hocus Pocus in the Hunter Amphitheater at MDC. This film is rated PG with a run time of 96 minutes. Come early...

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September Volunteer Spotlight: Debbie Hinkle

September Volunteer Spotlight: Debbie Hinkle

When you enter the Marine Discovery Center on a Wednesday morning, you will likely encounter volunteer Debbie Hinkle and her sister Sandy Cheney [who also volunteers] at the Welcome Desk. Debbie has extensive volunteer experience in Texas and Florida, ranging from the...

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Marine Discovery Center Set For Annual Plein Air Paint Out

MDC Getting Ready For Annual Plein Air Paint Out Event

by Lisa D. Mickey ​The 10th annual Plein Air Paint Out is set for Oct. 21-24, and will once again be hosted by the Marine Discovery Center and The Artists’ Workshop NSB. This event combines art and nature when 21 nationally recognized artists travel to New Smyrna...

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Florida Weather Myths Focus of September Webinar

Florida Weather Myths Focus of September Webinar

Florida Weather Myths and Safety17September, 2020When: Thursday, September 17 at 7:00 pm Where: This program is online via Zoom Cost: FREE | Register online “Florida Weather Myths and Weather Safety” will be the focus of the Marine Discovery Center’s September online...

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August Volunteer Spotlight: Tanguay Twins

August Volunteer Spotlight: Tanguay Twins

It’s not a stretch to say that twin sisters Lindsey and Brooke Tanguay have grown up at the Marine Discovery Center. Entering their senior year at Spruce Creek High School this fall, the 17-year-olds from Port Orange got their start in MDC’s summer camps as campers...

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Coyotes Are Topic for August Online Public Lecture

Coyotes Are Topic for August Online Public Lecture

Coyotes 20 August, 2020 When: Thursday, August 20 at 7:00 pm Where: This program is online via Zoom Cost: FREE | Register online Coyotes have made their way into cities and neighborhoods around America and coastal Central Florida is no exception. “Coyotes in Florida:...

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