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Basic Tips For Better Birding

Basic Tips For Better Birding

By Lisa D. Mickey Birds have a way of sending you back to your field guide, especially when winter migrants start soaring into Florida, landing on the pond behind your house and making you wonder exactly which bird you are seeing out your back door. That has been the...

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MDC November Lecture Looks at Lagoon’s Legacy

MDC November Lecture Looks at Lagoon’s Legacy

Legacy of the Lagoon 19 November, 2020 When: Thursday, November 19 at 7:00 pm Where: This program is online via Zoom Cost: FREE | Register online The Marine Discovery Center’s November online lecture will feature one woman’s lifelong experience on the water in her...

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November Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Campbell

November Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Campbell

Linda Campbell has earned her stripes as one of the Marine Discovery Center’s most experienced volunteers. The Ohio native and retired elementary school teacher has volunteered at MDC since 2007. She worked at the Welcome Desk back when the center was housed in two...

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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

Our Hocus Pocus movie event is now SOLD OUT! BUT you can still join us from 4-6 for our FREE Trunk or Treat organized by the City of New Smyrna Beach!!Friday Oct 30th | 4pm – 6pm (prior to Hocus Pocus) at Marine Discovery CenterLocal merchants will be giving out tasty...

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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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