Aquarium Hires New Stranding Response Coordinator

February 24, 2016 | 1:00 pm |  View Release

(Virginia Beach, VA) The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center hired new Stranding Response Coordinator Alex Costidis to oversee the Stranding Response Program on Monday.
Costidis comes to the Aquarium’s Stranding Response Program with over 16 years’ experience in stranding response. His most recent position was with the Univer... Read More

Four Beers, Three Courses, One Awesome Night

February 23, 2016 | 12:00 pm |  View Release

(Virginia Beach, VA) Two of the most sought-after food and drink options in Virginia will be paired at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center’s first-ever Sensible Seafood Craft Beer Dinner. On Thursday, March 10, at 6 p.m., fresh, sustainable seafood and one of Virginia’s premier craft breweries take center stage at the Harydw... Read More

Spring Happenings

February 18, 2016 | 12:00 pm |  View Release

EXPERIENCE AN ABUNDANCE OF LEARNING AND FUN AT THE VIRGINIA AQUARIUM HAPPENINGS
VIRGINIA AQUARIUM SEA ADVENTURES
Explore the Bay Sea Adventure, March 12 and 13, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Accompany Virginia Aquarium educators for a special four-hour trip as we explore the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and the man-made islands of the Chesa... Read More

E-Cycling Event Has Grown Exponentially

February 2, 2016 | 1:07 pm |  View Release

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) "It all started with cell phones," said April Strickland, Assistant Development Officer for the Virginia Aquarium. "When we saw the response from the community, we knew there was a need for even more."
The Virginia Aquarium’s semi-annual e-cycling event has become a mainstay for Hampton Roads loc... Read More