Eastern Shore Centre Splash Pad

Date: Friday, August 29

Time: 10am

Location: 30500 Alabama 181, Spanish Fort, AL 36527

Cost: Free

Registration: Via email to coordinator, Michele Landrum at

Registration deadline: Day of event

Join us for some fun, wet, back to school fun! All ages are welcome. Bring a swimsuit, towel, and sunblock. Anyone wanting to bring snacks or drinks would be appreciated. The rainout plan is Laser Tag at Eastern Shore Lanes. All participants confirming via email will receive notification of a rain out by 9 am Aug. 29th.



Alligator Alley

Date: Friday, September 5

Time: 10am

Location: 19500 County Road 71, Summerdale, AL 36580

Cost: Adults: $8.00, children: $6.00, ages 3 & under are free.

Registration: Via registration form @

Registration deadline: Wednesday, August 27th.

“FEED the Alligators…..HOLD AN ALLIGATOR.” Have lunch in the shade at the Picnic Area after your guided adventure with a walk to the elevated viewing platform, where you can see over 450 alligators now from hatchlings to mature adults, relaxing, sunbathing, courting and nesting. Come during feeding times and you can see the feeding crew walk right out to the alligators to feed them! After a breath taking view, continue your adventure with a nature walk on the elevated boardwalk and see alligators in their natural habitat along with other natural inhabitants such as turtles, ospreys, owls and bull frogs only a couple feet away!


The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies

Date: Friday, September 26

Time: 9am

Location: 10801 Dolphin Ln, Gulfport, MS 39503

Cost:  Adults: $9.00, children $7.00, ages 2 & under are free.

Registration: Via registration form @

Registration deadline: Wednesday, September 17th.

At South Mississippi’s premier marine education and conservation center, visitors of all ages will be engaged in a fun, hands-on learning experience that will help to understand and appreciate the species that make our Gulf Coast waters unique.
NEW! Animal Adventures: There are a variety of Animal Adventures at CMER. Students will experience one of several animal encounters where reptiles star in an informative affair and tropical birds entertain. In the Dolphin Presentation, visitors will see Bottlenose Dolphins, Bo and Buster, work with their trainers and interact with other guests while learning and hearing about these intelligent and graceful animals from trained IMMS staff.
Museum: Explore 2,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and life-size replicas of sea creatures. Sift through the sand for a shark tooth and identify the species. Admire the marine-inspired local art and analyze artifacts.
Discovery Room: Encounter the touch pools. Touch stingrays or cow-nose rays, and get “up close and personal” with horseshoe crabs, sea stars, and other marine animals. Observe various saltwater, brackish and freshwater fish, invertebrates, frogs, and marsh turtles in aquariums.
Auditorium: Experience an underwater adventure on the big screen. Short documentaries are shown daily in our 180-seat auditorium.
We will also dig for fossils and rescue a stranded “dolphin”!  Picnic facilities are on-site for those wishing to bring a lunch to enjoy after the adventure.