Community Events



October 24 from 12-4PM. Grand Opening fundraiser and adoption event to benefit Rhode Home Rescue! Join us to celebrate the opening of our brand new facility in East Greenwich with adoptable dogs, food, vendors, live music, FREE training workshops, games, raffles and fun for a cause! 2020 was difficult for everyone, but non-profits in particular were unable to raise funds for their work with the events and fundraisers they count on. Details HERE.

COVID-19 VACCINATION SITE (no appt required)Saturday’s – Tuesdays at 40 Harvey Tichon Road from 9AM-4PM.

DISCOVERY CENTER VISIT Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:45-11:15am and 2:15-3:45pm at the National Marine Life Center (120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532). Enjoy a private visit to our Marine Animal Discovery Center and learn about Cape Cod marine life and the work we do at National Marine Life Center to rehabilitate seals and sea turtles. This registration grants you and up to 5 additional people access to our Discovery Center for up to 1 to 1/2 hours of fun and learning! Your visit includes up to 45 minutes of guided chats with activities, plus up to 45 minutes of free exploration time. Masks are required for everyone over 3 years of age, and must be worn for the entirety of your visit. See amazing specimens like whale vertebrae, baleen, seal pelts, turtle skulls, and the tools we use in our= Marine Animal Hospital. Hear an update about our current patients as you = watch them receive care and get better on our TV Screens, broadcasting live= from the Marine Animal Hospital. Finally, take part in a special activity of your choice! Choose from one or more of the following. Please write you= r choice in the “Appointment Notes” section! ~ Caring for Seal Pups: See a demonstration (using a stuffed animal) of how we tube-feed a seal patient! You’ll also have the chance to try it out yourself. ~ Sea Creature Craft: Make a marine-themed craft or two. We try to use reusable or recycled materials to keep it eco-friendly. ~ Saving Sea Turtles:  Participate in a mock sea turtle exam (using a plastic model sea turtle)! For an extra $10, add an Ambassador Animal Encounter and enjoy a touch-free meet-and-greet with our resident box turtles! Book today HERE..