Shark Week, Discovery Channel’s weeklong series of television programs about sharks, begins on August 10th. The Museum of Coastal Carolina is getting a head start on Shark Week by making sharks the topic of its Tuesday night Sandbar Lecture Series, cosponsored by OIB Surf & Java. At 6:00 PM on August 5, join guest speaker Andy Gould as he explores the many amazing species of sharks that call coastal North Carolina home. Learn about their important and impressive role as the top predators in their watery environment. Andy’s program will bring sharks to life through engaging activities and hands-on, interactive props.
Andy Gould is the Outreach Coordinator for the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. He travels throughout southeastern North Carolina sharing his passion for nature with a variety of audiences.
The Museum of Coastal Carolina is located at 21 East Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC. Admission to the museum is free for members. Non-member all-day admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $6 for children (3-12), and free for age 2 and under. A 7-day vacation pass is just $69 for two adults and up to four children. The museum participates in the Blue Star Museums program which offers free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Free admission includes the military ID cardholder plus up to five family members. For more information about the Museum of Coastal Carolina, call 910-579-1016 or visit www.MuseumPlanetarium.org.