SSEA Stories Writing Contest

screen-shot-2016-10-28-at-4-57-27-pmContest Rules:

  • All work must be wholly original.
  • Story must be themed around the Puget Sound.
  • Stories should be 2,500 words or less (about 1-4 pages).
  • Co-Authoring is not allowed.
  • Authors must choose one of the following writing prompts to inspire their story:
    • Adventure at Midnight
    • Message in a Bottle
    • A Ferocious Beast

How to submit a story:
E-mail: center@SSEAcenter.org (Subject Line: SSEA Stories Submission)

Mail or hand-delivery:
309 State Ave NE, Olympia WA 98501

Entries will be accepted November 1st – November 30th. Please include author’s name, age, email address, and phone number with your submission. Submissions with missing, illegible, or out of date contact information will not be considered.

Click HERE for more information, rules, and prizes.

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2016/2017 Discovery Speaker Series OPENS October 20th, 7 pm

Join us for the first of 6 events in this season’s Discovery Speaker Series.  Doors open at 6:30 pm. Speaker from 7 – 8:30 pm.  2016discoveryspeakerseriesweb

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EstuSCAREium!!

estuscareium2016bwebCome visit the Estuarium this month for “EstuSCAREium,” including spooky exhibits that feature toxoplasmosis, marine debris, and wolf eel trivia.

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October 9, 1 – 5, SSEA the Sound Cruise

SSEA the Sound Cruise – Tickets still available

sseathesoundWhen: October 9, 2016
Time
:  1 pm – 5 pm
Where: Leaving from and returning to Olympia Port Plaza Dock
CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS: $ 75 non-members/$65 members

Join us for an afternoon of marine education, cash bar, guest Speakers and enjoy the beautiful views of south Puget unnamed-9Sound aboard the 80 passenger, luxury yacht “My Girl.” Support marine/estuary education. 

Our special guests this year are Dr. Dayv Lowry and Phil Dionne of Washington Fish and Wildlife, with their presentation “The Conservation of Dinner: Why Forage Fish Matter.”

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Having a great time.
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Cetacean September – All things whales and dolphins!

14188408_10154620144273109_4713331972028825642_oCome visit the Estuarium this month for “Cetacean September,” where we will be celebrating all things whales and dolphins!

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Meet the Beach – LAST Days for 2016

Last 2 days for 2016 “Meet the Beach” are:

  • Friday, August 19th, 12 – 3, Burfoot County Park
  • Saturday, August 20th, 1 – 4, Tolmie State Park

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