NORWALK, Conn. -- Every touch a live jellyfish?
Jiggle A Jelly, where visitors can safely touch one is on tap for kids at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk.
The "Dragon" exhibit starring a rare, black dragon, is part of the "Connecticut Attraction," open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Aquarium offers special programs for kids, ages 6 to 12 during the upcoming spring break week, April 11 to 15.
In Spring Vacation Adventures, kids 6 to 12, explore a different part of the Aquarium's watery world each day. Kids, ages 9 to 12, can dabble in the activities of real marine biologists, from fish dissections to aquarium set-up and maintenance.
All programs meet from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre-care from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and post-care from 4 to 5:30 p.m. is also available during spring break week.
The Spring Vacation Adventures program is $100 per day or $500 for the full week. ($90 / $450 for Maritime Aquarium members.)
Pre-care is $20 additional per day or $85 for the week. Post-care is $40 per day or $170 for the week.
Maritime Aquarium members receive discounts.
Children should bring a snack, a bag lunch and an appetite for adventure. The Aquarium requires health-exam forms for every child enrolled. Space is limited and advance registration is required.
For reservations or more details, call (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206, or visit www.maritimeaquarium.org.
The Aquarium is located at 10 N. Water St., Norwalk.
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