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Sanctuaries and Partners Celebrate Cousteau Day!

On June 25, 2010, ONMS launches "Cousteau Day," a system-wide day of celebration of Jacques Cousteau's life, marking 13 years since his passing and 100 years since his birth on June 11, 1910. In his 87 years, Cousteau's immense contributions to marine science and conservation, including the production of more than 120 documentaries, advancing the science of scuba, and promoting environmental activism, are indisputable.

Join TBNMS in celebrating Cousteau Day:

June 24 at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, bringing Cousteau to a new generation of Great Lakes and Ocean explorers, children are invited to a reading of "Manfish," by Jennifer Berne, and "The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau," by Dan Yaccarino. Enjoy these two wonderfully illustrated children's picture-books, followed by a craft. This event is part of Alpena County Library's Summer Reading Program from 10:00 am - 11:00 am.

June 25 at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, Cousteau Family movie marathon! Watch Cousteau's groundbreaking film "The Silent World" and then dive into "Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures," the award-winning PBS series from Jacques Cousteau's son, Jean-Michel Cousteau, screening and episodes will be shown back-to-back from 10:00 am through 5:00 pm
in the visitor center theater.


For feature showtimes call 989.356.8805 ext. 18.

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