CELEBRATE THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY AT THE AQUATARIUM
Saturday June 22, 1-5 pm
FUN FOR EVERYONE
Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the St. Lawrence Seaway though fun and informative displays. In conjunction with local partners who are part of the Seaway community, the Aquatarium is hosting a community event that highlights the Seaway and its importance to the region.
LEARN ABOUT THE SEAWAY: Partner displays and contributions in including the following organizations:
SOS, OPG, St. Seaway Management, Brockville Museum, Brockville Tunnel, St. Lawrence River Institute, Brockville Tourism, Brockville Library, Bytown Brigantine, Gilbert Marine, Canadian Coast Guard, Five Mile Light and more!
Partners will highlight the importance of the Seaway and the role it plays in their industry, methods for conservation, and/or how the seaway has impacted their lives.
BUILD A SHIP: Kids can build a model seaway ship in the AQ Library. The AQ will provide wooden parts for a small laker that kids will assemble and paint at the AQ.
FILM PREMIERES (in the Lighthouse Theatre): Caterpillar reformatted a 1958 film about the construction of the seaway narrated by Walter Cronkite. This will be the only known public showing of this film in recent history and the first since being remastered! Also showing a showing of the new Seaway Video, new Laker Video, and Lost Villages Video.
Stay tuned into the Aquatarium website and social media for updates closer to the event date!