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VIMS @ Virginia Living Museum's STEM Career Day
Saturday, March 2
11am - 3pm
Virginia Living Museum, 524 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601

VIMS is excited to join the VLM for their first STEM Career Day, where attendees can learn about careers in plant and animal care, environmental sciences, and other STEM fields. VIMS staff will share their journey to becoming marine scientists!

CBNERR-VA Discovery Lab - The Spiny World of Echinoderms
Wednesday, March 20
6pm - 8pm
VIMS - Catlett-Burruss Research and Education Lab
Echinoderms are spine covered marine animals with crazy anatomy. Dr. Jonathan Allen will present on these fascinating animals and talk about his research. Activity stations for this Discovery Lab will be designed and run by Williamsburg Montessori School.
A Scientist Walks into a Distillery: Acoustic Exploration of Chesapeake Bay and Beyond!
Wednesday, March 27
6:30pm - 8pm
Copper Fox Distillery, 901 Capitol Landing Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Join us at Copper Fox Distillery in Williamsburg as VIMS Acoustician Dustin Gregg discusses a monumental equipment upgrade aboard the R/V Virginia that allows VIMS scientists to explore the historical waters of Chesapeake Bay using underwater sound!

VIMS @ 6th Annual Virginia Osprey Festival!
Saturday, April 13
9am - 4pm
Town Hill, Colonial Beach, Virginia

VIMS is excited to join the Virginia Osprey Foundation for the 6th Annual Virginia Osprey Festival in beautiful waterfront Colonial Beach, Virginia. The festival is FREE of charge and includes presentations, live bird encounters, nest tours, and more!


VIMS @ Mathews May Faire!
Saturday, May 4
9am - 4pm
Courthouse Green, Main Street, Mathews, VA

VIMS is excited to join the Mathews Historical Museum for the 2024 Mathews May Faire: A Rural Life! Activities will take place both on the Court House Green and in the Museum. All exhibits, entertainment, arts and crafts, and more are FREE.

A Scientist Walks into a Bar: Graduate Student Edition
Thursday, May 16
6:30pm - 8pm
Frothy Moon Brewhouse, 1826 Jamestown Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Join us at Frothy Moon Brewhouse as three VIMS graduate students give 5-minute fast-talks on the important research they are conducting. Drop in, interact with the students, and enter to win door prizes and discounts!

VIMS' 22nd Annual Marine Science Day
Saturday, June 1
10am - 3pm
VIMS - Watermen's Hall, Campus-wide

VIMS' annual open house is a free, fun-filled event for the whole family! Join us for marine science exhibits, child-friendly crafts and activities, hands-on experience with animals, lab and facility tours, and more! Event proceeds rain or shine.