CELEBRATE THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY AT THE AQUATARIUM
Saturday June 22, $6 + HST Admission to the AQ all day!
Seaway 60th Street Event:
• Moose McGuire’s Street Crew at Broad Street Serving Seaway menu of:
• Dunk Tank at Round About back toward water Featuring: Leigh Bursey at 11am, Josh Bennett 11:30am & Bruce Wylie 12pm
• Market Vendors along south end of Broad Street
• Music by Amelia Foley
Aquatarium – Seaway Partner involvement:
SOS – Information booth & Video
FAB – Information booth
St. Lawrence Seaway Management – Information booth & Speaker and Video
Brockville Museum – Information booth
Brockville Tunnel – Information booth
St. Lawrence River Institute – Information Booth biological identification of water samples
Brockville Tourism – Information Booth
Bytown Brigantine – Information Booth and Knots & Heaving Lines on Kelpie Sailboat
Gilbert Marine – Information Booth, Boat Building Assistant and speaker
Canadian Coast Guard Information Booth
Five Mile Light – Information Booth
Brockville DBIA – Information Booth
Survivor of the 1st American War Ship to travel the Seaway in 1959 (1st since 1812) – Information Booth
Tall Ships Festival – Information Booth
Brockville Rowing Club – Information Booth
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.
Partners will be highlighting 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.
FOR THE KIDDOS!
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’s Singer Castle Library replica. 5th Generation Gilbert Marine volunteer onsite for assistance. – Sign up sheets will be available on site as space for each 1 hour work shop is limited. 1:30pm-2:30pm & 3pm-4pm
PIRATE CLASSES & Presentation aboard the HMS ONTARIO replica. – The Movement School and Budokujin Dojo
Knots & Heaving Lines on Kelpie Sail Boat given by Bytown Brigantine
FILM PREMIERES (in the AQ Lighthouse Theatre):
12:40p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – St. Lawrence Seaway Managment– Ready for the Future – A short 4 minute film preceded by a presentation by Andrew Bogera
1:00 pm – 1:45 p.m. – Richard Chahley – Drone presentation
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Gilbert Marine Seaway 60th Address
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – SOS Address & JB King Movie
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Pat Sayeau Prescott Perspective Seaway Address
4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – The Eighth Sea, 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.
Visit The AQ For FREE On Your Birthday!
Terms & Conditions: Please present your government issued ID with your photo and birth date for verification upon arrival to our admissions staff. Birth certificates and passports will accepted for minors. Offer is valid only during Aquatarium’s public operating hours and dates. Promotion may not be used with any other offers. Promotion is non-transferable and must be use on the patron’s actual birth date.