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Art Weekend: Turtle Wave

April 26 - 28, 2019
10:00AM - 4:00PM
Community art to save the ocean. Free with admission. April 26-28

Wave of Action

Make a turtle,
join the wave
The ocean is facing problems – but together we can make a wave of change. This April, hundreds of Tacomans joined to make a "Turtle Wave" of paper turtles, each with a pledge to protect the ocean.
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A wave of art
to save the ocean
The turtles were attached to blue silk "waves," then hung in a floating tribute to Tacoma's care for the ocean. Each turtle earned money towards ocean conservation in the Ocean Art Challenge. We made 3,600 turtles, raising $10,068!!
Ocean Art Challenge

See The Wave

Turtle Wave goes on tour
DateTimePlace
April 26-May 99:30am-5pmPoint Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
May 17-28Hours varyEastside Center, 3513 Portland Ave. E, Tacoma
June 910am-5pmTacoma Ocean Fest at the Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St.
June 16-28Hours varyPeople's Center, 1602 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma

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