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This Sunday, July 19 at 10 a.m. the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) is celebrating Children’s Day at the Punta Culebra Nature Center with games, marine animal exhibitions, display and observation of frogs, face painting for kids, art workshops and more. The cost for admission is $3 for residents, $5 for non-residents $5, and $1 for children 13 years and under. For details contact Tel. Tel. 212-8793 or write PuntaCulebra@si.edu
The Punta Culebra Nature Center (PCNC) is a non-profit initiative of STRI that relies on the support of the Smithsonian Foundation of Panama and international entities. It offers visitors an open-air museum focusing mainly on marine science and education, conservation and interpretation of marine coastal environments. More than 700,000 students and visitors have visited PCNC since it opened in 1996, and hundreds of schools have taken part in its educational program.