(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA)—The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) invites the entire community to Save the Bay Family Day on September 10 at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach. This free event in celebration of CBF's 50th anniversary will include boat trips, oyster cage building, a chance to meet an eastern screech owl and redhead duck up close, the opportunity to print fish t-shirts, and a chance to meet Mermaid Ariana. Hands-on educational opportunities include a large touch tank full of fish and critters from the nearby Lynnhaven River.
The day also marks the premiere of a new beer by Pleasure House Brewing made from treated rainwater collected at CBF's Brock Center. Rain Barrel: A Bay Saver's Brew is a limited edition CBF 50th anniversary Bohemian Pilsner. Visitors will also enjoy local food trucks, oysters, and ice cream on a fun-filled day for the whole family.
Save the Bay Family Day will take place on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at CBF's Brock Environmental Center at 3663 Marlin Bay Drive in Virginia Beach. The event is free, but attendees must RSVP in advance by visiting www.cbf.org/50Family. Registration includes the option for a discounted CBF membership and the opportunity to win a free boat trip for two on the Jenny S. on September 13. Save the Bay Family Day is made possible by sponsor PRA Group.