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Friday, September 9, 2016

Saturday - free tours of URI’s research ship in Narragansett

URI to celebrate 40th anniversary of research vessel Endeavor

WHAT: The University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography is offering free tours of the Endeavor, a world-class research vessel. 

Event also includes science exhibits and a sea-life touch tank for kids. 

Food trucks and free parking available.

WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett Bay Campus, 215 South Ferry Road, Narragansett.

WHO: Gov. Gina Raimondo, Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea, URI President M. David Dooley and Bruce Corliss, dean of URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, will make remarks starting at 9:30 a.m. 

Gov. Raimondo and Secretary Gorbea will then tour the ship. 

Congressman James Langevin will tour the ship mid-day.