Lunch & Learn
Join us on Friday, August 8th at noon
for the Manatee Center Lunch & Learn!
Save a River and Love Your Lagoon
Bring your lunch and join us on Friday, August 8 at noon for our FREE Lunch and Learn lecture featuring guest speaker Jim Harter, President of the Stuart Flyrodders. He is speaking on behalf of the Rivers Coalition and will speak from the heart about threats to the St. Lucie River and the Indian River Lagoon and what actions we can take to help save these treasures. Mr. Harter is an avid fisherman with a deep love of the Treasure Coast and serves on the board of the Martin County Coastal Conservation Association.
Our number one goal is to provide quality education to all of our visitors!
Looking for something new and exciting for your child?
The Manatee Center is offering weekend workshops, hands-on educational programs, and special events just for you!
Join the Manateam!
Looking for something fun to do?
Become a Volunteer!
We are always looking for awesome volunteers to make the Manatee Center shine! Have you ever wondered if manatees have fingernails? Or how a corn snake got its name? There's so much to explore and learn when you become a member of the ManaTeam!
Spend your time exploring for manatees in our creek or talking to people from around the world. Perform animal encounters with our amazing touch tank and if you're brave enough, our snake!
You could even show visitors the best gifts in town in the Vanishing Mermaid Gift Shop!
Make some amazing friends and give back to the community! The rewards are endless as a Manatee Center Volunteer!
Contact our Program Coordinator at
(772)466-1600 X3334 for more information
Gift Shop News
Vanishing Mermaid Gift Shop
Time for Some Florida Fun
Whether you are visiting our area for the first time or enjoying a Florida "staycation" stop by the Vanishing Mermaid for your Fun 'n the Sun needs!
Manatee Beach Towel
Foldable Sun Hat
Fashion Sun Shades
Here are a few specials:
Fashion scarves 20% off
All jewelry 20% to 50% off
Fiber Doormats Now only $10