Events & Activities

Throughout the year, Florida Oceanographic stays busy with special events, fundraisers, educational activities, research activities, restoration work and advocacy for healthy, well managed ecosystems.  Below are some of the many opportunities for you to become engaged in our effort to inspire environmental stewardship.  Stay tuned and check our calendar often.  Activities are added weekly.  
 
 

Upcoming Events

Oyster Shell Bagging

Date: Fri, Jan 19, 2018, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Research Events
Summary: Attention oyster volunteers! Join us for an oyster shell bagging at 9 a.m. at the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center and help bag oyster shells that will eventually be deployed into the Indian River Lagoon for restoration. Please wear closed-toe shoes, appropriate clothing and bring a reusable water bottle. Gloves provided. Participants not wearing closed toe shoes will not be allowed to participate for liability/safety reasons. more…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Jan 21, 2018, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 7 to Feb 25, 2018
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Join our education and volunteer staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography every Sunday morning at Stuart Beach from 8:30-10 am. This value-added event includes admission to the center for that Sunday. Meet your guide at the basketball court at Stuart Beach. more…

Coastal Lecture Series

Date: Mon, Jan 22, 2018, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Coastal experts from around the area will converge at Florida Oceanographic Society’s Coastal Lecture Series, bringing awareness and education to various environmental topics. more…

Seagrass Survey

Date: Thu, Jan 25, 2018, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Research Events
Summary: Spend the morning underwater collecting seagrass data with our research team! Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a mask and snorkel. Ideally, volunteers will have experience snorkeling and be willing to learn how to identify and measure seagrass species. more…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Jan 28, 2018, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 7 to Feb 25, 2018
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Join our education and volunteer staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography every Sunday morning at Stuart Beach from 8:30-10 am. This value-added event includes admission to the center for that Sunday. Meet your guide at the basketball court at Stuart Beach. more…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Feb 4, 2018, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 7 to Feb 25, 2018
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Join our education and volunteer staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography every Sunday morning at Stuart Beach from 8:30-10 am. This value-added event includes admission to the center for that Sunday. Meet your guide at the basketball court at Stuart Beach. more…

Coastal Lecture Series

Date: Mon, Feb 5, 2018, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Coastal experts from around the area will converge at Florida Oceanographic Society’s Coastal Lecture Series, bringing awareness and education to various environmental topics. more…

Volunteer Information Session

Date: Wed, Feb 7, 2018, 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Category: Volunteer Meetings
Summary: Attend our volunteer information session and learn about becoming an exhibit guide as well as other ways to get involved at the Coastal Center. more…

2018 Clay Shoot

Date: Fri, Feb 9, 2018, 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Special Events
Summary: Join Florida Oceanographic Society for a Clay Shoot at the South Florida Shooting Club! All proceeds benefit Florida Oceanographic Society. more…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Feb 11, 2018, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 7 to Feb 25, 2018
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Join our education and volunteer staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography every Sunday morning at Stuart Beach from 8:30-10 am. This value-added event includes admission to the center for that Sunday. Meet your guide at the basketball court at Stuart Beach. more…

Coastal Lecture Series

Date: Mon, Feb 12, 2018, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Coastal experts from around the area will converge at Florida Oceanographic Society’s Coastal Lecture Series, bringing awareness and education to various environmental topics. more…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Feb 18, 2018, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 7 to Feb 25, 2018
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Join our education and volunteer staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography every Sunday morning at Stuart Beach from 8:30-10 am. This value-added event includes admission to the center for that Sunday. Meet your guide at the basketball court at Stuart Beach. more…

Coastal Lecture Series

Date: Mon, Feb 19, 2018, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Coastal experts from around the area will converge at Florida Oceanographic Society’s Coastal Lecture Series, bringing awareness and education to various environmental topics. more…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Feb 25, 2018, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 7 to Feb 25, 2018
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Join our education and volunteer staff as we discuss beach dynamics, biology, and oceanography every Sunday morning at Stuart Beach from 8:30-10 am. This value-added event includes admission to the center for that Sunday. Meet your guide at the basketball court at Stuart Beach. more…

Coastal Lecture Series

Date: Mon, Mar 5, 2018, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Coastal experts from around the area will converge at Florida Oceanographic Society’s Coastal Lecture Series, bringing awareness and education to various environmental topics. more…

Coastal Lecture Series

Date: Mon, Mar 12, 2018, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Coastal experts from around the area will converge at Florida Oceanographic Society’s Coastal Lecture Series, bringing awareness and education to various environmental topics. more…

Oceans Alive 2018

Date: Sun, Mar 18, 2018, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Category: Special Events
Summary: Annual gala to celebrate and support Florida Oceanographic Society's mission to inspire environmental stewardship of Florida's coastal ecosystems through education, research an advocacy. Enjoy dinner, live & silent auction, music & more! more…

Coastal Lecture Series

Date: Mon, Mar 19, 2018, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Coastal experts from around the area will converge at Florida Oceanographic Society’s Coastal Lecture Series, bringing awareness and education to various environmental topics. more…

Thanksgiving - Coastal Center Closed

Date: All day Thu, Nov 22, 2018 Recurs Every 12 months on the fourth Thu, starting Nov 24, 2011
Category: Coastal Center Features

Christmas Day - Coastal Center Closed

Date: All day Tue, Dec 25, 2018 Recurs Every 12 months on the 25th, starting Dec 25, 2011
Category: Coastal Center Features
Summary: Wishing you and your family a very merry Christmas! more…