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

Coastal Lecture Series

Date: Mon, Apr 3, 2017, 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. Presentations are free, public is welcome. more…

2nd Annual Signature Golf Tournament

Date: Fri, Apr 7, 2017, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Category: Special Events
Summary: Friday, April 7, 2017 Champions Club at Summerfield 3400 Summerfield Way Stuart, FL 34997 more…

Volunteer Information Session

Date: Tue, Apr 11, 2017, 2:00 PM to 3:00 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…

Oyster Shell Bagging

Date: Fri, Apr 14, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Research Events
Summary: 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. more…

Heritage on the Half Shell

Date: Tue, Apr 18, 2017, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Category: Special Events
Summary: Join Dr. Vincent Encomio for an oyster cruise aboard Schooner Lily on the St. Lucie River. Learn fascinating oyster lore and discover how oysters are being restored to waters that historically had extensive oyster reefs. more…

Seagrass Matting Event

Date: Wed, Apr 19, 2017, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Category: Research Events
Summary: Florida Oceanographic Society is seeking volunteers to help with a Seagrass Restoration Project at the Coastal Center. Participants will help weave seagrass mats (transplant units) that will eventually be used to restore seagrass meadows in the Indian River Lagoon. more…

Adopt A Highway

Date: Thu, Apr 20, 2017, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Special Events
Summary: Meet us at the Coastal Center parking lot, wear closed-toe shoes and help us clean up our stretch of Ocean Boulevard! Call Rosemary Badger at (772) 225-0505 ext. 109 for more details. more…

Heritage on the Half Shell

Date: Fri, Apr 21, 2017, 6:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Category: Special Events
Summary: Join Dr. Vincent Encomio for an oyster cruise aboard Schooner Lily on the St. Lucie River. Learn fascinating oyster lore and discover how oysters are being restored to waters that historically had extensive oyster reefs. more…

1/2 Price Admission

Date: All day Sat, Apr 22, 2017
Category: Coastal Center Features
Summary: Enjoy 1/2 Price Admission to the Coastal Center in celebration of Earth Day! more…

Special Activity Day

Date: All day Sat, Apr 22, 2017
Category: Coastal Center Features
Summary: Stop by the Coastal Center between 10 and 2 to enjoy a special earth-themed craft to make and take home with you! more…

Seagrass Survey

Date: Fri, Apr 28, 2017, 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…

Thanksgiving - Coastal Center Closed

Date: All day Thu, Nov 23, 2017 Recurs Every 12 months on the fourth Thu, starting Nov 24, 2011
Category: Coastal Center Features

Christmas Day - Coastal Center Closed

Date: All day Mon, Dec 25, 2017 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…