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, Aug 25, 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Research Events
Summary: Attention oyster volunteers! Join us for an oyster shell bagging at 9am 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…

Craft Day

Date: Sat, Aug 26, 2017, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Category: Coastal Center Features
Summary: Stop by the Coastal Center between 10 and 2 to enjoy a special reef-themed craft to make and take home with you more…

Seagrass Survey

Date: Wed, Aug 30, 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…

Volunteer Information Session

Date: Thu, Aug 31, 2017, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Category: Volunteer Meetings
Summary: Love the environment? Enjoy spending time outdoors? Have some free time? We might have the perfect volunteer opportunity for you! From exhibit guide to oyster shell baggers, from water quality testers to those cleaning up trash from our local beaches, and from animal care interns to gardeners - we try to find a volunteer opportunity that makes you want to inspire environmental stewardship in others. Attend one of our volunteer information sessions and learn about becoming a volunteer at Florida Oceanographic Society. more…

1/2 Price Admission

Date: All day Sat, Sep 30, 2017
Category: Coastal Center Features
Summary: Enjoy 1/2 Price Admission to the Coastal Center in celebration of National Estuaries Day! 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…