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

Seagrass Survey

Date: Wed, Jan 18, 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…

Special Activity Day

Date: Sat, Jan 21, 2017, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Category: Special Events
Summary: Stop by the Coastal Center between 10 and 2 to enjoy a special seagrass-themed craft to make and take home with you! more…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Jan 22, 2017, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 8 to Feb 26, 2017
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 23, 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…

Seagrass Fragment Collection

Date: Thu, Jan 26, 2017, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Research Events
Summary: Learn how we identify, collect, plant, cultivate, and survey some of the most common species of seagrass found in the Indian River Lagoon. more…

Oyster Shell Bagging

Date: Fri, Jan 27, 2017, 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 29, 2017, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 8 to Feb 26, 2017
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 5, 2017, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 8 to Feb 26, 2017
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 6, 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…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Feb 12, 2017, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 8 to Feb 26, 2017
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 13, 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…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Feb 19, 2017, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 8 to Feb 26, 2017
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 26, 2017, 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 8 to Feb 26, 2017
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 27, 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…

Coastal Lecture Series

Date: Mon, Mar 13, 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…

Oceans Alive 2017

Date: Sun, Mar 26, 2017, 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 27, 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…

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…

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…