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

Sip & Shop

Date: Tue, Dec 11, 2018, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Coastal Center Features

Special Birding Nature Walk

Date: Wed, Dec 19, 2018, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: Take a morning stroll along our one-mile Indian River Lagoon trail in search of the various bird species of the Treasure Coast. more…

Oyster Shell Bagging

Date: Wed, Dec 19, 2018, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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. Participants under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Participants 15-18 years old must be signed in by a parent/guardian. more…

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…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Jan 6, 2019, 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 6 to Feb 24, 2019
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…

Volunteer Information Session

Date: Tue, Jan 8, 2019, 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…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Jan 13, 2019, 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 6 to Feb 24, 2019
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…

Oyster Shell Bagging

Date: Thu, Jan 17, 2019, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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. Participants under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Participants 15-18 years old must be signed in by a parent/guardian. more…

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Jan 20, 2019, 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 6 to Feb 24, 2019
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…

Beach Cleanup

Date: Mon, Jan 21, 2019, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Volunteer Meetings

Guided Beach Walk

Date: Sun, Jan 27, 2019, 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 6 to Feb 24, 2019
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…

Seagrass Survey

Date: Wed, Jan 30, 2019, 10:00 AM to 1:00 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, Feb 3, 2019, 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 6 to Feb 24, 2019
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 10, 2019, 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 6 to Feb 24, 2019
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 17, 2019, 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 6 to Feb 24, 2019
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 24, 2019, 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM Recurs Weekly on Sun, Jan 6 to Feb 24, 2019
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…

Thanksgiving - Coastal Center Closed

Date: All day Thu, Nov 28, 2019 Recurs Every 12 months on the fourth Thu, starting Nov 24, 2011
Category: Coastal Center Features