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: Thu, Sep 29, 2016, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Category: Research Events
Summary: The Florida Oceanographic Seagrass Training Education Restoration (FOSTER) Program is looking for volunteers!! Help us document short and long-term trends in seagrass health and determine how those trends are attributable to changes in environmental conditions. more…

Volunteer Information Session

Date: Thu, Oct 6, 2016, 3:30 PM to 4:30 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…

Oyster Shell Bagging

Date: Fri, Oct 14, 2016, 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…

A Blue Vision To Restore Our Ocean

Date: Tue, Nov 1, 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Category: Special Events
Summary: Listen to author, journalist, and Executive Director of the ocean conservation and policy group, Blue Frontier, David Helvarg, as he shares his vast experiences and discusses the health of our ocean. more…

Fundraiser: Clay Shoot

Date: All day Sat, Nov 12, 2016
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…

Thanksgiving - Coastal Center Closed

Date: All day Thu, Nov 24, 2016 Recurs Every 12 months on the fourth Thu, starting Nov 24, 2011
Category: Coastal Center Features

Christmas Day - Coastal Center Closed

Date: All day Sun, Dec 25, 2016 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…