Worlds Ocean Day at Dana Point Ocean Institute Sunday June 5 2016

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World Oceans Day at Dana Point’s Ocean Institute Sunday June 5 2016.
This is a Dana Point Sustainability Solutions Family Friendly Event.

The Dana Point Ocean Institute is educating, entertaining and celebrating during World Oceans Day Sunday June 5 2016.

Why We Celebrate World Oceans Day

To remind everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life.
They are the lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe.
To inform the public of the impact of human actions on the ocean.
To develop a worldwide movement of citizens for the ocean.
To mobilize and unite the world’s population on a project for the sustainable management of the world’s oceans.
They are a major source of food and medicines and a critical part of the biosphere.
To celebrate together the beauty, the wealth and the promise of the ocean.

World Oceans Day at the Ocean Institute is part of The Ocean Institute paid admission.

Dana Point Ocean Institute is located at 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive in Dana Point Harbor.

Learn about beautiful ocean creatures, habitats and our connection to the ocean!

Included in your general weekend admission, are special World Ocean’s Day activities and presentations.

Special Activities:

Better Bag Pledge
Plankton Microscopes
Tidepool Games
Bureo Skateboards Booth & Special Presentation
Ocean as our Canvas: Recycled Art Workshop
Ocean as our Canvas: Recycled Art Workshop

Are you ready to save the world using art?
Do you like crafts and fun?
Are you interested in learning about the effects of trash on the Ocean?
You’ll be instructed on how to reuse old household items to decorate your own canvas bag.
Not only will you be able to celebrate World’s Ocean Day by learning the steps you can take to save the ocean, you will also put your creativity and skills into action by creating your own personalized canvas tote bag to take home! All art decorations will be made with recyclable items.

Each session with a brief introduction to the harmful effects of trash on the ocean and how we can each do our part in saving the world.
Guests will be given the opportunity to showcase their artistic skills and take home a personalized bag.

Sessions at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm for $6.00 per participant.

Event Brite Registration Recycled Art Workshop

Special Presentation at 1:00pm

Special presentation by Bureo Skateboards : a company that transforms old fishing nets floating in our oceans into skateboards!
Learn about the process of re-pelletizing fishing net waste of the Chilean coastline and transforming them into the minnow skateboard. Be amazed how one great idea can go the distance in helping our oceans.

World Oceans Day is June 8 2016.

World Oceans Day is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future.
World Oceans Day 2016 are bringing together individuals and organizations across our blue planet in celebrating the Ocean with the theme “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet”.
Worlds Ocean Day is promoting prevention of plastic ocean pollution with events in their communities, with special announcements and everything in between!

With your enthusiasm, World Oceans Day has grown tremendously each year since The Ocean Project started coordinating it in 2002.
With hundreds of partners involved, and especially since the United Nations officially recognized June 8 as World Oceans Day in late 2008, they have reached millions worldwide.

Why do we celebrate World Oceans Day?

To remind everyone of the major role the oceans have in everyday life.
They are the lungs of our planet, providing most of the oxygen we breathe.
To inform the public of the impact of human actions on the ocean.
To develop a worldwide movement of citizens for the ocean.
To mobilize and unite the world’s population on a project for the sustainable management of the world’s oceans.
They are a major source of food and medicines and a critical part of the biosphere.
To celebrate together the beauty, the wealth and the promise of the ocean.

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