Dana Point Boat Parade: View it from the Sea Explorer with the Ocean Institute Tonight

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The Dana Point Ocean Institute will be hosting their Holiday Parade of Lights Cruise tonight, Friday December 12 2014.
The Sea Explorer will cruise in Dana Point Harbor during the Holiday Boat Parade.
The Ocean Institute is located at 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive.
Check in no later than 6:45pm.
The Cruise is from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
You must reserve your spot as soon as possible.

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Dana Point Ocean Institute Holiday Parade of Lights Cruise Friday December 12 2014 : Reserve Now!

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The Dana Point Ocean Institute will be hosting their Holiday Parade of Lights Cruise next, Friday December 12 2014.
The Sea Explorer will cruise in Dana Point Harbor during the Holiday Boat Parade.
The Ocean Institute is located at 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive.
Check in no later than 6:45pm.
The Cruise is from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
You must reserve your spot as soon as possible. Continue reading “Dana Point Ocean Institute Holiday Parade of Lights Cruise Friday December 12 2014 : Reserve Now!”

Wyland Foundation A Taste of the Continents Benefit Today at the Ocean Institute 4:00pm

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The Annual Wyland Foundation Celebration and Fundraiser is at the Ocean Institute today Sunday November 16 2014.
The event will be held between 4:00pm and 7:00pm.
The theme is A Taste of the Continents
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The Ocean Institute is located at 24200 Dana Harbor Drive in Dana Point.
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Dana Point Tall Ships Festival Ocean Institute Sunday Schedule & Parking Info

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There is shuttle service available from Strands Beach and Dana Point High School.
Strands Beach is located at 34100 Selva Road.
Dana Hills High School is located at 33333 Golden Lantern.
For more information on parking and shuttle service please link to parking

Inside the Ocean Institute Sunday

10:00am
Ocean Education Center Opens

10:15am
UCLA Virtual Reality Lab opens
Surf Science

10:30am
Monsters of the Deep
Ecology Theater

10:45am
Parrot Show
Pirate Jack/Courtyard

11:00am
Underwater Archeology Demo
Surf Science

11:15am
Cap’n Jack’s Pirate School
Cap’n Jack/Samueli

11:45am
Squid Dissection
At Sea

12:00pm
Story Time
Mermaid: TBA/Ecology Theater

12:15pm
Pirate Craft
Ecology

12:30pm
Parrot Show
Pirate Jack/Courtyard

12:45pm
Monsters of the Deep
Ecology Theater

1:00pm
Underwater Archeology Demo
Surf Science

1:15pm
Squid Dissection
At Sea

1:45pm
Cap’n Jack’s Pirate School
Cap’n Jack/Samueli

2:15pm
Clint Perry from Boohoo crew
Samueli

2:15pm
Pirate Craft
Ecology

2:30pm
Monsters of the Deep
Ecology Theater

3:00pm
Squid Dissection
At Sea

3:30pm
Parrot Show
Pirate Jack/Courtyard

3:45pm
Underwater Archeology Demo
Surf Science

4:00pm
Cap’n Jack’s Pirate School
Cap’n Jack/Samueli

4:30pm
Monsters of the Deep
Ecology

For More Information Please Link to Tall Ships

Toshiba Tall Ship Festival Dana Point Saturday Schedule on Board the Brig Pilgrim and the Maritime Barn

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On Board the Brig Pilgrim and Maritime Barn
10:00-10:30 Traditional Pipes/Drum
11:00 “Art and the Sea” Workshop Series: Rope-Making (in Maritime Barn)
11:30 Naval Historical Show – (ship closed to public at 11:15)
12:30 Cannon Demonstration on pier – (area will be closed off)
12:45 Boo Hoo Crew – (ship will be open to public during performance)
1:30 Crew Climbing Demonstration – Sail setting
2:00 “Art and the Sea” Workshop Series: Scrimshaw (in Maritime Barn)
2:30 Naval Historical Show – (ship closed to public at 2:15)
3:30 Cannon Demonstration on pier– (area will be closed off)
3:45 Boo Hoo Crew
4:00 “Art and the Sea” Workshop Series: Knot-Tying (in Maritime Barn)
4:30 Naval Historical Group photo meet and greet onboard Pilgrim
5:00 Ship closes

For more information please link to tall ships

Blue Whale Discovery Cruise at Ocean Institute Saturday 10:00am

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Join Dana Point Ocean Institute in their Blue Whale Discovery Cruise Saturday August 23 2014 at 10:00am. This event is until 12:30pm. Adults and children 4 years of age and older may attend. This event is discounted if you a Ocean Institute Membership.
This shortened version of their Blue Whale Safari is another opportunity to see these gentle giants. Come along in the search to find these magnificent creatures in our local waters. Their scientific staff will guide your adventure and offer plenty of information while you enjoy your time on the R/V Sea Explorer – witnessing the largest animal ever to inhabit planet Earth! Continental breakfast is not included. The Ocean Institute is located 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive. For more information please contact the Institute at http://www.ocean-institute.org