Dana Point Ocean Institute Jazz Festival Today at 3:00pm: DW3 Performs!

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Photo by South OC Beaches

The Dana Point Ocean Institute Jazz Fundraising Weekend is this weekend!
Today, Sunday January 25 2015 is the final day.
The Ocean Institute is a local non profit that educates our community about marine science, the ocean and the environment.
The Ocean Institute is located at 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive. Continue reading “Dana Point Ocean Institute Jazz Festival Today at 3:00pm: DW3 Performs!”

Dana Point Ocean Institute Jazz Fundraiser This Weekend! Starts at 6:00pm Tonight!

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Photo by South OC Beaches

The Dana Point Ocean Institute Jazz Fundraising Weekend is this weekend!
The Ocean Institute is a local non profit that educates our community about marine science, the ocean and the environment.
The Ocean Institute is located at 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive. Continue reading “Dana Point Ocean Institute Jazz Fundraiser This Weekend! Starts at 6:00pm Tonight!”

King Tides This Week!

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Photo by South OC Beaches ( Dana Point Ocean Institute on 01-20-15)

King Tides are here this week! Tomorrow is the last day for this month.
Wednesday’s high tide will be around 9:00am and projections are around 7 feet.
Here are some of today’s photo’s of Dana Point during high tide this morning around 7:30am. Continue reading “King Tides This Week!”

Dana Point Coastal Cleanup Day at 9:00am Today : Many Locations

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Photo by South OC Beaches

Marine Protected Area behind the Ocean Institute located at 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive.
For more information, please link to ocean institute

Dana Point Cigarette Butt Roundup at Orange County Dana Point Harbor located at 24650 Dana Point Harbor Drive ( Dana West Marina)
For more information please link to dana west marina

Doheny State Beach and San Juan Creek located at 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive. The meetup is at the Lifeguard Headquarters.
For more information please link to dohney state beach

Salt Creek Beach Park located at 33333 S Coast Highway
For more information please link to salt creek beach park

Dana Point Harbor Underwater Cleanup at 24650 Dana Point Harbor Drive.
This event states it is scheduled for 8:00am.
dana point harbor underwater cleanup

For more information on all the California Coastal Cleanup sites please link to california coastal cleanup day

Dana Point Tall Ships Festival Ocean Institute Sunday Schedule & Parking Info

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Photo by South OC Beaches

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 Ships Festival Dana Point Sunday Schedule for Maritime Wharf & Parking Info

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Photo by South OC Beaches

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

Maritime Wharf (part of new Maddie James Seaside Learning Center)
*please note you must pay the adventure pass and enter to see the ships in order to access the wharf.
11:00 Storytime in the Boathouse
12:00 Capstan and sail raising demo (need ‘sailors’ to participate!)
1:00 Storytime in the Boathouse
2:00 Sing a sea chantey! (learn a sailor song)
3:00 Capstan and sail raising demo
3:30 Storytime in the Boathouse
*Different sea stories every time! And enjoy the traditional music of the Slackjaw Brothers on Saturday and Sunday from 12-3pm. They will be roving around throughout the festival.
For More Information Please Link to Tall Ships

Toshiba Tall Ships Festival Schedule for Sunday and Parking Information

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Photo Courtesy of Karen Horlick

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

Here is the General Schedule for Sunday at the Toshiba Tall Ships Festival 2014 in Dana Point.

9:00 a.m. Shuttle service begins

10:00 a.m. Toshiba Tall Ships Festival 2014 opens

10:00 a.m. Ocean Institute opens

10:00 a.m. Tall ships open for tours

3:30 p.m. Tall ships tours conclude, except the brig Pilgrim (ships get ready for cannon battles)

4:00 p.m. Boarding begins for Cannon Battle cruises

4:30 p.m. Tall Ships Sunset Cannon Battle cruises (4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

5:00 p.m. Ocean Institute and the brig Pilgrim close

5:00 p.m. Chantey concert concludes and the brig Pilgrim tours conclude

8:30 p.m. Shuttle service ends