The world famous Santa Monica Pier and the Honolua Surf Co. will kick off the summer of 2011 with the Santa Monica Pier Paddleboard Race and Ocean Festival, featuring paddleboard races, dory competitions, outrigger canoes, live music and a surfing, lifeguard and paddleboard “museum for the day” on June 11, 2011.
Join us for the opening of Jack Sierad's Sea Glass Art Exhibtion Saturday, April 2nd at the James Gray Gallery. Jack's work use only hand-picked glass fragments from the Pacific ocean. Each piece contains 4-5,000 individually selected fragments which are manually assembled into unique and beautiful figurative works.
The exhibition will be on displayed through April 24th, with a portion of proceeds to benefit Heal the Bay.
Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-6pm Sunday-Monday, By Appointment
curated by Pulitzer Prize winning food critic, Jonathan Gold
In the third year celebrating Los Angeles cuisine, Jonathan has chosen a fresh new roster of the area’s tastes, as well as welcoming back a few tried and true favorite restaurants with brand new dishes making their debut. A sample of confirmed restaurants include: A Frame, Bistro LQ, Chichen Itza, Earlez Grille, Jitlada, La Casita Mexicana, Manilla Machine, Mayura Amrit, Meals By Genet, Mozza, Park’s BBQ, Slaw Dogs, Street, The Gorbals, Mo-Chica and Upstairs 2.
Join us to celebrate the launch of Buy the Bay, a collaborative project that reframes our favorite beach experiences as a line of limited-edition art pieces, include All the Time in the World, The Perfect Wave and Beach Karma.
Come see the new work from artists including Khobe DeLucca, Anthony Ghiglia, Myles McGuinness, Tim Meraz, Eric Nyquist. Elizabeth Saveri and Blessing Yen. Plus, special musical performance by A Fine Frenzy.
aaron chang, gladstones and sbe for a mid-morning delight
Join us as we reveal the latest photographic gallery, with a view at Gladstone's Malibu.
Aaron Chang, Gladstones and sbe are unveiling an installation of Aaron Chang's world-renowned surf photography at Gladstones on November 14 from 11 AM to 2 PM. The installation will showcase Chang's impactful, large format prints capturing waves and epic surf shots from around the world, and a portion of sales of each print will be benefit Heal the Bay.
Interested in a great volunteer opportunity? Come join Heal the Bay’s Stream Team November 21st in Malibu Creek State Park where you will learn skills needed to join our water chemistry sampling team. Water chemistry volunteers meet the first Sunday of every month and the data collected is essential in protecting water quality in the Malibu Creek Watershed.
Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older and willing to make a long term commitment to our program.
Event is FULL - No more RSVP's are being accepted.
Note: Training will be canceled in the event of rain.
OptimisSport endurance swimming competition featuring a 12.6-mile course, to be held October 16th in Santa Monica Bay from the Manhattan Beach Pier to the Santa Monica Pier.
This is the inaugural year of the OptimisSport Distance Swim Challenge, an open-water endurance swim competition being held in the Santa Monica Bay on October 16, 2010. The competition has been designed to promote active and healthy lifestyles and to raise awareness about protecting water quality in our oceans.
All net proceeds from this event will go to Heal the Bay and other local charities that promote a healthy and active lifestyle, whether teaching us to take better care of our environment or to take better care of our bodies.
About the Event The OptimisSport Distance Swim Challenge will test the limits of some of the world's most highly-skilled endurance athletes—a 12.6-mile swim between Manhattan Beach and the Santa Monica Pier.
For those not ready to conquer the full 12.6 miles, there will be competitions in three other distances: 4.8-miles, 2.4-miles, and 1.2-miles. Teams will be able to compete in an 8-person 12.6-mile relay or a 4-person 4.8-mile relay.