Free Surf lessons with the Black Surfers Collective and Surf Bus
Come join us and live the California dream!
Lessons will take place at Tower 49 Dockweiler Beach: enter the parking lot at Imperial head North to the second parking lot and the lesson is just south of the Jetty. Look for the Black Surfers Collective pop up canopy or giant African flag. There is also plenty of free parking up on top of the road on Pershing Dr. Please read the posted signs.
Heal the Bay Partner Artist Erik Abel will be showing a variety of his ocean-inspired original paintings and prints at Nikau Kai Waterman Shop in Manhattan Beach. Please join us to celebrate at the Opening Reception on Friday, June 28, from 6-9pm at Nikau Kai on the corner of 13th & Highland.
Reel in the love this weekend at Fisherman Appreciation Day on the Venice Pier.
Created to teach local anglers ways to ensure the fish they catch are safe to eat, Fisherman’s Appreciation Day will be held this year on June 15 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Venice Pier.
Fishing experts will be on hand to share healthy tips on cooking and catching fish, plus there’ll be contests with prizes (such as family passes to Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium) and free food!
Come out for a day along Compton Creek! Join Heal the Bay and several other local community organizations as we celebrate Community around the Creek! Cleanup the creek with the Compton High School Recycle Club, fix and ride bikes with the Hub City Teens, Rails to Trails, and the East Side Riders, or learn how to make your garden beautiful with TreePeople and the LEAPS Action Center. Fun for the whole family, and community service hours for those who help clean!
What is a Twitter party? A Twitter party is a quick and engaging virtual party using the Twitter platform that typically lasts one hour. A great way for people to connect and discuss a particular topic, Twitter parties are hosted by an expert, in this case @HealTheBay, to keep the conversation on topic.
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