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The Sunshine Coast Conservation Association (SCCA) proudly invites you to celebrate World Oceans Day at the third annual SECHELT OCEANS DAY!
 

Saturday, June 8th, 12 - 4 pm at Friendship Park - where Wharf Ave meets the Ocean

Join us for an afternoon of FREE family fun featuring ocean-themed activities and games on the downtown Sechelt waterfront. Learn about ocean ecology and conservation, and celebrate our spectacular coastal marine environment!


Pick up your Oceans Day Passport at our info booth, and gain stamps at each activity for your chance to win prizes!

Here is some of the GREAT marine fun planned for you:

12:00 pm - Opening Welcome

12:30 pm - 1:00pm - Live music by Knotty Dotters Marimba Band

1:30 pm - Beach Seine 
Join fisheries and Oceans Canada Community Advisor Dave Davies to use a seine net to look for young salmon who are migrating now from the rivers to the ocean!

2:00 -3:00 pm - Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup:
New this year: two different locations to choose from! 

  • Sechelt waterfront wharf: Be a part of our third annual shoreline cleanup! Register online today, or just drop by!
  • SUP- Supported Porpoise Bay Cleanup: Join Halfmoon Sea Kayaks to try out a Stand-up Paddleboard AND do your part to clean the beach at the same time! Register here, or contact halfoomseakayaks@gmail.com, or 604-885-2948 to join in!

3:45 pm - Prizes Draw!

All afternoon:

Sechelt by the Seashore Scavenger Hunt
Form a team with friends and sleuth your way around Sechelt's ocean art & features for your chance to win the grand prize!
Chalk-It-Up Ocean Mural
Kids make your mark on the Sechelt Pier in a collaborative chalk-art mural of ocean life!

Sechelt Oceans Day is made possible thanks to the generous support of the District of Sechelt.
 

And tons of great activities presented by local nad regional environmental NGOs and buisnesses like: 

Georgia Strait Alliance
The Jellyfish Project
Sunshine Coast Streamkeepers
Salish Sea Nearchore Habitat Recovery Project
Sunshine Coast Wildlife Project
Marine Education & Research Society
Suzy's Beesraps & Boomerand Bags
Sunshine Coast Salmonid Enhancement Society
The Habitat Protection Project
Pacific WIld
Eco-Freako
Tours of Exploration
and more!

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Event Location : Friendship Park, Sechelt

When?
8 June 2019 To 8 June 2019
5:00 AM To 9:00 AM
Ticket Booking From
7 June 2019 To 7 June 2019