Roddenberry Adventures, Aquatic Capital of America, and Deep Blue Scuba & Swim Center are hosting an underwater cleanup to celebrate Coastal Cleanup Day in Long Beach, CA at Alamitos Bay. Divers and non-divers welcome!
The Alamitos Bay Underwater Cleanup is a fun, family event to keep Alamitos Bay clean from debris and healthy for future generations to enjoy. The underwater cleanup will include a scavenger hunt and Trashy Diver Contest where divers can win fun prizes, including Star Trek items and dive gear. In addition to the underwater cleanup, participants and attendees can relax on the beach, check out community outreach and education exhibits, enjoy snacks and beverages, and win exciting door prizes.
EVENT AGENDA – Saturday, September 20th
7:45/8:00am – divers arrive
8:15am – dive safety briefing
9:00am – diving begins
9:00am – festivities and event announcements begin.
12:00/1:00pm – event ends
Door prizes and announcements will be made throughout event.
(NOTE: Agenda is subject change prior to event. Stay tuned for the latest information).
Join us for this fun event to celebrate our oceans and help keep our local waterways clean!
This is a one-tank shore dive with a sandy bottom. In order to dive you will need to bring your own scuba gear, including tanks and weights. Deep Blue will be providing gear rentals free of charge for this event but they are first come, first serve (due to the popularity of these events, they typically run out). Gear will be available starting Friday, September 19th.
There will be a mandatory dive briefing at 8:15am. Please plan accordingly as all divers will we need to unload gear and then park their cars prior to the dive briefing.
Deep Blue will have debris bags available, but you are welcome to bring your own. If you have a surface marker buoy, lift bag, reel, and knife you should bring that with you as well.
Divers will have the opportunity to participate in a Alamitos Bay Underwater Cleanup Scavenger Hunt during the underwater cleanup. There will be items hidden in the Bay with a numbered weight in the defined cleanup area. Each number is associated with a prize, including several fun Star Trek prizes.
Divers will also have the opportunity to participate in the Alamitos Bay Underwater Cleanup Trashy Diver Contest.
Trashy Diver Awards will be presentedfor trash collected during the underwater dive cleanup to raise awareness about the issue of pollution in our local waterways.
There will be a Trashy Diver Award will be given out for trash “Most Likely Found on the USS Enterprise,” and the “Most Unique Item.” Prizes include dive equipment and unique Star Trek items.
IMPORTANT DIVER INFORMATION
Divers must register to particpate in the underwater cleanup. Because it is a multi-agency event, there are multiple waivers for divers to sign. Luckily, you can do most of it online. All divers will need to complete a Roddenberry Adventures Release of Liability Waiver to participate in this event. If you have registered as a Roddenberry Adventures member in 2014, your waiver is already on file. To register for a free Roddenberry Adventures membership click here. After you’ve done that, click here to sign up for the event (and fill out the Dive Against Debris waiver).
California Coastal Cleanup Day is a statewide beach and coastal and inland waterway cleanup held throughout California each year, part of the largest volunteer cleanup in the world – International Coastal Cleanup Day organized by the Ocean Conservancy . Every year, on the third Saturday in September, people join together at sites all over the world to take part in this event.
Join us at Alamitos Bay in Long Beach to take part in an underwater cleanup for California Coastal Cleanup Day the State’s largest volunteer event.
In 2013, over 58,000 volunteers removed almost 750,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from California’s beaches, lakes, and waterways. Families, friends, coworkers, scout troops, school groups, service clubs, and individuals come together to celebrate and share their appreciation of California’s fabulous coast and waterways.
The event is located at Horny Corner Beach on Alamitos Bay in Long Beach, CA (Bayshore Ave and 54th Place). There is free parking along E. Ocean Blvd. and metered beach parking.
Click here for map.
Deep Blue Scuba and Swim Center
Aquatic Capital of America
Los Cerritos Wetlands Stewards
International Coastal Cleanup Day
California Coastal Cleanup Day
Event URL: http://www.roddenberryadventures.com/events/coastal-cleanup-day-underwater-cleanup-celebration/
Come Join us for San Diego Zoo’s wildest food & wine tasting event! The 34th annual Food and Wine Celebration will help support the San Diego Zoo Institute for conservation research as you enjoy more than 150 food and beverage vendors, listen to live music, meeting animal ambassadors, and bid on silent auction items. Proceeds benefit the San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy.
Rod Roddenberry and Roddenberry Adventures will be attending the celebration, and you are welcome to make their own reservations to participate in this fun event. Event tickets are on sale now http://www.sandiegozoo.org/zoo/celebration.
We look forward to seeing you there!
DATE: Saturday, September 27, 2014
TIME: 7:00pm – midnight (VIP reception begins at 6pm, Early Admission Begins at 6:30pm)
LOCATION: San Diego Zoo
DRESSCODE: Cocktail Casual. Were comfortable shoes to enjoy the entire party spread out around the zoo grounds.
NOTE: Guest must be 21 and older to attend.
General admission is $95 per person and includes samples from more than 150 restaurants, beer, wine and spirits vendors. A cash bar is located in the Zoofari party area (complimentary soft drinks and water is also available). Tickets are also available for the VIP Reception and Early Admission http://www.sandiegozoo.org/zoo/celebration.
Event URL: http://www.roddenberryadventures.com/events/san-diego-zoo-food-wine-celebration/
Come join Rod Roddenberry and Roddenberry Adventures for a morning snorkel adventure as we explore the beautiful La Jolla Underwater Ecological Preserve. Dr. Andy Nosal, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Marine Biologist and Birch Aquarium DeLaCour Postdoctoral Fellow, will join us for this fun snorkel adventure. He will talk to us about local marine life, his shark research, and why leopard sharks call the waters off of La Jolla home. Join us after the snorkel advenure for brunch/lunch at a nearby restaurant. Everyone will be responsible for paying for their own food and beverages at lunch.
8:00am – Arrive
8:30am – Talk by Dr. Andy Nosal
9:00am – Guided Snorkel
11:00am- Event ends
You are welcome to join us for an early lunch after the tour.
(Please note: the timeline is subject to change. Please check back for updated information)
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The La Jolla Shore water temperature ranges from the 60‘s – 70’s at the surface. ALL snorkel gear (including, mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit) must be brought with you. There are no rentals available on site. You can reserve rental gear prior to the event from local dive, and snorkel and adventure shops. If renting gear, remember to call ahead and reserve your gear in advanced. Don’t forget to pick it up before our adventure begins.
We look forward to snorkeling with you soon! If you have any questions regarding this adventure, please contact us at [email protected].
La Jolla Shores has an extremely convenient parking lot located next to the beach. The cross-streets are “Calle Frescota” & “Camino del Oro”. Click HERE to see a map of the dive site and parking lot. We will meet on the grassy area near The Map close to Vallecitos Street.
San Diego Beach Info:
La Jolla Shores:
Scripps Institution of Oceanpgrpahy
Birch Aquarium at Scripps:
Matthew Meier Photography