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July 24, 2014
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Comic Con Kelp Tank Dive Show
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps Comic Con Kelp Tank Dive Show
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Birch Aquarium at Scripps Comic Con Kelp Tank Dive Show
July 24, 2014
10:30am — 2:00pm

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Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla CA, United States

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Rod Roddenberry will be the guest diver for a special  Birch Aquarium at Scripps Comic Con Kelp Tank Dive Show on the first day of Comic Con, Thursday, July 24th. The Kelp Tank Dive Show is free with general Aquarium Admission.

Before the Kelp Tank Dive Show, join Rod and Dr. Andy Nosal at the ElasmoBeach  shark exhibit at 10:30am. Guests can meet Rod Roddenberry and Dr. Nosal, learn about La Jolla’s legendary leopard sharks and other species of elasmobranchs that make their home in our local waters and about the latest in shark research, and discover why these sharks are critical to the ocean’s health.

At 12:30pm, interact with Rod while he dives in the Aquarium’s extraordinary two-story 70,000-gallon kelp forest tank filled with magnificent marine animals. Rod will explore this crucial ocean ecosystem, discuss conservation and education efforts, and dive with leopard sharks, garibaldi, eels, barracuda, giant sea bass, and more amazing sea creatures. If you can’t watch the Comic Con Kelp Tank Dive Show in person, check it out on the live Kelp Cam.

Visit the aquarium during dive show feeding times—12:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00pm on Saturdays and 10:30am on Sundays to see these remarkable animals in action.  Don’t forget to check out the outdoor tide pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean for a hands-on touch experience as you explore the aquarium. The kelp forest tank dive show is free with Aquarium admission. You can also view the kelp tank exhibits online via the Birch Aquarium’s Kelp Cam.

AQUARIUM ADMISSION

Adults $17
Teen (13-17) $14
Child (3-12) $12.50
Senior (60+) $13
UCSD Student/Staff with ID $11
College Student with ID $12

Ages 2 and under free and Active Duty US Military ID holders receive $2 off each ticket. Click here for more Aquarium ticket information.


DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Birch Aquarium at Scripps is ~15 miles north of downtown San Diego located at 2300 Expedition Way in La Jolla.  Complimentary 3-hour visitor parking is available in the main parking lot.

Click Here for Map & Directions

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
http://aquarium.ucsd.edu/

Birch Aquarium at Scripps Kelp Cam
http://aquarium.ucsd.edu/Education/Learning_Resources/Kelp_Cam/

Comic Con
http://www.comic-con.org

Roddenberry Adventures 6th Annual Comic Con Dive
 http://www.roddenberryadventures.com/events/6th-annual-comic-con-dive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event URL: http://www.roddenberryadventures.com/events/birch-aquarium-at-scripps-comic-con-kelp-tank-dive-show/
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July 24, 2014
6th Annual Comic Con Dive
“Come Boldly Explore the Underwater Universe at La Jolla Shores!”
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6th Annual Comic Con Dive
July 24, 2014
7:00am — 10:00am

Cost: $0.00
Spots Available: 21

Location
La Jolla Shores
8200 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla CA, United States

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COMIC CON DIVE THIS THURSDAY AT THE LA JOLLA SHORES!

To all Scuba Divers and Ocean Lovers traveling to San Diego for this years Comic-Con event, come join us for a morning of adventure as we dive the beautiful La Jolla’s Underwater Ecological Preserve. Generally, as scuba divers, we never need an excuse to go diving but in this particular case we’ve joined forces to provide our out-of-town aquatic brethren an unforgettable dive opportunity. RSVP REQUIRED.

DONUTS & COFFEE

For the early birds; a few of us will be arriving at La Jolla Shores (next to “Kellog Park”) around 7:00am to enjoy the sights and sounds of the ocean as the early morning sun shines onto the majestic pacific.  If it is cool, we will gather at one of the beach-side fire-pits for a bit of warmth and camaraderie.

DIVING & DISCOVERY

Divers will start suiting up around 7:30am/8:00am for an early morning dive adventure to tour the La Jolla Underwater Canyon. Once geared-up and ready, we’ll do a surface-swim out about 100 yards to where the depth is approximately 40+ feet. After a final buddy/gear check, we’ll descend to bottom where we’ll continue west to a maximum depth of 100’. From there, each buddy team, while monitoring their depth, time and air, will explore this magnificent underwater realm and gradually work their way east back to the shore.

DIVE/GEAR RENTALS

The La Jolla Shore water temperature ranges from the low 50‘s at depth to the high 60‘s at the surface. 7mm wetsuits or Drysuits are recommended. ALL dive gear (including Tanks &l; Weights) must be brought with you as there will be no rentals available on site. However, gear rentals are available from local dive shops. If renting gear, remember to call ahead and reserve your gear and pick it up the day before (7/23/14).

Dive California
IB Divers La Jolla
Ocean Enterprises
San Diego Divers
House of Scuba

All divers must be a Roddenberry Adventures member, and complete the Roddenberry Adventures Release of Liability Form (part of the membership registration process). Not a member? Why not? It is FREE ! Join us  for special discounts, unique events, trips and experiences, and information about upcoming events. Join us and boldly go….

BIRCH AQUARIUM KELP TANK DIVE SHOW

Join us after the dive at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps for a special Comic Con Kelp Tank Dive Show.  Rod Roddenberry will be the special guest diver. The kelp tank dive show is free with Aquarium admission.

Rod Roddenberry and Dr. Andy Nosal will talk to Aquarium guests about leopard sharks at 10:30am at the  ElasmoBeach shark exhibit. at 12:30pm Rod will dive into the Aquarium’s amazing two-story 70,000-gallon kelp forest tank filled with magnificent marine animals. Rod will explore this crucial ocean ecosystem and dive with leopard sharks, garibaldi, eels, barracuda, giant sea bass, and more amazing sea creatures. Click here for more information about this event.

If you have any questions regarding this Roddenberry Adventures dive, please email us at [email protected].

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

Birch Aquarium at Scripps
http://aquarium.ucsd.edu/

Photos from 2013 Comic Con Kelp Tank Dive Show
http://roddenberrydiveteam.com/articles/2013-rdt-birch-aquarium-comic-con-kelp-tank-dive-show.html

San Diego Beach Info
http://www.sandiego.gov/lifeguards/beaches/shores.shtml

Comic-Con Website
http://www.comic-con.org/cci/

Photos from 2013 Comic-Con Dive
http://roddenberrydiveteam.com/articles/2013-rdt-comic-con-dive.html

La Jolla Shores
http://www.lajollabythesea.com/la-jolla-shores-beach



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July 31, 2014 — August 3, 2014
Star Trek Convention Las Vegas
Creation Entertainment's 13th Annaul Official Star Trek Convention in Las...
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Star Trek Convention Las Vegas
July 31, 2014 — August 3, 2014


Location
The Rio Suites Hotel
3700 W. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas NV, United States

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Creation Entertainment’s 13th Annaul Official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas
July 31 – August 3

Creation Entertainment’s Star Trek Las Vegas Website
http://www.creationent.com/cal/st_lasvegas.html

 

Event URL: http://www.roddenberryadventures.com/events/star-trek-convention-las-vegas/
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