Ocean Science Lecture Series
Wed Oct 22 Managing Spoil Islands of the Indian River Lagoon presented by Marc Virgilio. Johnson Education Center Auditorium, 7 p.m., admission is FREE.
Friends of Harbor Branch Upcoming Events
Sat Sept 27 Indian River Lagoon Science Festival. Celebrate all that makes science FUN at the inaugural IRL Science Fest, featuring hands-on exhibits from organizations across the Treasure Coast including: FAU Harbor Branch, Smithsonian Marine Station, UF IFAS and the USDA. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Museum Pointe Park, South Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce. Admission is FREE.
Wed Oct 1 VIP Tour for FoHB Members & Their Guests – Reservations required. 10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Meet at the Ocean Discovery Center at 9:30 a.m. Call 772-242-2559 for information and reservations. Ages 12 & up.
Sat Oct 11 Spoil Island Clean-up of SL2 in the Indian River Lagoon 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. We provide transportation to the island and icy bottled water – you bring a bag lunch, gloves, hand tools and bug spray. For info and reservations on the boat call 772-242-2559.
Thurs Oct 23 Fort Pierce Trolley Tour and Visit to Sailfish Brewing Co. Hop on board the trolley with Mayor Linda Hudson and Main Street President & Tour Guide Sue Dannahower. Tour includes a light dinner with beer tasting. Meet at the Tiki Bar / Cobbs Landing at 3:45p.m. Return at 7p.m. $40 members; $50 nonmembers Call 772-242-2559 for information and reservations. Ages 21 and up.
Sat Oct 25 Meet the Creepy Creatures of the Sea at the HBOI Ocean Discovery Center this Halloween 10a.m.-1p.m. See, touch and learn about the coolest and creepiest creatures that live in our oceans, and why they are so important to our ecosystem. Check out the Creature Feature in our theater. Kids can make their own creepy sea creature Halloween artwork. Free event! Hot dogs & ice cream sundaes for purchase. For information call 772-242-2559. All ages.
Wed Nov 12 Talk by Author Ardith Schneider. Ocean Discovery Center. 11a.m.-12:30p.m. Learn about Telican Pelican: A Bird’s Eye View of What to do in Vero Beach. Free event. Book signing following event. Call 772-242-2559 for information and reservations. Ages 12 and up.
Wed Nov 19 VIP Tour for FoHB Members & Their Guests – Reservations required. 10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Meet at the Ocean Discovery Center at 9:30 a.m. Call 772-242-2559 for information and reservations. Ages 12 & up.
Fri Nov 28 Pontoon Boat Tour on the IRL plus a special screening of A Sense of Place, a historic look at Florida through the narrative of Patrick Smith, author of A Land Remembered. Depart Ed Center at 10a.m. for the boat tour and return at noon for the movie. Box lunch included. $35 members; $45 nonmembers- Call 772-242-2559 for information and reservations. Ages 9 and up.