FCEC’s Monthly Events Roundup is Here to Help You Kick Off Fall Right!

Saturday jamborees, contests, Southeast Asian celebrations, Halloween fun and beach cleanups – there is plenty to do this month that will educate and entertain the whole family. We hope you can find a day to enjoy one of these great events. Here’s a little taste of what’s coming up.

» Most of us could use a little extra cash. Well, if you haul off a record catch you could win big bucks in the “Hook a Million State & World Record Contest” on Saturday, October 1.

» You can Wake Up With the Waves every Saturday of October at the Santa Monica Pier with a children’s concert series. The interactive concerts are FREE and the activities will include dancing, singing, music plus special guest appearances by Inky!

»  The Aquarium of the Pacific will be hosting a wonderful day of celebrating Southeast Asian cultures on Saturday, October 8. Take a bite of some yummy ethnic dishes, listen to great music and enjoy cultural craft demonstrations.

» On Sunday, October 9, head out to the Redondo Pier for the second annual Taste of the Redondo Pier. The family fun event will include food tastings, art, face painting, art and much more.

» Want to get a little sand between your toes? On Saturday, October 15, Heal the Bay will be at Venice Beach for their monthly beach cleanup. Volunteers are needed! Kids are welcome! Just remember your sun block and water bottle.

» October means Halloween is here. Spooky stuff! Two great events will help to get you in the candy-induced holiday spirit. First, Aquarium of the Pacific will be holding a Halloween Family Sleepover on Friday, October 21.  There will be treat bags, a freaky flashlight tour, 4-D movies and more! The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium’s Sea Scare 2011 will be held on Saturday, October 29, there will be creepy crafts, dreadful demonstrations and eerie entertainment.

More information about these events and others are on our FCEC calendar.

What events will you be attending this month? Share with us below!


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