There are plenty of ways to spread the love all month long with family and friends at local community events. Here are some of our favorites for this month:
>> The Whale Watching continues! Catch a ride with Cabrillo Marine Aquarium all month long for the chance to see a Pacific grey whale.
>> It’s boating time. February 7 – 10 browse through the Los Angeles Boat Show at the LA Convention Center and Marina del Rey locations and sign up for a hands on clinic to learn about power boating and sailing from experts.
>> On February 13, join Cabrillo Marine Aquarium for their “Birds and the Bees, Under the Seas” program and learn how marine creatures mate, reproduce and ensure their young survive.
>> It’s the most romantic time of the year. Celebrate Valentine’s Day February 14 at the Aquarium of the Pacific for a gourmet dinner and a chance to explore the Aquarium at night with its elegant and romantic lighting.
>> Want to get your kids hooked on fishing? February 16 the Daniel Hernandez Youth Foundation is providing kids 10-14 a memorable and safe day of learning and fishing.
>> It’s shark time! The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is hosting Shark Sundays through the month of February. Don’t miss your chance to learn some fun facts about the misunderstood creatures and get up close to the shark tank every Sunday at 3:30 pm.
>> Cultural festivals are always fun. February 23-24 Aquarium of the Pacific is hosting their annual African American Festival featuring live entertainment, ethnic food, dancers, musicians, storytellers and more!
>> Learn about California’s Love Affair with the Sea. Join author David Helvarg on February 28 at the Aquarium of the Pacific, as he discusses his book The Golden Shore, which dives into the state’s connection with the sea.
More information about these events and others are on our FCEC calendar.
How will you be spreading the love this month?
*Photo courtesy Aquarium of the Pacific.