With plenty of volunteer events, fairs and Halloween fun this month, you will find events the whole family can enjoy. Take a look at some of our favorite happenings this month and dive into the fall fun:
>> Wednesdays and Saturdays in October, join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy and lend a hand as they maintain the preserves to ensure healthy habitats for local wildlife and safe trails for visitors.
>> Aquarium of the Pacific is hosting an Aquarium Kids Fun Run Saturday, October 6. Sign your child up and they will receive a commemorative marine animal medal, a finisher certificate and free Aquarium admission!
>> Do you love clean water and healthy water bodies for marine life? Join Cabrillo Marine Aquarium on Saturday, October 13 for the World Water Monitoring Challenge and be a part of the team that protects our water resources worldwide.
>> Take a trip to Redondo Pier and experience their 3rd Annual Taste of the Pier. On Sunday, October 14 hop on the Redondo Pier for food tastings, face painting, live music and more!
>> Join FCEC and head over to the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium for their annual Autumn Sea Fair on Sunday, October 21. There will be ocean-related activities for every age, face-painting, cast a fishing line class and a Beach Olympics! We will be hosting a booth at this event so stop by to play our fishing game and say hello.
>> Are you ready for some ‘spooktacular’ fun this month brings? You’re in luck! Aquarium of the Pacific will be hosting their annual Scarium of the Pacific October 20-21, for friends and families to enjoy a costume contest, pumpkin carving, spooky storytelling and kooky crafts!
>> For some not-so-scary fun, join the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium’s Sea Scare 2012 on Saturday, October 27 for an underwater world of chills, thrills and gills or have a good time at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium for a fishy fest celebrating Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos on October 27-28.
May you have a frightfully good time this month! For more information about these events and others, check out the FCEC calendar. Have you been to any of these events before? Share you past experience with us!
*Photo courtesy of Aquarium of the Pacific.