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  • Movie Night at Hearst Castle - Ocean Giants
    A free movie event open to the public, with sale items available at the lobby to benefit the Coastal Discovery Center.
  • Discover Your Central Coast Lecture Series (May 2015) - Friday evenings at Rabobank (1070 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428), from 6:30-7:30pm.
($5.00 donation at the door)

2015 Schedule


  Date Topic Speaker
  May 1st

TBD

TBA

  May 8th

TBD

TBA

  May 15th

TBD

TBA

  May 22nd

TBD

TBA


  • Coastal Clean Up Day - Sept 19, 2015 (9am to 12noon)
  • "Discovery Saturday" Programs - Join us on San Simeon Pier Saturday's at 11:00am.
    RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! To reserve space, or get updates on program offerings, call (805) 927-6575
    Program cost: $2.00/person
    *Children must be accompanied by an adult

2015 Schedule

*may change or be canceled without notice*

BEACH EXPLORATION
Learn about the mysteries of San Simeon Cove by beachcombing with marine biologists. Find out what causes high and low tides and investigate the animals and algae cast up on the beach. During low tide, we will explore invertebrate communities that live between the tides. Buckets and gloves will be supplied for those who want to help clean up the beach on our way back!

EXPLORING OLD SAN SIMEON
The history of San Simeon Bay is rich in cultural heritage, from the time the native peoples inhabited the area almost 10,000 years ago to the current ownership by the Hearst family and California State Parks. Travel through time as we explore the diverse history and uses of San Simeon Cove. Presentation will include a short walk to the end of San Simeon pier and back. The walk is approximately 2,000 ft round trip.

MARINE MAMMALS OF THE CENTRAL COAST
Learn how to identify local marine mammals, what you should do if you see a sick or injured seal, sea lion or sea otter, and what you can do to keep these animals healthy. Join us for lively presentation with real fur pelts, skulls and bones, followed by a walk to the pier to look for sea otters, harbor seals and other marine mammals that visit our bay!

SAN SIMEON PIER SAFARI
Explore marine life in San Simeon Cove, from the largest residents to the smallest. Bring your binoculars to look for marine birds and mammals. Fish for plankton off the pier and learn the important role they play in the San Simeon Cove food web. Discover how marine life of San Simeon Cove has influenced its rich history. Binoculars and field guides provided (limited number). The walk is approximately 2,000 ft round trip.
  Date Topic
 
June 27th
MARINE MAMMALS OF THE CENTRAL COAST
There is a presentation first. Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses and binoculars (if you own them).
 
July 4th
SAN SIMEON PIER SAFARI
Binoculars and field guides provided (limited number, first come, first served). Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses and binoculars (if you own them). The walk is approximately 2,000 ft round trip.
 
July 11th
MARINE MAMMALS OF THE CENTRAL COAST
There is a presentation first. Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses and binoculars (if you own them).
 
July 18th
BEACH EXPLORATION
Buckets and gloves will be supplied for those who want to help clean up the beach on our way back! Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses and water shoes.
 
July 25th
EXPLORING OLD SAN SIMEON
Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses, etc. as we'll be outside. The walk is approximately 2,000 ft round trip.
 
August 1st
BEACH EXPLORATION
Buckets and gloves will be supplied for those who want to help clean up the beach on our way back! Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses and water shoes.
 
August 8th
EXPLORING OLD SAN SIMEON
Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses, etc. as we'll be outside. The walk is approximately 2,000 ft round trip.
 
August 15th
SAN SIMEON PIER SAFARI
Binoculars and field guides provided (limited number, first come, first served). Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses and binoculars (if you own them). The walk is approximately 2,000 ft round trip.
 
August 22nd
MARINE MAMMALS OF THE CENTRAL COAST
There is a presentation first. Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses and binoculars (if you own them).
 
August 29th
BEACH EXPLORATION
Buckets and gloves will be supplied for those who want to help clean up the beach on our way back! Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses and water shoes.
 
September 5th
BEACH EXPLORATION
Buckets and gloves will be supplied for those who want to help clean up the beach on our way back! Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses and water shoes.
 
September 12th
EXPLORING OLD SAN SIMEON
Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses, etc. as we'll be outside. The walk is approximately 2,000 ft round trip.
 
September 19th
SAN SIMEON PIER SAFARI
Binoculars and field guides provided (limited number, first come, first served). Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses and binoculars (if you own them). The walk is approximately 2,000 ft round trip.
 
September 26th
MARINE MAMMALS OF THE CENTRAL COAST
There is a presentation first. Dress in layers, bring hat, sunglasses and binoculars (if you own them).

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