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Top 5 events this World Ocean Week!

Happy World Ocean Day! 🌊


Today, take time to reflect on your relationship with the ocean and celebrate it. If you're keen to attend an event, there are lots of activities to choose from. So, we've compiled a list of our top 5 events happening in BC this week!


1. World Ocean Day YYJ hosts a World Ocean Day celebrations at Fisherman’s Wharf!


Celebrate World Ocean day with over 25 different education and conservation organizations down at Fisherman's Wharf in Victoria, BC. There will be divers, touch tanks, flying orcas, books readings, crafts, and fun for the whole family!


Address: Fisherman’s Wharf, 12 Erie St, Victoria, BC

Date: Sunday June 11, 11 am-4 pm.

In-person and free



2. Surfrider Vancouver Beach Cleanup at Kits Beach


Join Surfrider Foundation in coastal restoration at local hub Kitsilano Beach. Clean, sort, and have fun! Bring gear if you have it.


Address: VANCOUVER- 1252 Arbutus Street

Date: Saturday, June 10th, 9:30am to 12pm





3. Ocean Wise's Building Bridges Networking Event


Want to attend a fun, engaging, open-mic networking event for ocean professionals in Victoria? Join Ocean Wise and a community of ocean champions at KWENCH in Victoria, BC.


Address: VICTORIA- 2031 Store Street

Date: June 10th, 5-7pm



4. Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea's Art and Science of Seaweed


Seaweeds Researcher Dr. Patrick Martone and artist Josie Iselin will be joining forces this Saturday for an intersectional workshop on the joys of seaweeds.


Address: SIDNEY- 9811 Seaport Place

Date: June 10th, 6-8pm





5. Ocean Week Canada's FREE Film Screenings with BCEFF


Co-hosted by the Canadian Ocean Literacy Coalition (@colcoalition) and the British Columbia Environmental Film Festival, we’re unlocking a treasure trove of spellbinding Canadian and international aquatic-themed films.


Date: June 2nd - June 11th

Virtual and free!



Happy world ocean week!!!



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