For a twist on a day at the ocean in South Florida, pitch in picking up litter on the shoreline and see rescued sea turtles eating and swimming in a saltwater pool.
Organizers are making the event in Hollywood enticing. Turtle tours, educational displays and food trucks are included in the oceanfront festivities.
The event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 30, and it’s free. Local vendors and local ocean protection organizations are participating with displays and items for sale.
The event includes
- sea turtles feedings 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC), 4414 N. Surf Road, Hollywood 33019. MEEC is open to the public other days as well
- beach cleanup 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
- vendors & food trucks
Entry is free. Fees apply for parking meters.
Weekend and holiday rate for beach parking is $4 an hour and $3 an hour Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
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Marine Environmental Education Center