‘O-Fishial’ December Volunteer Newsletter
Holiday Happenings Edition


Holiday Lights Viewing Party

Friday, December 9 
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come to the Party!

From story-time with a live mermaid, to pictures with Santa on the Spirit of Dana Point Tallship, we truly have something for everyone. Sip on gourmet hot chocolate and enjoy a beautiful light display in Dana Point Harbor while being serenaded by carolers all evening. And don’t forget to swing by the Laurena G. Chambers Gift Shop to purchase a discounted, limited edition 2016 Ocean Institute ornament as a keepsake from this beautiful night.

General Admission: $20.00
Family 4-Pack: $60.00
Adult Member Admission: $12.00 
Child Member Admission: $8.00

*Volunteers Needed! If you are want to help out at this fun event email Andrea asmith@oceaninstitute.org

Under the Sea Holiday Tea

Tea, Treats, and Amazing Mermaid Feats!

Join us for a late morning tea including finger sandwiches, specialty teas, hot chocolate bar, and cupcake decorating. Our favorite mermaid friend, Catalina, will join us for a meet & greet, story time, and a swim! 

Adults (12 and up): $45.00
Children (3-11 years): $37.00
2 & Under: FREE 

*Members receive 10% off when you enter your member ID at checkout. 

Thank you to Sheroes Entertainment for providing our wonderful mermaid friends! 

*Volunteers Needed! If you are want to help out at this fun event email Andrea asmith@oceaninstitute.org

Holiday Bonus Days

December 26 – 31

Bonus days at Ocean Institute are awesome! It’s everything we normally have and extras! Come join us for these bonus days and remind the kids that even though Christmas is over, there is no reason to be bummed out. Ocean Institute is the perfect cure to post holiday blues. 

Hails and Sails

Please welcome these new members of our Volunteer Team. 

Jamilee Avitia – Public Programs Docent
Kelsea Roberts – Public Programs Docent
Zahra Ghulamali – Public Programs Docent
Jeremy Joustra – Information Booth

Please help me wish Mary Lauwereins good luck in her future plans! We will miss you Mary!