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From member-only nights and animal releases to our annual gala and "Run for the Seals" fun-run, the Center hosts a variety of events throughout the year that you can enjoy.

Upcoming Events at The Marine Mammal Center

Seals & Slippers

Seals & Slippers
When: Friday, November 21, 2014
Where: The Marine Mammal Center, Marin Headlands

Spend a night at The Marine Mammal Center, camped under the stars, lulled to sleep by the distant waves on Rodeo Beach (and barking sea lions too!). A perfect evening for families, with educational programs, a healthy dinner, and a hike on the beach in the morning.

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Calloway feeding

Marine Science Sunday
When: Sunday, November 23, 2014
Where: The Marine Mammal Center, Marin Headlands
Price: FREE

Come learn about the ingenious feeding and hunting strategies of marine mammals, as we celebrate An Ocean Feast! Learn how dolphins, otters, and whales keep themselves fed by the most amazing methods. Join us for fun educational programs in the classroom, which can be combined with a docent-led tour for a full day of marine science!

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Youth Crew

Youth Crew Open House: Information Session
When: Sunday, December 14,2014 and January 4, 2015
Where: The Marine Mammal Center, Marin Headlands
Price: FREE

Interested in joining The Marine Mammal Center’s 2015 Youth Crew?

Find out more about this service learning opportunity at the Youth Crew Open House: Information Session. Prospective applicants and their parents/guardians are encouraged to attend this optional event and meet our Youth Crew team!  The team will be talking about the upcoming program year, the application process, and will available to answer your questions. RSVP today! Spots are limited.

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Whalefest Monterey

Whalefest Monterey
When: Sunday, January 24-25, 2015
Where: Old Fisherman's Wharf and Custom House Plaza, downtown Monterey
Price: FREE

The Marine Mammal Center will host an educational table at this family-friendly festival that welcomes the gray whales back to Monterey Bay. Volunteers from the Center's Monterey Bay satellite location will be on hand to talk about the whales and their incredible migrations.

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Holiday Time!

Celebrate the Oceans this Holiday Season!

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Orca Cards
Learning Fun

Educational programs for pre-K through 12th grade!

Learning in the Lab
Adopt Astro

Adopt a Steller sea lion and get a Book and Plush

Adopt Astro with book and plush