Events

2014 Events

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Sharktober- An Annual Celebration of the Shark with Shark Stewards

We are celebrating the return of the white sharks to our sanctuary after their annual migration. Join us celebrating and motivating to save sharks!

September 14  11AM- 6PM Sailfest and Whalefest with Modern Sailing Academy at Marina Plaza, Sausalito.  Live music, sailboat rides, food and ocean information.

September 27 and October 11  Sharktober Farallon Island Cruises-(others may be added) Join us on a specialized naturalist expedition on the vessel Outer Limits leaving Sausalito into the Gulf of the Farallones for whales, wildlife seabirds- and maybe a shark!  These trips include expert discussions, data collection and oceanographic measurements for a full field experience.  Not your normal whale watch trip – although humpbacks and Blues are in the Sanctuary. Sign up here.  

October 1, 6:00-8:00 PM Screening Extinction Soup and shark talk- Patagonia store, 770 North Point Ave, San Francisco. Shark libations and prizes to support the shark sanctuary.

October 9, 6:00- 10:00PM Shark Life at the California Academy of Sciences, drinks, dance, sharks!

Saturday October 18th Sharktoberfest with the Sanctuary.  Join shark specialists and educators celebrating and learning about sharks in our 6th annual Sharktoberfest education event.  Shark games, shark science and shark fun for the whole family.  Shark printing, face painting and other activities for the entire family.  Ocean animal costume contest with prizes to the best creature!

Free.  10AM- 4 PM.  At the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Visitors Center, Crissy Field.  Volunteers- sign up here!

Click here for the entire Sharktober Calendar.

SHARKTOBER Farallon Island Expeditions  Sign Up Here

IMG_08452014 is our 6th annual Sharktober and Sharktoberfest celebrating the return of white sharks to our National Marine Sanctuaries.  Two trips added September 17 (limited space- an educational trip with the University of San Francisco) and Octber 11.  Others to be added.  PURCHASE ADVANCE TICKETS HERE 

Natural History Cruises to the Farallon Islands.  You are invited to join us on an exclusive Shark, Whale and Natural History Tour to the Farallon Islands onboard the vessel Outer Limits lead by shark experts and naturalists. Three dates are reserved in during the white shark season and when whales and seabirds are feeding in the Gulf. (Note- sharks are hard to find but we will be monitoring feeding locations and learning about sharks on the cruise- this is not a shark viewing trip).  Contact here for more information.

Can't join us? Please consider Supporting our work protecting sharks from shark finning and establishing shark sanctuaries.  Contact us for our specialized Natural History Tours to the Devil's Teeth.

 

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World Oceans Day Marin with the Mt Tamalpais Ocean Conservation Club June 8  12:00-5 PM, Celebrating Shark Steward's 7th annual World Oceans Day Celebration bringing youth to the Bay and celebrating the ocean.  Join educators, ocean conservation groups and youth having fun learning about the ocean. Play ukulele with the Ukulele Friends Ohana!  

 Shark and ocean fun, art, activities in celebration of our ocean. Mt Tamalpais High School. Free.  700 Miller Ave, Mill Valley CA 94972  Parking free behind fooytball field on Altamonte. 

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Watch here for Sharktober Events and Farallon island Expeditions in the Fall, celebrating the return of the White Sharks to our Sanctuary!

 

Past 2014 Events

2014 Sausalito Herring Festival  Sunday, February 9, Gabrielson Park, Sausalito.

2013 Sea Stewards and Shark Stewards Events

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Sharktober- An Annual Celebration of the Shark  Click here for the Calendar.

2013 is our 5th annual Sharktober and Sharktoberfest celebrating the return of white sharks to our National Marine Sanctuaries. Join Shark Stewards celebrating sharks and motivating  appreciation and protection for sharks in the Bay and world ocean.

Natural History Cruises to the Farallon Islands.  SPACE AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 29. You are invited to join us on an exclusive Shark, Whale and Natural History Tour to the Farallon Islands onboard the vessel Outer Limits lead by shark experts and naturalists. Three dates are reserved in late September and mid October right during the white shark season and when whales and seabirds are feeding in the Gulf. (Note- sharks are hard to find but we will be monitoring feeding locations and learning about sharks on the cruise- this is not a shark viewing trip).  Contact here for more information or reserve a slot here. These unique trips will sell out! 

October 19- Second Trip added that will include scientific Monitoring- Contact for more information. Limited Space.

IMG_0845Accompany us on a Wildlife Excursion to the Farallon Islands

Shark Friend Discounted Rate

 

Sharktober all October long to celebrate and protect sharks all year. Click here for the Calendar.

September 28, Pacifica Fog Fest parade- Dress as a Mermaid or a Shark and join us for sharks and at the Pacifica Beach Coalition booth afterwards.  9:00 Am- 5:00 PM Palmeto Avenue

September 29, Sharktober Farallon Islands Cruise Reserve your Space

October 3rdSharklife- Sharktober kick off at the California Academy of Sciences. Live music, shark drinks, shark performance and fun. 21 and over  6:30-10:00 PMSharktoberHO

October 5th, Sharktoberfest with the Gulf of the Farallones National Marne Sanctuary. Sanctuary Education Center, Crissy Field San Francisco.  Family shark fun. 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM

October 12th Rocktoberfest for sharks with Giant Squid & Salty Teeth, Speak Easy Brewery, Live Music, Great Food and BBQ All Ages Welcome 1195 Evans Ave, San Francisco

October 17th, Shark Drinks with San Francisco Blue Drinks Rubios at 4 Embarcadero  Use this flyer and we receive 10% of all sales.

Oct 18th Surfing and Sharks- Talk and Film White Shark Cafe 7:00 PM  Talk at the Sharp Park Library, Sponsored by the Pacifica Beach Coalition and The Pacifica Library

October 25, Swim for Sharks- with the San Francisco Dolphin Club, 8:00 AM  Sponsor a Swimmer and join the party afterwards

October 25 Sharks and Mermaids Benefit Party 6:30 PM- 10:00 PM Swim For Sharks Film Screening and Happy Hour, Drinks and food South End Rowing Club $25 Donation Suggested

October 29th, Shark Movements and Impacts on Conservation Lecture to the American Cetacean Society, Saylor's Restaurant, Sausalito 7:00 PM, Details.

October 31, Sharkoween at the California Academy of Sciences 6:30-10:00 PM, shark costumes encouraged

Can't join us? Please consider Supporting our work protecting sharks from shark finning and establishing shark sanctuaries.

Past Events

2013 Past Events

September 26th, Local Sharks and Conservation Talk at the American Fisheries Society Gulf of Farallones National Marine Fisheries Visitors Center, Crissy Field  5:30- Members and Guests

September 7th, Okeanos Performance with the America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project David McGuire, featured speaker, Talk 7:00 PM, Performance 7:30, Q&A to follow

September 18th Shark Bites, A lecture by David McGuire San Francisco Nerd Nights
Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St @Van Ness.

Past Events 2013

March 12-17 Texas Shark Protection Campaign

March 21, 7 PM, Surviving the Shark, Swim For Sharks Shark Screening and Book Talk Kepler's Books, Menlo Park. With authors: shark survivor Jonathan Kathrien, Shark Conservationist David McGuire and Dr. Wallace "J" Nichols of LiveBlu.

March 28, 6:00 – 8:00 PM Swim For Sharks Film and Talk on Shark Attacks, Hosted by the Modern Sailing School at Sea Horse, Sausalito

April 15-20th Pacifica Shark Week. Education, talks and film Friday April 19, culminating in  Earth Day Celebration April 22 with Shark Activities, Linda Mar Beach Pacifica.

Thursday, May 9 Shark Attack and Attack on Sharks
Randall Museum Theater, 199 Museum Way, San Francisco CA 94114. 7:30-9 pm. For more information, go to www.sfns.org  Free and open to everyone.

June 8, World Oceans Day, 5th Annual West Coast Shark Celebration Sports Basement  Presidio Location, Beach Clean up, Music and Fun. Followed by party at the Low Tide Club, Sausalito

August 13-17 ,  Guadalupe Island Great White Shark Dive with Sea Stewards.  Learn about sharks and experience them in the wild first hand on a luxurious vessel with the safest and most capable team.  This is a first ever Sea stewards trip to the Island of the Great White Shark with SEESharks. Accompanied by David McGuire as Naturalist, we will learn about the natural history of sharks, conservation measures and the entire ecosystem on this 5 day liveaboard cage diving trip. Experience for yourself what we are trying to protect from extinction, take photographs and film and take away a mental image you will never forget. This trip is a Sea Steward trip only.  Contact us for details on how to book.

 

2012  Sharktober  Celebrating Sharks All October Long

February 22, Surfing For Life, Fund Raiser for the Pacifica Beach Coalition

February 23, 24 Shark Days at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Swim For Sharks Film Premiere, San Francisco International Ocean Film festival with Talk to follow on Blue and Gold Ferry, Pier 39 San Francisco

October 19 Swim For Sharks- Benefit challenge around Alcatraz Island and Back form San Francisco Dolphin Club

Click Here for Talks, and other Shark Events

October 6, Sharktoberfest at the California Academy of Sciences 6PM- 10PM

Sharks in the Sanctuary

Farallones White Shark and Whale Tours

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2011  Its Sharktober!  Celebrating Sharks All October Long

Sharktober Activities at the California Academy of Sciences all month long.

October 24,25 & BLUE DRINKS HAPPY HOUR October 27   Celebrate Sharks with Pacific Catch benefiting Sea Stewards. Download this certificate and present the Sea Stewards Flyer to server when ordering & receive 10% off food and drink at the Corte Madera location, Marin County Blue Drinks with special happy hour Sharktober 27.

October 22 and 29 & November 5  (sold out) Sharktober Shark, Whale & Wildlife Tours to the Farallones

A tour of the waters of the Gulf of the Farallones, Farallones Islands and the Continental shelf led by Sea Stewards naturalists. A day trip onboard the Outer Limits.  Book through San Francisco Bay Whale Watching and put white shark in the field. No guarantee we will see a shark, but we will learn about why white sharks are important.

October 15, Sharktoberfest with the Sanctuary, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Shark Family Event   Map to Event

10 AM-3 PM  Build a shark, Shark activities, live music and films.

Sanctuary Center at the Presidio, San Francisco.

Shark activities and special guest Assemblyman Paul Fong.

October 16, 1:00 PM Celebrate Sharks A Talk on Sharks by David McGuire. Public Welcome

Sharkoberfest- Celebrating Sharks all Sharktober Long
Watch here for events with the California Academy of Sciences "Sharklife" and the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Shark Lectures, Outreach Events, Swim for the Sharks, Sunset sail and Shark and Leather Back Sea Turtle Watch Farallones cruises all month long.