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 October 1-7

Monday, October 1 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, October 1 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, October 1 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 2 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 2 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 2 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 3 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 3 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 3 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 3 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Thursday, October 4 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, October 4 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, October 4 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 5 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 5 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 5 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 6 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 6 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 6 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 6 from 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Sweetwater Safari Tour
Enjoy an interactive, guided trail walk with one of our wildlife educators. You’ll get binoculars, bird ID sheets, and more. We’ll learn about the natural flora & fauna and talk about the history of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge. This program is generously sponsored by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. *Subject to availability. If a wildlife educator is unavailable, the trail walk is self-guided. Backpacks can be checked out from the front desk for free any day of the week.

Saturday, October 6 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent September focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

 October 7-13

Sunday, October 7 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 7 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 7 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 7 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Compost Workshop
Join us and learn about composting from our Horticulturist. You’ll learn what composting is, how it affects the environment, and how you can do it at home! Meet at the front entrance of the Living Coast at 1:00 pm. This workshop is offered every Sunday.

Sunday, October 7 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Monday, October 8 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, October 8 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, October 8 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 9 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 9 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 9 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 10 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 10 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 10 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 10 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Thursday, October 11 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, October 11 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, October 11 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 12 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 12 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 12 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 13 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 13 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 13 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 13 from 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Sweetwater Safari Tour
Enjoy an interactive, guided trail walk with one of our wildlife educators. You’ll get binoculars, bird ID sheets, and more. We’ll learn about the natural flora & fauna and talk about the history of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge. This program is generously sponsored by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. *Subject to availability. If a wildlife educator is unavailable, the trail walk is self-guided. Backpacks can be checked out from the front desk for free any day of the week.

Saturday, October 13 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent September focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

 

 October 14-20

Sunday, October 14 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 14 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 14 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 14 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Compost Workshop
Join us and learn about composting from our Horticulturist. You’ll learn what composting is, how it affects the environment, and how you can do it at home! Meet at the front entrance of the Living Coast at 1:00 pm. This workshop is offered every Sunday.

Sunday, October 14 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Monday, October 15 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, October 15 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, October 15 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 16 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 16 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 16 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 17 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 17 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 17 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 17 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Thursday, October 18 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, October 18 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, October 18 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 19 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 19 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 19 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 20 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 20 from 9:00am – 4:30pm
Keeper 101
Calling all teens! Ever wondered what it takes to be a Keeper? Try it out with two days of behind-the-scenes, up-close animal experiences! Feed the birds, clean enclosures, and shadow our Animal Care staff throughout the day. You’ll even learn how to handle some of our animal ambassadors! These are small groups so register before the session fills up! There is a minimum of 2 students and maximum of 5 students per program. Member price is $144. 

Saturday, October 20 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 20 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 20 from 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Sweetwater Safari Tour
Enjoy an interactive, guided trail walk with one of our wildlife educators. You’ll get binoculars, bird ID sheets, and more. We’ll learn about the natural flora & fauna and talk about the history of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge. This program is generously sponsored by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. *Subject to availability. If a wildlife educator is unavailable, the trail walk is self-guided. Backpacks can be checked out from the front desk for free any day of the week.

Saturday, October 20 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent September focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Saturday, October 20 from 4:30pm -9:00pm
Cards on the Coast
Enjoy an evening with wildlife encounters, friendly poker and blackjack, taco bar, prizes and more!  Save the date for our “Cards on the Coast” Charity Poker Event benefiting the education, wildlife, and sustainability programs at the Living coast Discovery Center. Event sponsored by Balboa Thrift and Loan.

 October 21-27

Sunday, October 21 from 9:00am – 4:30pm
Keeper 101
Calling all teens! Ever wondered what it takes to be a Keeper? Try it out with two days of behind-the-scenes, up-close animal experiences! Feed the birds, clean enclosures, and shadow our Animal Care staff throughout the day. You’ll even learn how to handle some of our animal ambassadors! These are small groups so register before the session fills up! There is a minimum of 2 students and maximum of 5 students per program. Member price is $144. 

Sunday, October 21 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 21 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 21 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 21 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Compost Workshop
Join us and learn about composting from our Horticulturist. You’ll learn what composting is, how it affects the environment, and how you can do it at home! Meet at the front entrance of the Living Coast at 1:00 pm. This workshop is offered every Sunday.

Sunday, October 21 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Monday, October 22 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, October 22 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, October 22 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 22 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 23 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 23 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 24 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 24 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 24 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 24 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Thursday, October 25 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, October 25 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, October 25 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 26 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 26 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, October 26 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 27 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 27 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 27 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, October 27 from 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Sweetwater Safari Tour
Enjoy an interactive, guided trail walk with one of our wildlife educators. You’ll get binoculars, bird ID sheets, and more. We’ll learn about the natural flora & fauna and talk about the history of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge. This program is generously sponsored by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. *Subject to availability. If a wildlife educator is unavailable, the trail walk is self-guided. Backpacks can be checked out from the front desk for free any day of the week.

Saturday, October 27 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent September focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

 

 October 28-31

Sunday, October 28 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 28 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 28 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, October 28 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Compost Workshop
Join us and learn about composting from our Horticulturist. You’ll learn what composting is, how it affects the environment, and how you can do it at home! Meet at the front entrance of the Living Coast at 1:00 pm. This workshop is offered every Sunday.

Sunday, October 28 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Monday, October 29 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, October 29 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, October 22 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 30 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 30 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, October 30 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 31 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 31 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 31 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, October 31 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Wednesday, October 31 from 5:30pm -7:30pm
Owl-O-Ween
Nothing’s as spooky as Owl-O-Ween at the Living Coast Discovery Center. And by spooky, we mean fun, hands-on, and sometimes gross! Put on your Halloween best and explore the Sweetwater Marsh at night as you trick-or-treat on the trails. With over 10 trick-or-treating stations, fun crafts, and lots of cool giveaways – your little pumpkin is sure to have a Halloween to remember. And do not forget to check out the Sea Monster Mash for dancing, snacks, and costume contests with cool prizes. Help us celebrate everything October as you learn about cool, creepy critters and even get to meet a few! This fun Family Night is after hours — when some animals prefer to come out. Member discount available! 

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When will I receive my new membership cards? Your membership cards will be mailed to the address provided within two weeks of joining or renewing. If you would like to visit before your membership cards arrive, show your proof of purchase and a photo ID at the admission desk.

Can family or friends use my membership card? Membership cards are not transferable; only the individuals named on the membership card are entitled to use member benefits.

Can I bring a guest when I visit? Your membership is good for all named individuals on your membership card. Depending on the level of membership you’ve purchased, you will receive single use Guest Passes or 2-for-1 Coupons that you’re welcome to use for your guests. The physical Guest Passes and 2-for-1 Coupon must be turned in at the admission counter at the time of admission.

What should I do if I lose my membership card? To request a replacement card contact the Membership Department by email membership@thelivingcoast.org or by phone at 619-409-5940 to request a replacement card. There is a $5.00 fee for replacement cards.

What is the easiest way for me to update my contact information? To update your information contact the Membership Department by email membership@thelivingcoast.org or by phone at 619-409-5940.

Can I receive more membership cards? If you would like additional membership cards there is a $5.00 fee. You will receive 2 membership cards with all named individuals printed on each card. Contact the Membership Department by email membership@thelivingcoast.org or by phone at 619-409-5940 to request a replacement card.

How can I sign up to receive the Member’s Only e-newsletter? To begin receiving the Sea Turtle Times member’s only electronic newsletter please contacts the Membership Department by email membership@thelivingcoast.org or by phone at 619-409-5940. We will need the following information to send you the monthly e-newsletter: First and last name of the primary member and a valid email address:

Can I use my membership to attend special events or educational programs such as field trips? Memberships, coupons, Groupons®, or other discounts are not valid towards special events, school field trips and other educational programs. Our educational program fees go to support educational programs for your students’ schools, scout groups, and wildlife camps. Membership fees cover general admission to the facility and member-only events.

Membership Office:

Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Call: 619-409-5900 ext 5940

Email: Membership@thelivingcoast.org