It's almost Independence Day. So it's time to declare freedom from the tyranny of ocean pollution this 4th of July holiday with Heal the Bay. Join our summer-long Take L.A. by Storm movement to keep our local waters clean with these ocean-friendly activities:
- Kick off Independence Day with a star-spangled tribute to “Weird Science” by marching with Heal the Bay in the Santa Monica 4th of July parade. Conjure up a costume and meet us at 8 a.m. in front of the Civic Center. RSVP with “PARADE” in the subject line.
- Give back to the sea with an exclusive beach cleanup featuring soul surfer/musician Donavon Frankenreiter at Santa Monica Beach, Tower 1550, on July 5, 1:30-2:30 p.m. The first 50 people to register get to meet Donavon before he performs at the Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert series. Admission is free. Reserve your spot.
- Enjoy the breezy folk-rock tunes of Donavon later that evening at the Santa Monica Pier’s free Twilight Concert series. The California native will headline the show, which will also include a performance by the Song and Dance Society, featuring Jeff Young and Dannielle DeAndrea.
- Meet the 100 species of animals that live in our Santa Monica Pier Aquarium (SMPA), which is located on the beach level below the carousel. The SMPA will be open until 6 p.m. through September 3.
This summer, keep an eye out for all our Take L.A. by Storm events. Donate and take action now.