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Whale of a Day at Point Vicente Interpretive Center in RPV This Saturday !!

WHALE OF A DAY CELEBRATION at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center This Saturday
 
 
 
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he Rancho Palos Verdes annual Whale of a Day celebration is co-sponsored by the City and the docents of Los Serenos de Point Vicente.  The celebration is held on the first Saturday of March each year.  The next celebration will be on Saturday, March 3, 2012  
   
 Fun at WOAD
 
 "Whale of a Day" is a festival celebrating the migration of the Pacific Gray Whale from its summer feeding grounds in the Bering and Chuchki Seas in Alaska to the winter breeding and calving grounds in Baja California.  Migration viewing takes place December through April along the California South Bay coastline.  
 
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Whale of a Day is held annually on the first Saturday of March from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and next year's celebration will take place on Saturday, March  3, 2012. The event is free to the public. The celebration is sponsored jointly by members of Los Serenos de Point Vicente and the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.  The event will be held on the main grounds of the Point Vicente Interpretive Center at 31501 Palos Verdes Drive West.   [MAP]   Free parking is available at the Rancho Palos Verdes City Hall located at 30940 Hawthorne Blvd. with a free shuttle bus service to PVIC.  [MAP].
 
There are activities for children ~ face painting, children's crafts, chalk drawing, story telling, small children's games ~ all at no charge.  There are also exhibits, craft and food vendors and a raffle drawing.   


 
 
 Some of the past participants have included The Aquarium of the Pacific with its Aquarium on Wheels, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, George F Canyon Nature Center, Save the Manatee, National Marine Fisheries, Heal the Bay, American Cetacean Society, Whale Watch, Marine Mammal Care Center, South Bay Wildlife Rehab with their rescued hawks and other raptors, PVP Land Conservancy, California Native Plant Society, Don Gales and Las Candalistas.
 
 
Tours of the Point Vicente Lighthouse are given on a first come, first served basis for ages 7 and older 

  Lighthouse
 
 
 If you have any questions or need additional information, please call (310) 544-5260. 
 

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