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Free Aquarium Admission for Families on SNAP / CalFresh

Monterey, CA

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has begun participating in the Museums for All initiative!

Now, anyone enrolled in federal food assistance benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (also known as CalFresh) will receive free admission to the Aquarium for up to four people by showing their SNAP EBT card and photo ID at the door.

Spoon Circus at MY Museum

 
6/13/24
 
 
Monterey County Youth Museum

The circus is coming to MY Museum! We're excited to host Spoon Circus on Thursday, June 13, 10am-12pm. Suitable for ages 3-8. Reserve your spot.

Spoon Circus is a vibrant, traveling social circus on a mission to bring joy and empowerment to communities through the magic of circus arts and physical education. They believe in the power of play.

July 4th Living History Day 2024 - Monterey State Historic Park

 
7/4/24
 
free
 
Memory Garden at Pacific House

Monterey State Historic Park Association presents July 4th Living History Day in the Memory Garden, located behind Pacific House Museum at Custom House Plaza. The whole family can enjoy historic demonstrations and participate in 19th century games, rope-making, leather stamping, embroidery, and tortilla making, 11am-3pm.

Ocean Arts Festival 2024 at Monterey Museum of Art

 
5/11/24
 
free
 
Monterey Museum of Art

SpectorDance and Monterey Museum of Art present the 2024 Monterey Ocean Arts Festival on Saturday, May 11, 1pm-4pm. Admission is free.

Come enjoy this family-friendly event featuring ocean-themed visual and performing art created by artists under the age of 24. We'll offer free admission to the museum, performing and visual art exhibitions, science tables, art activities, creative movement workshops, face painting, and more.

Los Exploradores de Monterey Summer Day Camp 2024

Monterey, CA

California State Parks presents Los Exploradores de Monterey Summer Day Camp at Monterey State Historic Park, a day camp for students grades 3-5. In this unique summer program, day campers will experience Monterey's historical buildings and colorful gardens through hands-on activities and interactive guided tours.

All four 5-day sessions will be held in June and July - see the schedule here and list of activities here . Fee is $325 per week, or $550 for two sessions. Financial assistance is available.

Ukulele Classes for Adults and Children Begin at Wendi Kirby Music

 
6/4/24
 
$600
 
Wendi Kirby Music, LLC

Wendi Kirby Music is offering Ukulele Classes for Adults and Children taught by George Woods this summer! Weekly classes begin on Tuesday, June 4 (3:45pm for the children's class, 4:45pm for the adults' class) and continue for 10 consecutive Tuesdays....

Rotary Club Seeks Luggage for Foster Children

Monterey, CA

Monterey Pacific Rotary Club is collecting new and gently used luggage (backpacks, duffel bags, carry-on bags, etc.) for The Kinship Center / Seneca.

Many local foster children carry their things in garbage bags or shopping bags when transitioning into care homes. Let's give these kids their own luggage.

If you would like to donate your new and like-new luggage please call Carolyn Harris at 831-869-8655 by May 31. A pick-up can be arranged.

Rotary Club Seeks Luggage for Foster Children

Monterey, CA

Monterey Pacific Rotary Club is collecting new and gently used luggage (backpacks, duffel bags, carry-on bags, etc.) for The Kinship Center / Seneca.

Many local foster children carry their things in garbage bags or shopping bags when transitioning into care homes. Let's give these kids their own luggage.

If you want to donate your new and like-new luggage please call Carolyn Harris at 831-869-8655 by May 31. A pick-up can be arranged.

Whalefest Monterey 2024

 
4/13/23
 
free
 
Custom House Plaza

Whalefest is an educational and entertaining family-friendly event held at and around Custom House Plaza and Old Fisherman's Wharf on March 13, 10am-6pm, and March 14, 10am-5pm, rain or shine. It includes fun activities for all ages, live music, research and rescue vessels, and dozens of fascinating marine-related interactive exhibits by numerous local organizations.

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