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World Oceans Day Festivities

With J.N. "Ding" Darling National WildlifeRefuge

J.N. "Ding" Darling National WildlifeRefuge on World Oceans Day.

Take a guided beach walk for free, watch free films, and take advantage of free upcycled crafts. Highlights of the special event include earth-friendly, upcycled crafts to take home. A ranger-led beach walk and clean-up at the refuge’s Perry Tract, accessible from Gulfside City Park. An “anti-plastic film festival” features four free film showings starting at 11 a.m.

  • 9 A.M. Free Beach Walk & Clean-up to follow.
  • 11 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.: Arts & Crafts in the Visitor & Education Center.

Movie Showtime's:

  • 11 A.M.: STRAWS (32 mins) 12 P.M.: Addicted to Plastic (53 mins)
  • 1:15 P.M.: Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (57 mins)
  • 2:30 P.M.: Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic? (45 mins)

DIRECTIONS Park at Gulfside City Park (parking fees apply) on Algiers Lane for the Beach Walk at Perry Tract. Other events at Visitor & Education Center at mile marker 2 on Sanibel-Captiva Road.
Date & Time
  • June 8, 2018
  • 9:00AM - 3:00PM
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