Throughout the Month
Monterey County Youth Museum
The museum was developed in 1997 to provide an environment where curiosity and creativity flourish, while both children and adults learn together through experience. After a successful capital campaign and move in 2008, Monterey County Youth Museum (MY Museum) now resides at 425 Washington Street. This conveniently located facility is surrounded by the Monterey Sports Center and Dennis the Menace Park. MY Museum provides an environment unique to any other in Monterey County. Constructed as a microcosm of “what makes Monterey special”, this 8,500 square foot museum is packed with a variety of hands on exhibits, making each visit unique and exciting. It compliments any visit to the Monterey area or makes a good day into a great day for those who are fortunate to visit us on a regular basis.
Visit the web site for more information.
Summer Arts at California State University
Variety of class in art, dance, music, media/theater and writing. In conjunction with the Summer Arts program, many special events open to the public will be offered including concerts, demonstraitons, film screenings and more.
See all the events on the CSU Summer Arts web site.
Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Special exhibits for this month include Tentacles: The astounding lives of octopuses, squid and cuttlefishes and also The Jellies Experience: enter a far-out world where jellies dance, bloom and sting.
Visit the web site for details of these special exhibits and all the offer activities and displays.
Free Summer Tours at Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds
Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds Announces Summer Public Tour Schedule PACIFIC GROVE, CA.— Beginning Thursday, June 26, 2014, Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds will be offering free public tours during summer months every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m., as well as a weekly Friday afternoon tour at 4:00 p.m. (Exceptions: July 10-12; July 24) This California State Parks-led tour - the “Asilomar Ramble” - provides a wealth of knowledge about the Asilomar coastal refuge.
Visit the web site for more information.
Big Sur Sound and Story
Big Sur's Henry Miller Library is very excited to announce the launch of a new program: Big Sur Sound and Story, an outdoor audio listening series! Beginning June 15th and for every Sunday until September 2014, we'll we turn off the lights and turn on the sound. Visitors will lay out on our lawn beneath a canopy of towering redwood trees, under the stars, steps from the Pacific Ocean, and listen to carefully-selected audio stories played through our world-class sound system. We're located 25 miles south of Carmel on Highway 1. Questions? Call us at 831-667-2574.
Advanced Junior Golf Camps
9am - 3 pm
Bayonet Black Horse provides two distinct opportunities to junior golfers and local youth looking to get involved in the wonderful game of golf. The Spirit of The Game: Golf is played, for the most part, without the supervision of a referee or umpire. The game relies on the integrity of the individual to show consideration for other players and to abide by the Rules. All players should conduct themselves in a disciplined manner, demonstrating courtesy and sportsmanship at all times, irrespective of how competitive they may be. This is the spirit of the game of golf. -The Rules of Golf, USGA Summer Golf Camps Level 2 Camp Full day camps conducted by PGA Professionals and Apprentices Level 2 Camps- Golfers 12 & up with competitive golf experience 7/7-7/11 9am-3pm $399/$350 Maximum 6:1 student to instructor ratio Cost: $350 early bird/wk 399 regular Focus on understanding ball flight¸ drills to encourage purposeful practice, decision making on course, the rules of golf and golf fitness. Create student profile on day 1 and set reachable, quantifiable goal by day 5 Use of video to create awareness of swing concepts ½ day dedicated to handicap system and rules of golf Club Fitting w/ flightscope Play nine-holes daily Curriculum seamlessly integrates integrity and goal setting to produce capable, confident players All Campers will receive: Hat Ball Marker Divot Tool Practice Balls Lunch & Snacks Everyday
Family Free Day of Art
11am - 4 pm
As part of the MMA's commitment to reaching children and families throughout Monterey County with accessible and engaging cultural experiences, the Museum offers a full slate of activities for all ages designed for fun, learning, and connecting with art and community. Explore, create, and play in the galleries while discovering the world of art. This Family Day is inspired by the current exhibitions Jules Tavernier: Artist and Adventurer and Monterey Now: Malin Lager. The French artist Tavernier came to Monterey in 1875, eventually moving to Hawaii, while the Swedish contemporary textile artist Lager returns to Monterey annually. These exhibitions celebrate Monterey as an international magnet for artists, past and present.
Kiddie Kapers Parade
Kiddie Kapers Parade July 12, 2014 6:30pm The annual Kiddie Kapers Parade, in its 83rd year, will take place on Saturday July 12th as the lead in to the Colmo del Rodeo Parade in Old Town Salinas. Kids will line up at the Recreation Center starting at 5:30pm and the parade will start at 6:30pm. The theme is ‘A Parade for all Children.’ This is a free community event. This is a FREE community event. Salinas Recreation Center 320 Lincoln Avenue, Salinas Information at 831-775-3100
Family Concert at The Sunset Center
A special concert designed for young people and their families, featuring a string quartet, woodwinds and brass quintet. Artistic Director Paul Goodwin will be the Master of Ceremonies.