FEBRUARY 23: CLIMATE COMMITTEE BICYCLE BAR CRAWL

Join the Surfrider LA Climate Committee for our inaugural Bicycle Bar Crawl from Venice Beach to the Santa Monica Palisades! Stopping for drinks at local watering holes, the Climate Committee will host informal conversations around pressing climate issues such as ocean acidification, sea level rise, urban heat islands, and much more. Our goal is to increase climate literacy among Surfrider supporters, share personal carbon reduction goals, and engage the broader community in local climate issues and the solutions we might undertake to address them. Saturday 2/23 from 1-5PM | commencing at the Venice Whaler | 10 Washington Blvd. Venice 90292

JANUARY 30: CHAPTER MIXER

Join us this month for a little Welcome to 2019 Chapter Mixer at The Waterfront Venice – LA’s newest Ocean Friendly Restaurant! Mark your calendars and get ready for delicious tacos, craft cocktails, and easy wade into all things coastal with your local Surfrider chapter. See you there! Wednesday 1/30 from 7-9PM | The Waterfront Venice | 205 Ocean Front Walk, Venice 90291

JANUARY 20: SUNSET POINT CLEANUP

In 2018, Surfrider LA removed over 7000 lbs of trash from LA County beaches, some 4000 lbs of which came from Sunset Point. Help us kick off 2019 with another cleanup at one of LA’s dirtiest beaches. Please be sure to wear close-toed shoes and bring your reusable bottles. Sunday 1/20 from 2-5PM | Sunset Point | 17200 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades 90272

JANUARY 17: LAWN BE GONE! PARTY

Join Surfrider LA’s Ocean Friendly Gardens (OFG) and our friends at SELVA as we kick off the new year with a debut celebration of our “Lawn Be Gone” videos, created with funding from LADWP’s Community Partnership grant. Learn all about the importance of “Ecogardens,” from water conservation to fighting marine pollution and climate change. Our “How To” videos teach you how to remove water-guzzling grass, create a rain garden, and plant a beautiful California native garden. Come for tasty food, craft beer, wine, and a full bar. OFG Chair, Steve Williams, will be spinning vinyl all night. Thursday 1/17 from 7-10PM | Gravlax | 12400 Washington Blvd, Culver City 90066

JANUARY 5: VENICE BEACH CLEANUP

We’re kicking things off in 2019 with a cleanup at one of our favorite local breaks. Come help us polish the beach at the Venice Breakwater, mingle with Surfrider LA leadership, and learn how you can take a deeper dive this year protecting our ocean, waves, and beaches. Saturday 1/5 from 10-1PM | Venice Beach Breakwater |2100 Ocean Front Walk, Venice 90292

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