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200 L.A. Families Give Back At Santa Monica Beach Cleanup

Approximately 200 L.A. County families will volunteer for a day of community service to clean up a portion of Santa Monica Beach. Participants will visit the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium and enjoy a day of ocean fun while learning about how to care for the environment.

At the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, families will be introduced to marine life with exhibits of more than 100 local species that are native to the Bay and hands-on activities for children. There will also be a book reading and other interactive activities for kids.

Child advocacy organization, First 5 LA has partnered with environmental advocacy group Heal the Bay, along with the California Coastal Commission to organize this Family Beach Cleanup Day.

Keeping the beautiful beaches of L.A. County safe and clean is a responsibility we all share. For some families who live inland, visiting the beach and Pier aquarium is a new experience. Cleaning up our
beaches and learning about marine life is a great way for parents to teach their children about social responsibility, community involvement and why it’s important to care of our environment – lessons that they’ll carry well into adulthood.

The event will take place Saturday, August 5, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on the north side of the Santa Monica Pier near lifeguard Tower 15. Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, 1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Heal the Bay organizes beach clean-ups every month across Los Angeles County, and for the first time, First 5 LA is proud to be an event sponsor.

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