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Whale of a Beach Clean Up

March 11, 2017 9 AM to Noon

Celebrate the return of the majestic gray whales by getting the debris off the beach and out of the creek before it washes out to sea.  Join us from 9 AM to Noon.  We meet at the Lifeguard Headquarters by San Juan Creek.  Please bring work gloves and earth-friendly trash bags (like paper shopping bags).

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St. Valentine’s Day Love Your Beach Cleanup

February 18, 2017

Join us for our first Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup of the year as we “love” Doheny back to good health after the runoff from winter rains. The cleanup is from 9:00 am – Noon. All beach cleanups meet at the lifeguard headquarters (adjacent to the mouth of San Juan Creek). Thank you for bringing along working gloves.

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Longboard Collectors Club

December 3, 2016 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

See classic surfboards, photographs, magazine collections, and lots of other surfing gear. It’s a swap meet  of surfing memorabilia.

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Dana Point 5K / 10K Turkey Trot

November 24, 2016 6 AM to Noon

Named “Best Local Event in Dana Point” in 2014 and 2015 , and one of America’s best Thanksgiving Day runs by Fitness Magazine, the Dana Point Turkey Trot has become an Orange County tradition, attracting more than 17,000 participants, including friends and family, in its 5K, 10K, Kids’ Gobble Wobble, and two-day health and fitness expo to […]

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November 19, 2016 9 AM to Noon

Come join us as we express our appreciation to our ocean and local beach through a beach clean up.  Join Doheny Beach Nature Interpreter Vicki Wiker from 9 AM to Noon as we scour the beach and sides of San Juan Creek for the “stuff” that doesn’t belong there.  Please bring gloves and a biodegradable […]

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Doheny Junior Rangers

June 27, 2016 – August 11, 2016 10 - 11:00 AM (some days to 11:30)

Starts Monday, June 27, 10 to 11:30 AM. Junior Rangers is an interpretive activity that is designed for children, 7 to 12, to actively learn about some of the natural wonders that can be found throughout the California State Parks.

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Earth Day Native Planting Project

April 16, 2016

We will be planting an assortment of native plants, shrubs, and trees around the park. Doheny wishes to warmly thank Starbucks for supporting this project! Thank you for bringing along your favorite shovel and working gloves. Please call for meeting location.

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Whale of a Beach Cleanup

March 12, 2016 9:00 am to noon

Let’s celebrate the majestic migratory Gray whales and Dana Point’s “Festival of the Whales” by getting that debris off the beach before it washes out to sea and poses a threat to marine life. The cleanup is from 9:00 am-Noon. We meet at the lifeguard headquarters…don’t forget work gloves!

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