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Community Free Days at Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE
Seymour Marine Discovery Center | 100 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95060


Community Free Days at Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz

Seymour Marine Discovery Center is an interactive marine science museum and aquarium with hands-on exhibits and a touch pool, located on the UC Santa Cruz campus. They open their doors to for several Community Free Days several times a year.

Powered by the Long Marine Laboratory, a world-renowned university research facility, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center offers hands-on immersion into the world of ocean exploration and discovery. With a 20,000-square-foot visitor center, guests can touch a shark, explore the latest discoveries in ocean science, and take in the spectacular Monterey Bay, called the “Serengeti of the sea,” for its incredible diversity of marine life.

The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is open to the community free of charge on the following days from 10 am to 5 pm:

  • January 17
  • February 12
  • September 17*
  • October 17
  • November 12
  • December 5

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Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Free Museum Day
Address: 100 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Thursday, October 17, 2019

10:00 am   Hidden San Francisco Walking Tours | SoMa  FREE
All Day   Community Free Days at Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz  FREE
12:00 pm   Win: Alcatraz “Night Tour & Boat Cruise” | SF  WIN
12:30 pm   Free 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park  FREE
2:30 pm   Rooftop DJ Classes in Salesforce Park | SF  FREE
5:00 pm   Creative Flow: Accessible Art Making Experience | Salesforce Park  FREE
5:00 pm   “Pete Escovedo Day” Celebration | Oakland  FREE*
*Free and open to the public.
5:00 pm   Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa  FREE*
*All gallery and museum entries will be free except for the Contemporary Jewish Museum which will be offering a special entry price of $5.
5:00 pm   Free Third Thursdays at California Historical Society | SF  FREE
5:30 pm   DJ Party in the Park “Thursdays on Vinyl” | Salesforce Park  FREE
6:00 pm   Kristeen Young Free In-store Concert | Amoeba SF  FREE
6:00 pm   Seismic NightLife at Cal Academy of Sciences | SF  $13.50*
*Tickets subject to dynamic pricing and may change daily. Nightlife tickets typically range from $12 to $25. Day-of tickets will often be the highest. 21+
6:00 pm   Exploratorium After Dark: Earthquakes | Pier 15  $19.95*
*$19.95 Adv/Door -  Free for Lab Members ($10 Add-On Ticket for the Tactile Dome)
6:00 pm   Win Tix: Oakland’s 2019 “Autumn Lights” Festival | Lake Merritt  WIN*
*$20 Adv / $25 Door. Youth (ages 6-17) - $7 Adv /$10 Door. Free for children below 5.
6:00 pm   “Make” Summer Parklet Art Party | SF  FREE*
*This summer parklet party is free for all ages. Paid admission required to visit the museum.
6:00 pm   Macy’s Men’s Tailor Event: Fashion, Music, Gifts & Rewards | SF  FREE*
*First 10 Star Rewards Members to purchase a Men's Suit will receive complimentary suit alterations.
6:30 pm   $15 Off: “Terror Vault” SF’s Epic Halloween Haunt | San Francisco Mint  $15 off*
*Normally $62, get exclusive $47 tix with secret code FUNCHEAP on select dates. Limited to 50 per date.
7:00 pm   The Underground: Stand-Up Comedy at Oakstop | Oakland  $10*
*The show is $10 online or $15 Cash, Venmo or Square at the door. Complimentary pizza & wine will be served. Feel free to also BYOB or bring dinner. Show is 21+.
7:00 pm   Oakland Art Library Open House | East Bay  FREE*
*Free, with an RSVP
7:00 pm   20% Off: “Disney on Ice” at Oracle Arena | Oakland  $15*
*Save 20% on tickets with promo code MOFUN (Savings valid on all shows except Saturdays & Sundays at 3 pm)
7:00 pm   Free Monthly Outdoor Movie Night | Oakland  FREE*
*FREE with RSVP or $6 at the door
8:00 pm   Coit Comedy: Stand Up Comedy & Free Golden Boy Pizza | SF  $5*
*Use "Funcheap" to get a 50% discount ticket with 1 drink minimum requirement. Otherwise it's $10.
8:00 pm   HellaFunny Free Comedy Night at SF’s Biggest Comedy Club | Cobb’s  FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Like most comedy clubs there is a 2-drink minimum
8:00 pm   Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar  FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
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