Fish Feeding

Stop by our exhibit hall and take a trip through Florida's Coastal Ecosystems. Watch the unique and interesting creatures that inhabit our aquariums. Learn about different feeding behaviors and food...

Learn to Kayak

A great overview of kayaking, this land-based instruction focuses on types of kayaks, necessary gear and basic paddling skills.The first Sunday of each monthin the Amphitheater, offered free with Park...

Outdoor Aquarium Feedings

What is the connection between mangrove and coral reef communities? How do fish use these habitats? Learn about the fascinating behaviors of sharks, sting rays, and other marine life during these FREE daily...

Daily Nature Walks

Daily at 10:00 a.m., Join one of the staff naturalists for a one-mile Nature Walk through John D. MacArthur Beach State Park’s four distinct habitats, and learn about the park’s ecosystems and history....

Snake Talk

Meet King Henry, our resident king snake.  Learn about the habits and habitats of King and other snakes at this informative...

Festival of Trees

The Festival of Trees at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens is one of the holiday season’s premier events for adults and children.  This year’s theme Celebrating Design through the...

Indoor Aquarium Feedings

What do eels eat, or better yet, HOW do eels eat? Which fish rule the school? Why are female seahorses the envy of all the girls? Learn about these and other sea creatures during our FREE daily feeding...

Shark Feeding

Come join us for a splashing good time! Sandoway hosts a daily shark feeding, in the centers 15,000 gallon shark tank. Learn lots of fun and interesting facts about the oceans top predator! Admission is $4...

Twilight Yoga

Experience the serenity of Yoga with Mary Veal, Kula Yoga Shala, on the Lighthouse Deck at Sunset! Every Monday (time will vary monthly based on sunset.)This is an all levels class and beginners are...

Fish Tank Interpretation

Learn about the various fish and creatures in our Nature Center as a Ranger target feeds the fish and provides information such as what they eat, where they live and other interesting facts. Free with Park...

Beach Cleanup

Ocean trash can entrap and strangle ocean wildlife including endangered sea turtles. Please join us to preserve our water ways. Community service hours will be provided for school aged participants. For more...