Calendar

Feb
1
Thu
Destination Paradise: 100 Years of Catalina Advertising Design
Feb 1 – Apr 22 all-day

The continuing exhibition “Destination Paradise: 100 Years of Catalina Advertising Design” looks at the art of luring visitors to Catalina. From hand drawn and painted signs to modern posters, the evolution of advertising the island through slogans, jingles and captivating designs is fully explored. Nostalgic and fun this exhibition includes images of early island attractions, the work of Otis and Dorothy Shepard – who cohesively branded the island under William Wrigley Jr. – and the continued branding of a paradise destination. For more information, call the Catalina Island Museum at 310-510-2414, ​or visit www.CatalinaMuseum.org.

José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico
Feb 1 – Apr 8 all-day

The continuing exhibition “José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico” celebrates Mexico’s most prolific artist. Posada’s images captured all aspects of daily life in Mexico City from 1889-1913. Posada directly influenced artists like Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, shaped Mexican identity and continues to inform contemporary image making today. For more information, call the Catalina Island Museum at 310-510-2414, ​or visit www.CatalinaMuseum.org.

Feb
2
Fri
First Fridays at the Museum
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 27 @ 9:00 pm

Held on the First Friday of each month (hence the name), First Fridays encourages residents and visitors to explore the Catalina Island Museum’s galleries and digital theater after regular hours. Enjoy refreshments in the outdoor plazas and shop in the Museum Store. Some events may include music and dance performances, lectures, gallery talks, or films.  For more information, call 310-510-2414 or visit CatalinaMuseum.org.

Feb
9
Fri
First Fridays at the Museum
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 3 @ 10:00 pm

Held on the First Friday of each month (hence the name), First Fridays encourages residents and visitors to explore the Catalina Island Museum’s galleries and digital theater after regular hours. Enjoy refreshments in the outdoor plazas and shop in the Museum Store. Some events may include music and dance performances, lectures, gallery talks, or films.  For more information, call 310-510-2414 or visit CatalinaMuseum.org.

Feb
16
Fri
First Fridays at the Museum
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 10 @ 10:00 pm

Held on the First Friday of each month (hence the name), First Fridays encourages residents and visitors to explore the Catalina Island Museum’s galleries and digital theater after regular hours. Enjoy refreshments in the outdoor plazas and shop in the Museum Store. Some events may include music and dance performances, lectures, gallery talks, or films.  For more information, call 310-510-2414 or visit CatalinaMuseum.org.

Feb
23
Fri
First Fridays at the Museum
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 17 @ 10:00 pm

Held on the First Friday of each month (hence the name), First Fridays encourages residents and visitors to explore the Catalina Island Museum’s galleries and digital theater after regular hours. Enjoy refreshments in the outdoor plazas and shop in the Museum Store. Some events may include music and dance performances, lectures, gallery talks, or films.  For more information, call 310-510-2414 or visit CatalinaMuseum.org.

Feb
24
Sat
37th Annual Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup
Feb 24 all-day

USC’s Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber and Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, Catalina Conservancy Divers are proud to host this 36th annual event. This is the only time scuba diving is allowed in Avalon Bay, with volunteer divers collecting trash and debris. Registration starts at 7 a.m. Divers must be out of the water by 11 a.m. Awards ceremony follows on Wrigley Stage with prizes and giveaways.  For more information, call 310-510-4020 or visit Dornsife.USC.edu.

Girls softball team plays home game
Feb 24 all-day

The Avalon School Lancers girls varsity softball team will play a non-conference home game against the Mayfair (Lakewood) Monsoons.

Girls softball team plays a second home game
Feb 24 @ 12:48 am – 1:48 am

The Avalon School Lancers girls varsity softball team will play a second non-conference home game against the Mayfair (Lakewood) Monsoons right after the first.

37th Annual Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup
Feb 24 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
37th Annual Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup

Event Date:
Saturday, February 24, 2018 – 7:00am – 3:00pm February 24, 2018

USC’s Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber and Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies–Catalina Conservation Divers are proud to host Catalina Island’s 37th Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup, one of the largest annual dive events in Southern California. The event began in the 1970s in an effort to cleanup Avalon Harbor, and this event is the only time diving is permitted in the Harbor.

Southern California divers have made the Avalon Harbor Underwater Cleanup one of their premier social events of the year. Divers retrieve trash and lost items from Avalon Harbor, and revel in the warm friendly atmosphere of Catalina Island. Last year, approximately 494 participants recovered 5,200 pounds of trash. Proceeds from the event will benefit USC’s Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber and Wrigley Institute Scientific Diving Program.

Divers:

$45 Early registration through January 4th
$55 January 5th – February 15th
$65 Day-of Registration at Wrigley Stage

Each diver must bring the following completed forms to check-in.

Streamline your dive team’s registration process! Adding your dive team to the registration page allows your divers to register individually or as a group—All you have to do is assign a team leader for day-of collection of dive forms. For more information please contact Katie Chvostal at chvostal@usc.edu.

Non-Divers: $30

Schedule of Events
7:00-9:00 AM – Check-in for Pre-registered Divers (Dive Locations)
7:00-9:00 AM – Day-of Registration (Wrigley Stage)
9:00 AM – Dive Master/Diver Orientations (Dive Locations)
9:30-11:00 AM – Divers in Water (Dive Locations)
11:00 AM – All Divers Out of Water (MANDATORY)
1:00 PM – Door Prize Drawing (Wrigley Stage)
1:00-3:00 PM – Award Ceremony (Wrigley Stage)

Register online at www.usc.edu/esvp, code: 37thCleanup

For more information visit www.dornsife.usc.edu/wrigley/wies-ccd-cleanup