Journey beneath the Waves on World Oceans Weekend

Journey beneath the Waves on World Oceans Weekend

Join us and take a deep dive as we focus on marine sanctuaries, fish in the ocean, and plastics in the ocean.

June 7

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Educational/interactive booths featuring Texas Scuba Adventures, Sport Divers Houston, Moody Gardens and more (Free!)
    • Try scuba diving in a fun and easy environment with the Go Dive Now Pool. All that is required is a swimsuit – we provide the rest! (Free!)
  • 6:30 p.m.
    • Film screening of “A Plastic Ocean” in the MG 3D Theater. The film explores the challenges our oceans face with plastics that end up there. A Q&A panel discussion will follow the film as well as a reception with light refreshments and a cash bar. ($5 with proceeds benefiting the Moody Gardens Conservation Fund for ocean conservation.)

June 8

  • 8:30 a.m.
    • Penguin Yoga class led by instructor Margaret Johnson. Class begins with a warm welcome by one of our very own penguins before a yoga session. At the end of class each attendee will have the opportunity to take picture with a penguin. ($35 per person with proceeds benefitting the Moody Gardens Conservation Fund for threatened or endangered penguins in the wild.)
  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Educational/interactive booths featuring Texas Scuba Adventures, Sport Divers Houston, Moody Gardens and more (Free!)
    • Try scuba diving in a fun and easy environment with the Go Dive Now Pool. All that is required is a swimsuit – we provide the rest! (Free!)
  • 10 a.m.
    • Encore presentation of “A Plastic Ocean” inside the MG 3D Theater (Free!)
  • 4 p.m.
    • Film screening of “The Smog of the Sea.” The film explains how microplastics in the world’s oceans are affecting the marine food chain. (Free!)
  • Saturday evening concludes with speed painter, Ange Hilz, creating an ocean-themed piece of art to be auctioned off at a special event later this summer.

June 9

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Educational/interactive booths featuring Texas Scuba Adventures, Sport Divers Houston, Moody Gardens and more (Free!)
    • Try scuba diving in a fun and easy environment with the Go Dive Now Pool. All that is required is a swimsuit – we provide the rest! (Free!)
  • 10 a.m.
    • Encore presentation of “A Plastic Ocean” inside the MG 3D Theater (Free!)
  • 4 p.m.
    • Film screening of “The Smog of the Sea.” The film explains how microplastics in the world’s oceans are affecting the marine food chain. (Free!)

For more information, and for a full schedule of World Oceans Weekend events, visit www.moodygardens.org/wod.