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2020 Celebration of the Whales Offers Chalk Art, Family Fun, Live Music, and Prizes!

It’s going to be hard for visitors who attend the 23rd Annual Celebration of the Whales at the Channel Islands Harbor to not walk away with something. From discounts on Harbor recreational activities and restaurant specials to free whale hats and swag, there will be free treats for everyone. This year’s event will feature new…

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Food Forward Collects 11 Tons of Food At Harbor Farmers Market to Fight Hunger

Every Sunday at the Channel Islands Harbor’s Farmers’ Market, hundreds of fruit and vegetables go unsold. The produce is fresh, so farmers can’t bring it back for sale due to potential quality concerns. Fortunately, the food doesn’t go to waste. Food Forward, a non-profit organization that fights hunger and food waste by collecting surplus fruits…

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2019 Channel Islands Boating Center Highlights

Editor’s Note: this article is written by Jennifer Maravola, Coordinator of Campus Recreation Waterfront at the Channel Islands Boating Center. The California State University Channel Islands Boating Center (CIBC) had a successful 2019 year. The programs expanded based on the continued interest of the local community and students of CSUCI. Our most significant change of…

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Channel Islands Rowing Club Cleans Up Harbor

Members of the Channel Islands Rowing Club spend a ton of time on Harbor waters training and getting ready for their next big competition. This past Saturday (Feb. 22, 2020) they spent time on and off the water cleaning it up. “We feel it is important to give back to the beautiful Harbor that we…

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Fundraiser to Save 4th of July Fireworks by the Sea at Channel Islands Harbor Falling Short

A GoFundMe campaign launched to help save the Channel Islands Harbor’s Fireworks by the Sea, the only 4th of July seaside fireworks show in Ventura County, is falling short. The campaign is intended to cover half the cost of the show, estimated to be $42,500. Launched on February 6, 2019 by the Channel Islands Harbor…

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4th of July Fireworks by the Sea at Channel Islands Harbor in Jeopardy

Fireworks by the Sea, the only 4th of July seaside fireworks show in Ventura County, might have to be cancelled due to funding issues. A fundraising effort is underway to cover half the cost of the show, estimated to be $42,500. The Channel Islands Harbor Lessees Association, a private, non-profit organization who represents Harbor businesses,…

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