Have fun near Laguna beach homesFamilies in Laguna Beach homes have a great opportunity to learn about the ocean and have a good time together.  ExplorOcean, at 600 East Bay Avenue in Newport Beach, is hosting a once a month Family Fun Zone Friday.  The next one is Friday, July 19th from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  There’s something for everybody in Laguna Beach homes!  Kids can learn about the ocean environment with hands on activities and science experiments.  There are also carnival games to play.  Kids can make a craft projects or get their faces painted.  Activities are $2 per person.  Click here for the details about the event

ExplorOcean is a great museum for those who live in Laguna Beach.  It’s open during the Family Fun Zone.  Feel free to check out the great galleries.  At the Touch Tank kids can touch sea stars, sea urchins, crabs, limpets, and more.  Learn all about the history of ocean exploration, as well as how it’s done now and possibilities for the future.  The Sea of Adventure is filled with interesting information!

You can also explore the Extraordinary People Gallery.  There's Nick Scandone, the late Paralymic sailing gold medalist.  Learn about Chris Welsh, who recently completed a 25,000 mile sailing competition.  He's also an accomplished aviator and an entrepreneur.  The newest exhibition is of Rosalind "Roz" Savage.  She is the first woman to row across the Pacific Ocean, from the United States to Australia.  Learn about her epic journey from preparation to completion.  You can learn more about all the exhibits by clicking here

Folks who live in Laguna Beach who love model ships should be sure to check out the Steele Model Pavilion.  It houses one of the best model ship collection in the world.  One of the most interesting ships in the collection is the HMS Kent.  It was built by a prisoner of war, using animal bones and rigged with human hair

A great time awaits families living in Laguna Beach homes!  ExplorOcean's great exhibits are sure to interest people who live near the ocean.  Come for a fun time on a Friday night and return for another day to fully explore the exhibits.