Sailboat Under Blue Skies off the Florida CoastFamilies will explore the vast ecosystems of the oceans at the Victor Valley Museum in Apple Valley on Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. This program, supported by a grant from the Community Foundation of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, is presented by the education division of the San Bernardino County Museum and is included with paid museum admission.

“We’ll investigate who lives in the oceans from the deep blue to shallow tide pools,” said Jolene Redvale, the County Museum’s curator of education. “Call of the Sea will offer a variety of activities for all ages. Explore the mysteries of the depths and add a new dimension of learning and fun to your next trip to the beach.”

The Victor Valley Museum is a branch of the San Bernardino County Museum located at 11873 Apple Valley Road in Apple Valley. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 (adult), $4 (senior or military), and $2.50 (student). Children under 5 and San Bernardino County Museum Association members are free. Parking is free. For more information, visit

The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities. If assistive listening devices or other auxiliary aids are needed in order to participate in museum exhibits or programs, requests should be made through Museum Visitor Services at least three business days prior to your visit. Visitor Services’ telephone number is 909-307-2669.