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July 4th Concert and Fireworks at the Hollywood Bowl

Los Angeles, CA July 2 @ 7:30 PM - July 4 @ 11:00 PM

Fireworks crown the Hollywood sky on three huge nights at the Bowl, when Thomas Wilkins and the Los Angeles Philharmonic perform a program of favorites—along with two of the funniest, most influential, and most acclaimed talents of the past century: Steve Martin and Martin Short. Join us for one of… SEE MORE

Long Beach Dragon Boat Festival

Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, CA July 30

In addition to hosting one of the largest dragon boat competitions in California, there will be Chinese traditional art demonstrations, Chinese Acrobats, traditional dance, hip hop, music and martial arts performances. Dragon boat racing is an amateur watersport which has its roots in an ancient folk ritual held over the… SEE MORE

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Rare Black Gar Caught in Texas

7/3/2022 by Editor

By Captain Experiences Angler Surprise: Rare Black Alligator Gar Caught in Texas During another successful day of fly fishing for redfish, Captain Justin and angler Terrel Maguire happened upon an actual fish of a lifetime. Justin will tell you that seeing gator gar in the Texas coastal marsh is “very… SEE MORE

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Safety Tips for Night Boating

7/3/2022 by Editor

By Discover Boating. There are many reasons why you may find yourself out on the water after dark. You may be night fishing, taking a moonlit romantic cruise or getting back after a dinner that ran long. Night boating is different from day excursions and adds particular challenges. The good… SEE MORE

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Coast Guard Warnings for July 4th

7/2/2022 by Editor

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard would like to remind recreational boaters of the risks associated with recreating in, on or around cold water this Fourth of July weekend. Despite warmer air temperatures, Pacific Northwest waters continue to remain in the 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit range. To prevent cold water shock… SEE MORE

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Record Number of New Boaters Expected July 4th

7/2/2022 by Editor

By the Water Sports Foundation Millions of boaters are expected to head out on the water this Fourth of July weekend, including more than 830,000 first-time boat buyers who purchased during the COVID-19 pandemic. The increase in crowds coupled with the number of inexperienced new boaters has caught the attention… SEE MORE

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