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Listed below you'll find this month's schedule of dives and other activities.
Contact the coordinator listed if you'd like more information on the particular event.
PLEASE NOTE: All certified divers are encouraged to attend San Jose Flipper Dippers' dives. Non-club members will be required to show proof of certification to the dive coordinator prior to entering the water with our group. Please sign up for dives at the General Meeting or contact the coordinator. This is needed in case of cancellation or changes.
Flipper Dippers' General Meeting Change Notice!
There will be a Virtual General Meeting on November 18
Monterey Bay Kelp Forests - The Giant Giant Kelp Restoration Project
Kelp are being clear cut by an explosion of purple (and red) sea urchins. Without their usual predators, since the sea star wasting disease wiped out the large sunflower sea stars in 2013, and warming marine water trends, our near shore ecosystem is turning from kelp forests into urchin barrens, 2019.
See this informative video report: Monterey Bay Kelp Forests
Want to learn to SCUBA Dive?
Check out all the SCUBA program information on our Related Web Sites page.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1
O2 PROVIDER COURSE This course will be a four-hour session held at Diver Dan's in Santa Clara.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4
BUSINESS MEETING 7:30 PM The business meeting will be held virtually. All members are invited to attend. Please email Carl Tuttle or Abby Golden Wilson if you need the link to join. Bring your own food, drinks and internet connection and let's discuss ideas for how we can stay connected while apart!
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14
SECOND SATURDAY SCUBA (S3) STILLWATER COVE, CARMEL Coordinator: Jackie Gardner. 408-274-9447, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Meet at 8:00 A.M. Bring 2 tanks and plan on making a 2nd dive under the water. As this dive is before the General Meeting, you'll need to contact Jackie. Kayaks are welcome too. See additional information on page 6 of the Newsletter.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18th
GENERAL MEETING 7:30 PM
Flipper Dippers' General Meetings Have Gone Virtual. Join Us Online!
Join us online for our Virtual General Meeting via WebEx. Virtual meeting invites will be sent to all members, but everyone is welcome to join in the fun! Join us online at our virtual May General Meeting for a great time to share your dive stories - and other adventures. Please contact us on our website, or email the club VP, Abby Golden Wilson (email@example.com), if you would like to attend.
Nominations for 2021 Club Officers
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21NOTE: Social distancing and masks required. In case of rain, this event will be canceled.
WINE TASTING & MINI-PICNIC Gathering starts at 1:30 PM. Wine Tasting & Mini-Picnic will be HELD OUTDOORS at Teresa Hanson's home (408-966-6433, firstname.lastname@example.org).
All members are invited to attend. This is a fun time to share your favorite wine and see how others rate it. Scorecards will be provided. Bring a bottle ($20 value suggested) of a Chardonnay or a red wine with a brief description of the wine. Be sure to conceal the bottle in a bag. Also, bring an appetizer to share too (the BBQ will be fired up).
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26
RESERVATIONS FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND -- MAY 26, 2021 The Club is planning to camp 4 nights and dive at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park during Memorial Day Weekend May 26-29, 2021 (Wed-Sat). Make your camping reservations now at Reserve California www.reservecalifornia. com or call 1-800-444-4445.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28
NO SCHEDULED DIVE
UPCOMING IN DECEMBER
02 Business Meeting - Virtual
12 Second Saturday SCUBA
16 General Meeting - Virtual: Election of 2021 Club Officers
Come join us at our monthly meetings and dives!
Need more info? Contact: clubinfo @ SJFlipperDippers .com
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