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OJAI VALLEY BIKE RIDE

SPONSOR: COAST GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY / PACIFIC SECTION AAPG

Trip Leader: Leni Field

Date: Sunday, May 3

Time: Depart at 9:00 AM and return at 3:00 PM

Departure Point: Ventura Beach Marriott

Trip Fee: $25.00

Fee Includes: Shuttle, lunch, and tips

Rental bike limit: 20

Bike Ride

Trip Description: Join us on a 37 mile round trip bike ride to Ojai on the scenic Ventura to Ojai Valley Bike Trail. We'll ride by reminders of past oil fields and orange orchards on a paved, mostly flat bike path on our way to lunch in one of Ojai's delightful restaurants. There will be time to explore before our return on the same route.

Bike rentals are available or you can bring your own bike. Helmets are required and can be rented.


ICE BREAKER PARTY

Date: Sunday, May 3

Time: 5:30-8:00 PM

Ventura Beach Marriott: Mezzanine and Salon II

Fee: Free

Event Description: Enjoy a generous spread of hot and cold hors d'oeuvres at this celebration kicking off our 2009 Convention. See old and new friends, network, make new contacts, visit with the exhibitors and meet the AAPG officer candidates for 2009-2010. Free with Registration Badge and a complimentary drink ticket will be provided in all pre-registration packets.


COOKING CLASS AND OJAI ART

SPONSOR: COAST GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY / PACIFIC SECTION AAPG

Organizers: Lydia Hopps and Leni Field

Date: Monday, May 4

Time: Carpools will depart at 9:30 AM and return at 3:00 PM

Departure Point: Ventura Beach Marriott

Trip Fee: $60.00

Fee Includes: Cooking class, wine tasting, lunch, olive oil tasting, tour of downtown Ojai, and tour of a local artist studio

Trip limit: 20

Trip Description: Come cook with us and celebrate the "spirit of the table" at the Ojai Culinary Studio. With the talented, gracious Chef Nancy, sip local wines and enjoy a hands-on cooking class and Mediterranean lunch using local food resources and ingredients from the school's kitchen garden. A talk and tasting of Ojai Olive Oils will be part of this memorable event. A tour of lovely downtown Ojai and a local artist studio will be included.


BBQ DINNER AT THE VENTURA YACHT CLUB

SPONSOR: COAST GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY / PACIFIC SECTION AAPG

Date: Monday, May 4

Time: 6:00-9:30 PM

Carpool or at 5:45 PM take the shuttle (very limited space) from the Ventura Beach Marriott

Fee: $35.00

Fee Includes: BBQ and two soft drinks or a choice of beer or wine

Ventura Harbor

Description: Enjoy a delicious Central Coast Barbecue prepared by VYC Chef Jose Rodriguez while relaxing with friends and taking in fantastic views of Ventura Marina and our mountains. A no-host cash bar will be available. Directions to the Ventura Yacht Club (about 3 miles) will be provided with your tickets.


PACIFIC SURFLINER TO SANTA BARBARA

SPONSOR: COAST GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY / PACIFIC SECTION AAPG

Date: Tuesday, May 5

Time: Depart at 9:00 AM and return at 3:00 PM

Departure Point: Ventura Beach Marriott

Trip Fee: $20.00

Fee Includes: Shuttle to train station and round-trip train tickets

Train Trip

Trip Description: See the beautiful California coast from the train. Wear your walking shoes for this day of shopping, eating, and site seeing with the group or on your own in Santa Barbara. Explore the Urban Wine Trail and choose from world famous restaurants along State Street or dine on the historic Stearns Wharf overlooking the surf and the Santa Barbara Yacht Harbor. Lunch and shopping not included.


CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION AT THE MARRIOTT

SPONSOR: COAST GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY / PACIFIC SECTION AAPG

Date: Tuesday, May 5

Time: 6:00-8:30 PM

Fee: $35.00

Fee Includes: Dinner, 2 tickets for tequila tasting, 2 soft drinks, or a choice of beer or wine

Event Description: Begin with Tequila Tasting accompanying Happy Hour in the exhibit area. Continue with our Cinco de Mayo Buffet featuring Jicama and Orange Salad, Tacos and Fajitas and Tres Leches Cake, among other gourmet delights.


BYE-BYE BREAKFAST

SPONSOR: COAST GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY / PACIFIC SECTION AAPG

Date: Wednesday, May 6

Time: 7:00-9:30 AM

Fee: Free to attendees staying Tuesday night at the Marriott. Discounted to $12.00 per person for others (includes tax and gratituity) with Convention Badge

Event Description: Last chance to see your friends at the Convention Breakfast Buffet in the Marriott Dining Room, featuring cooked-to-order eggs, breakfast meats and breads, fresh fruit, cereal, and other treats to please your palate.


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