To Do This Weekend 2/13-2/15
Anti-Valentines Day Party, 7 p.m.Taking place on the very unromantic date of Friday the 13th--and aboard a 140-foot sea-bound yacht (presented by yours truly)--the event features DJs, dancing and drinks. Who knows, you might even meet someone special to scowl at happy people with. Price: $79 - $95
Waterfront Marina, 2901 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, CA
Sea of Love, 10 a.m.This Valentine's Day, learn the answers to such questions as: Are there ocean animals that have a single partner for life? What does a whale's love song sound like? Visitors can also make their sweethearts ocean-themed valentines and enjoy sweet treats. The program is free with paid admission to the Institute ($4.50-$6.50).
Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point, CA; 949-496-2274
Pyrate Adventure Sail, 2 p.m.Explore the romanticized image of the "pyrate" this Sunday and learn the truth behind the sea scoundrels while sailing with a professional crew.
Ocean Institute, Dana Point, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr. Dana Point, Dana Point, CA; (949) 496-2274View more listings at ocweekly.com