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August 2021

“Protect the Endangered” Open Day with GVI

August 21, 2021 @ 13:00 - 16:00
Online Event
GVI

We’re hosting a Protect the Endangered Virtual Open Day on Saturday 21 August 2021. Join us online to learn more about  endangered species such as elephants, lemurs and sea turtles you can work to conserve on our projects, as well as advice from our experts on how a GVI experience can influence your career path. So join us to hear more about the many ways you can be part of the solution

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September 2021

Go Diving 2021

September 3, 2021 - September 5, 2021
Richoh Arena, Judds Lane
Coventry, West Midlands CV6 6GE United Kingdom
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Go Diving Show

This event has been rescheduled to 2022

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Bright Green Lies Question and Answer Session

September 11, 2021 @ 16:00 - 17:00
Online Event
Bright Green Lies

On Sept 11th at 4pm Pacific/ 7pm EDT, join the authors of the book Bright Green Lies: Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Max Wilbert, and filmmaker Julia Barnes for an in-depth discussion and Q&A. Read about Bright Green Lies at The Scuba News Canada This event will explore the topic of greenwashing and the extraction inherent in “green” technological solutions. Please email questions ahead of time to info@brightgreenlies.com Details Sponsored by  Bright Green Lies Documentary

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Submerged North Carolina Webinar Series – World War I: The Great War off North Carolina’s Coast

September 16, 2021 @ 22:00 - 23:00
Online Event
NOAA

When World War I began in 1914, the battles happened far from American shores with seemingly no direct danger to the U.S. Although Germany’s Unterseeboot(undersea boat) fleet was prowling the North Atlantic, the people of North Carolina felt they had little to fear, and many believed the U-boats could never travel the distance to their shores. They were wrong. By the end of the war in 1918, three German U-boats had sunk a total of 10 vessels off North Carolina alone.…

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The Great British Beach Clean 2021

September 17, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Beach Litter

The Great British Beach Clean is a week-long citizen science event, where hundreds of beach cleans take place up and down the UK. Litter data collected drives our conservation work and also feeds into the International Coastal Clean-up (ICC). This year’s Great British Beach Clean will take place between Friday 17th – Sunday 26th September 2021. On every clean we ask people to run a litter survey: recording all the items of rubbish they find in a 100m stretch. We use this data…

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Wild About Nature with Jill Heinerth and Kathy Stinson

September 17, 2021 @ 09:00 - 10:00
Online Event
Wild About

This online event is presented with the support of CVS Midwest Tapes, and the Friends of the Lethbridge Public Library. ASL (American Sign Language) interpretation is provided with the support of Teamwork’s Training Institute and Select People Solutions. Sponsored by:  Lethbridge Public Library and The Word On The Street Festival Lethbridge

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18th Annual Sylvan Lake Cleanup 2021

September 19, 2021
Sylvan Lake, Lakeshore Drive
Sylvan Lake, Alberta T4S 1E8 Canada
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Sylvan Lake

Sunday, Sept 19th, 2021 – with applicable COVID protocols (if required) for this Underwater Lake Cleanup at Sylvan Lake – Main Pier Area. Wanted – Divers, Paddlers & Shore Support, Plus Shoreline Cleanup Volunteers. You must RSVP & register on-line via this our AUC.TidyHQ Event Portal: http://thq.fyi/se/jtK7uGU Hosted by the Alberta Underwater Council and its volunteers, with thanks to Town of Sylvan Lake. A shoreline & beach area cleanup to be conducted by local volunteers at the same time – organized…

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AIDA Depth World Championship

September 20, 2021 - September 30, 2021
AIDA World Championship 2021 Limmasol, Cyprus
AIDA

Two years after the last AIDA World Championship in Villefranche-sur-mer, AIDA is ready to welcome the top freediving athletes to our 27th World Championship in Limassol, Cyprus from 20-30 September 2021. The event will be streamed live on the AIDA Freediving YouTube channel and feature Constant Weight with Bifins, Free Immersion, Constant Weight No Fins and Constant Weight competitions. The complete calendar, start lists and results can be found on the official AIDA Depth World Championship website. Don’t miss a second of this high-anticipated…

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Interdive 2021

September 23, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Messe Friedrichshafen, Neue Messe 13
Friedrichshafen, 88046 Germany
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Interdive

The 8th InterDive trade fair in Friedrichshafen was the first major trade fair in Baden-Württemberg after the lockdown - together with the Interboot - to be successfully concluded. Taking into account a comprehensive hygiene and safety concept, a total of four days of the fair revolved around diving. Almost 80 exhibitors from the diving industry presented various products in Hall B5: from diving trips to diving equipment, diving jewelry, training and diving courses to marine protection organizations, there was a…

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Dive in with Liz and Sylvia, Featuring Dawn Wright

September 23, 2021 @ 15:00 - 17:00
Online Event
Dive In

Dawn Wright is an American geographer and oceanographer. She is a leading authority in the application of geographic information system (GIS) technology to the field of ocean and coastal science, and played a key role in creating the first GIS data model for the oceans. Wright is Chief Scientist of the Environmental Systems Research Institute (aka Esri), the world’s leading GIS software, research, and development company. As chief scientist, Dr. Wright aids in formulating and advancing the intellectual agenda for…

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Human Factors in Diving Conference 2021

September 24, 2021 - September 25, 2021
Online Event
Human Factors in Diving

The first event of its kind, the conference provides a unique opportunity to share the knowledge and skills to make diving safer, more effective and more enjoyable, by allowing divers and instructors to take more informed risks and reduce uncertainty. The world-class speakers will be highlighting how they have created positive change, sometimes when faced with significant challenges and how attendees can be inspired to create change in their own diving, diving operations or diving community. Gareth will be the…

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Virtual Sharktoberfest 2021

September 25, 2021 @ 10:00 - 13:30
Online Event
Sharktoberfest

Join Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, Shark Stewards, and partners to raise awareness of the importance of elasmobranchs in our marine ecosystem, coinciding with the arrival of white sharks to the San Francisco area to feed on our abundant seal and sea lion populations. Tune in for fun and educational activities for adults and kids, shark art, shark science, shark films, shark conservation, and lots of great ukulele tunes!

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October 2021

Boston Sea Rovers 67th Annual Conference and Expo

October 2, 2021 - November 3, 2021
DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore, 50 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA 01923 United States
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Boston Sea Rovers

Join us as the world’s leading divers, underwater photographers, and scientists convene to share news about the latest expeditions and innovations in underwater exploration. The Boston Sea Rovers Clinic & Expo has four components: a film festival, a daytime presentation series, artifact exhibits, and a bustling show floor. Masters of Ceremonies Dr. Gregory Skomal is a renown marine biologist, underwater photographer, and author. He has written dozens of scientific research papers and appeared in numerous documentaries, including programs for National…

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Maritime Archaeology Webinar – Exploring and Discovering Shipwrecks

October 7, 2021 @ 22:00 - 23:00
Online Event
Shipwrecks

Join Shannon Ricles, Education and Outreach Coordinator for Monitor National Marine Sanctuary to dive into maritime archaeology. Explore its early beginnings, and learn about maritime archaeology as a career. Discover how technology has changed the tools used to explore shipwrecks, while you dive into the waters off North Carolina. Learn how NOAA and partners work to conserve and protect submerged historical resources and grasp the significance of a World War II battlefield located just off the North Carolina coast. Hear…

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Diving Talks 2021

October 8, 2021 @ 08:00 - October 9, 2021 @ 17:00
Aqualuz Tróia Events Centre, Alameda do Zambujeiro
Tróia, 7570-789 Portugal
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Diving Talks

DIVING TALKS 2021 is the international diving congress, that will bring to Portugal the world’s leading divers, showing their best of the best recent achievements. DIVING talks 2021 is also a pretext to put together the love for diving and a trip with your family. Diving Talks is talking about diving, talking is an expression of communication, communicating is sharing; so let’s talk about diving, and share the talks! DIVING talks 2021 will feature an exhibition area, ‘show and tell’…

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Pirate Purge Garage Sale

October 9, 2021
8th Wonder Brewery and Distillery, 2202 Dallas Street
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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Dive Pirates

Doing a little fall cleaning and raising money for adaptive divers training and travel, the Dive Pirates Foundation is hosting a Pirates Purge sale of dive equipment Saturday, October 9, at 8th Wonder Brewery and Distillery in Houston.

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Handicapped Scuba Association South Africa Dive-A-Thon 2021

October 15, 2021 - October 17, 2021
Handicapped Dive-A-Thon

Handicapped Scuba Association SA is hosting a 50 hour dive-a–thon on 15th to 17th October 2021. We aim to book and sell a 1000 dive-slots and we need each and every diver to help us in this fundraising endeavour. We will not be able to do this on our own. Scuba Diving has a great rehabilitative effect on people living with disabilities – so great, that it restores their self-confidence and human dignity, as well as gives them a new perspective in…

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The Maritime Museum of BC 17th Annual Marine Garage Sale

October 17, 2021 @ 09:00 - 12:00
Capital Iron, 1900 Store Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4R4 Canada
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MMBC

It’s back! The Maritime Museum of BC along with sponsor Capital Iron is excited to announce that it will hold its 17th annual Massive Marine Garage Sale on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in the back lot of Capital Iron, 1900 Store St. This popular annual event returns at last for buyers and sellers–and anyone who loves boating, fishing and outdoor sports! Bringing together marine vendors from all over Vancouver Island, the Museum expects a great turnout for dozens of vendors setting up outdoors in…

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Dive2021 – The Birmingham Dive Show

October 30, 2021 - October 31, 2021
The NEC Birmingham, North Avenue
Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT United Kingdom
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Dive2020 Birmingham Dive Show
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November 2021

The Science of Cave Diving

November 3, 2021 @ 12:00 - 14:00
Online Event
Heinerth

Canadian cave diver, underwater explorer, writer, photographer, and filmmaker Jill Heinerth shares stories from her expeditions into caves. In a sport once tagged as the domain of adrenaline junkies, cave divers have become an important asset to scientists exploring global climate change, archaeology, water issues, and unique biology. Canadian cave diver, underwater explorer, writer, photographer, and filmmaker Jill Heinerth will share stories from expeditions into caves from Antarctica and Bermuda to the Bahamas. She’ll offer a fast-paced multimedia show about…

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DEMA Show 2021

November 16, 2021 - November 19, 2021
Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States
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DEMA 2021

For everyone and anyone who is passionate about the diving industry. Whether you’re a loyal attendee or this is your first DEMA Show, the Show is a MUST-attend event if you want to experience the latest industry trends and develop business and professional relationships in a face-to-face setting unlike any other.

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January 2022

boot Düsseldorf 2022

January 22 - January 30
Messe Düsseldorf, Stockumer Kirchstraße 61
Düsseldorf, 40474 Germany
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BOOT Düsseldorf

This event has now been postponed. See the official announcement at: https://www.thescubanews.com/2021/12/30/its-now-official-boot-dusseldorf-will-not-take-place-in-2022/

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March 2022

Go Diving 2022

March 4 - March 6
NAEC Stoneleigh, Stoneleigh
Kenilworth, West Midlands CV8 2LZ United Kingdom
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Go Diving Show

The Go Diving Show will be back on March 4-6, 2022 at a brand new venue NAEC Stoneleigh. A purpose build exhibition centre with 19,000 FREE parking spaces. The new venue offers more space, better on-site facilities and a selection of real diver grub food vans! We know the food has been lacking previously, we heard you.

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Dive Ireland 2022

March 5 - March 6
Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Limerick, Ennis Road
Limerick, Burtonhill Ireland
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TSN
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DRT Show Taiwan 2022

March 11 - March 13
Taipei Flora EXPO Dome, No.1, Yumen St
Taipei City, Zhongshan District Taiwan
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DRT Show Taiwan

The name DRT stands for Diving, Resort, and Travel. DRT SHOW was founded by Mr. Jason Chong in 2009 to provide business partners greater support and encourage more people to become passionate divers who care about marine ecology. In 2010, the first DRT SHOW was held successfully in Hong Kong. 90% of exhibitors were from overseas, which proved that DRT SHOW had become the most international dive exhibition in Asia Pacific. Since then, DRT SHOW has been taking place in…

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DAN (Divers Alert Network) Injury Monitoring Webinar

March 16
Online Event
DAN Webinar

This webinar will focus on DAN’s injury monitoring program. They will highlight incidents in which the buddy system could have —- or did —- save the diver. They will break down each incident in detail, covering solo scenarios, lost buddy scenarios, and team awareness, as well as reiterating one of the most important fundamentals of diving safety: diving is a team sport.

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Edmonton Boat and Sportsmen’s Show 2022

March 17 - March 20
Edmonton Expo Centre, 7515 118 Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5B Canada
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Edmonton Boat Show

The Edmonton Boat and Sportsmen’s Show is Western Canada’s largest and best boat & Outdoor show. A 525,000-square-foot outdoor playground. The Edmonton Boat & Sportsmen’s Show has been a favourite of thousands of outdoor enthusiasts for over 45 years and attracts hundreds of exhibitors each year. As we prepare to launch this summer, we have assembled the best in the industry. This year’s newest boat and quad models, as well as the newest gear needed for everything in the outdoor…

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DykMässan 2022 – The Scandinavian Dive Show

March 19 - March 20
Quality Hotel 11 & Eriksbergshallen, Maskingatan 11
Göteborg, 417 64 Sweden
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DykMassan 2022

Swedish Dive Show is a gathering place for, freedivers, scuba divers and sport divers – and anyone who likes to be in, and under water. Diving trips are a big part of the range at the show. At the Swedish Dive Show, general agents and stores will display most of their merchandise. We’re also going to hold a photo contest, for both still photography and video. We have a popular children’s corner to amuse the little ones. We’re going to have workshops…

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Beneath the Sea 2022

March 25 - March 27
Meadowlands Exposition Center, 355 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ 07094 United States
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Beneath the Sea 2020

This event has now been postponed. We will update with new dates when they are available.  

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April 2022

EUDI 2022 – The European Dive Show

April 1 - April 3
Fiera di Bologna, Piazza della Costituzione, 6
Bologna, 40128 Italy
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EUDI
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Houston Underwater Film Festival 2022

April 2 - April 3
Midtown Arts and Theater Center, 3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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HUFF

HUFF aims to promote underwater film making and appreciation of the beauty and diversity of all things underwater as well as encouraging the art of underwater videography.  Underwater videographers from around the world are invited to submit entries for consideration for screening.

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19th International Ocean Film Festival – In Person Event

April 7 - April 10
Cowell Theater, 2 Marina Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94123 United States
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IOFF

“We’re back! To say we’re excited is an understatement,” said Ana Blanco, Executive Director for the Festival. “This year’s festival will not only be an extraordinary homecoming to the Cowell Theatre, but will also highlight some of the lessons we learned from the pandemic.  The silver lining of the last two years has been reaching more and new audiences through our virtual component, which now is a permanent part of the full festival.” This year’s 19th Annual International Ocean Film Festival is marked with 18 days…

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19th International Ocean Film Festival – Virtual Event

April 11 - April 24
Online Event
IOFF

“We’re back! To say we’re excited is an understatement,” said Ana Blanco, Executive Director for the Festival. “This year’s festival will not only be an extraordinary homecoming to the Cowell Theatre, but will also highlight some of the lessons we learned from the pandemic.  The silver lining of the last two years has been reaching more and new audiences through our virtual component, which now is a permanent part of the full festival.” This year’s 19th Annual International Ocean Film Festival is marked with 18 days…

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Underwater Canada – Into The Planet

April 13 @ 16:00 - 17:00
Online Event
Into The Planet

Jill Heinerth, an underwater explorer, has explored submerged mines, caves, shipwrecks, and other breathtaking natural phenomena in every province and territory of Canada. She will take the audience on a remarkable journey through our country’s abundant water resources, telling stories of swimming with polar bears, WWII shipwrecks, and tiny cave dwellers who filter the Great Lakes watershed. Jill Heinerth is an underwater cave explorer, bestselling author, photographer, speaker, and filmmaker who is a member of the International Scuba Diving Hall…

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Niagara Divers Association Annual Shipwrecks Symposium 2022

April 15 - April 16
Online Event
Niagara Divers

On Friday, April 15, and Saturday, April 16, 2022, the Niagara Divers’ Association will hold its 27th Annual Shipwrecks Symposium, “Shipwrecks/2022.” In response to Covid-19, we will hold a streaming event this year instead of our usual in-person location at Centennial High School, 240 Thorold Road, Welland, Ontario. The event is free to attend, but anyone interested in making a donation to cover the costs of hosting Shipwrecks 2022 can do so at registration. We would appreciate it if anyone…

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The Big Easter Hunt 2022 at East Coast Watersports

April 15 - April 18
East Coast Watersports, 1440 Bedford Highway
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A1E4 Canada
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East Coast Scuba

East Coast Scuba & Watersports is hosting its 2nd annual Eco-friendly Big Easter Hunt. Don’t worry no large groups, plan some dives with your dive buddy over Easter Weekend. Small cost for this event is $15.99 plus tax. Air fills for those that sign up for this event will be 50% off, starting, once you bring your first egg back to the shop. There will be prizes for this event! Who will collect the most Easter Eggs?

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DAN Webinar – Personal Emergency Action Plan: Why YOU Need One

April 22
Online Event
DAN Webinar - Personal EAP

Every diver should have a personal emergency action plan (or EAP) for every dive trip, even if only one dive is planned. EAPs provide critical information specific to the location and type of diving you're doing, and they should be tailored to each dive excursion. The process of developing an EAP will prompt you to consider potential problems and prepare you to deal with them. Doing this preparation work ahead of time will allow you to concentrate on managing an…

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The Outdoor Adventure Show – Toronto 2022

April 29 - May 1
Interntional Centre, 6900 Airport Road
Mississauga, Ontario L4V 1E8 Canada
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Outdoor Show Toronto

Canada’s Largest Event for Outdoor AdventurersTake a look! Carry it out! It’s your life! This exciting three-day event offers incredible pre-season deals on the best outdoor gear and travel experiences. 320+ Exhibitors. The Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show, which normally takes place in February each year, was postponed due to COVID restrictions and is now rescheduled for April 29, 2022 to May 1, 2022 this year. The largest adventure show in Canada, offering pre-season deals on the latest outdoor gear and…

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May 2022

Long Beach Scuba Show 2022

May 14 - May 15
Long Beach Convention Center, 300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Long Beach Scuba Show 2022

Scuba and snorkeling enthusiasts will welcome the country’s largest scuba diving exposition when it returns to the Long Beach Convention Center after a two-year hiatus, May 14 to 15, 2022. Scuba Show 2022 will feature over 260 exhibitors – from dive gear companies to travel destinations from around the world – providing inspiration on where to find the next dive adventure, what to wear and how to stay comfortable and safe underwater. All diving interests will be covered, from underwater…

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“Adapting to Dive” World Premiere

May 18
Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
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Adapting to Dive

Nonprofit Diveheart, Los Angeles Filmmaker Present World Premiere of Adapting to Dive. Documentary shows transformational journey, nonprofit’s mission. Diveheart, a Downers Grove-based nonprofit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, and Los Angeles filmmaker David Marsh will be presenting the world premiere of the documentary called “Adapting To Dive” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave. in Downers Grove. Since 2001, Diveheart has been helping youth, veterans, and others with disabilities through adaptive scuba and scuba…

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