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August 2014

Discounted Late Nights
August 28, 2014 5:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Special Extended Hours

Enjoy the Aquarium of the Pacific with special extended hours at an extra special price!

Discounted Late Nights
August 29, 2014 5:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Special Extended Hours

Enjoy the Aquarium of the Pacific with special extended hours at an extra special price!

Discounted Late Nights
August 31, 2014 5:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Special Extended Hours

Enjoy the Aquarium of the Pacific with special extended hours at an extra special price!

September 2014

Discounted Late Nights
September 1, 2014 5:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Special Extended Hours

Enjoy the Aquarium of the Pacific with special extended hours at an extra special price!

Job Shadow: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
September 3, 2014 3:30 PM—6:30 PM

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Shadow our talented aviculture staff and see what it takes to run our successful bird exhibits here at the Aquarium.

This class is designed to get you hands-on experience here at the Aquarium with our bird biologists.

The Replicas
September 3, 2014 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Summer Concert Series

From Frank Sinatra to the Foo Fighters, the Replicas know how to start a party and keep it going during our Summer Concert Series.

Seniors Day
September 5, 2014 9:00 AM—2:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will open its doors for free to seniors ages 50 and above on this special day.

Shark Lagoon Nights
September 5, 2014 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Aquarium of the Pacific 5K Run/Walk
September 6, 2014 7:30 AM—9:00 AM

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Registration now open

The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach is hosting its third annual 5K Run/Walk.

Job Shadow: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
September 6, 2014 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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Shadow our talented aviculture staff and see what it takes to run our successful bird exhibits here at the Aquarium.

This class is designed to get you hands-on experience here at the Aquarium with our bird biologists.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
September 6, 2014 10:30 AM—12:30 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific is working together with the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority to help restore a local wetland in Long Beach.

Activities and Videochat with Deep-Sea Scientists
September 6, 2014 11:00 AM—4:00 PM

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Meet deep-sea scientists from America’s only research vessel dedicated to scientific ocean drilling, the JOIDES Resolution, and participate in hands-on activities for kids.

The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise
September 6, 2014 4:00 PM—6:30 PM

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Join us on a double-deck yacht as we explore one of the most distinctive sections of our coastline and experience the wonders of the Southern California Urban Ocean.

Rigs to Reefs
September 9, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Amber Jackson & Emily Callahan

Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan will discuss the Rigs to Reefs initiative and its aims to create a healthy relationship between offshore oil and gas development and ocean resource conservation.

Kiki Ebsen (Unplugged)
September 10, 2014 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Summer Concert Series

Art and Science of Ocean Conservation
September 10, 2014 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

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Join us for a members-only event in which we will explore how art and science can work together to protect and preserve the ocean.

First Responders Day
September 11, 2014 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Police officers, sheriff’s deputies, firefighters, and EMS employees receive free admission on September 11.

Shark Lagoon Nights
September 12, 2014 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Junior Biologist: Birds and Reptiles
September 13, 2014 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

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Birds at the Aquarium?

Participants ages 7-12 will learn why they would find birds and reptiles at an Aquarium and how marine biologists care for them.

Homeschool Days
September 17, 2014 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific would like to invite homeschool networks, students, parents, and teachers to our Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days
September 18, 2014 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific would like to invite homeschool networks, students, parents, and teachers to our Homeschool Days

Shark Lagoon Nights
September 19, 2014 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

California Coastal Clean-Up Day
September 20, 2014 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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Join the Aquarium of the Pacific in cleaning up Alamitos Beach in Long Beach as part of the statewide Coastal Clean-Up Day.

Moompetam: Native American Festival
September 20, 2014 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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In celebration of the local Native American cultures, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its tenth annual Moompetam Festival.

Aqua Tots: Colors of the Ocean
September 20, 2014 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

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Let's focus on the many colors in the ocean!

What’s your favorite color? Discover which animal in the ocean shares your passion for purple or your glee at the sight of green with your two or three-year-old.

Moompetam: Native American Festival
September 21, 2014 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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In celebration of the local Native American cultures, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its tenth annual Moompetam Festival.

Senior Member Afternoon
September 24, 2014 2:00 PM—3:00 PM

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Do you know how to make healthy and responsible seafood choices?

Returning as one of our most popular events, in this edition of Senior Member Afternoon, learn about healthy and responsible seafood choices.

The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
September 24, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Lincoln Paine

Lincoln Paine will discuss his book, The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World. This book traces how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across the world’s waterways.

Shark Lagoon Nights
September 26, 2014 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Baja Splash Cultural Festival
September 27, 2014 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its thirteenth annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival.

Saturday Family Fun: Sea Jellies
September 27, 2014 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

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and Other Incredible Invertebrates

Explore these incredible animals with your four to six-year-old child.

Baja Splash Cultural Festival
September 28, 2014 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexican Independence Day, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its thirteenth annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival.

Portraying Scientists as Geeks and Madmen: Can Hollywood Reverse the Trend it Started?
September 29, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Jerry Zucker

Producer and director Jerry Zucker will discuss the portrayal of scientists in popular culture, particularly movies.

October 2014

Job Shadow: Veterinarian
October 1, 2014 3:30 PM—6:30 PM

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Fish can get sick too!

Learn what it takes to be a world-class veterinarian in charge of over 11,000 animals in this hands-on class.

Looking for Life in Oceans on Earth and in Space
October 2, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Max Coleman

Max Coleman and his colleagues at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab have developed ways of detecting signs of microbial activity preserved in minerals from Earth’s ancient ecosystems. They are using the same methods to explore for life on other planets.

Shark Lagoon Nights
October 3, 2014 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Job Shadow: Veterinarian
October 4, 2014 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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Fish can get sick too!

Learn what it takes to be a world-class veterinarian in charge of over 11,000 animals in this hands-on class.

Southeast Asia Day
October 4, 2014 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will celebrate its tenth annual Southeast Asia Day.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
October 4, 2014 10:30 AM—12:30 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific is working together with the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority to help restore a local wetland in Long Beach.

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