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August 2017

Discounted Late Nights
August 16, 2017 5:00 PM—8:00 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 17, 2017 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

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Special Extended Hours

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

Summer Happy Hour on the Veranda
August 18, 2017 4:00 PM—6:00 PM

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Enjoy the summer evening with a view of the harbor and the music of a jazz ensemble during the Aquarium’s Summer Happy Hour on the Veranda.

Discounted Late Nights
August 18, 2017 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

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Special Extended Hours

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

Aquatots: 123… Countin’ in the Sea
August 19, 2017 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

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Counting is easy as can be, under the sea!

Let’s practice our counting as we explore the Aquarium with your two or three-year-old.

The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise
August 19, 2017 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.

Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
August 20, 2017 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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See what it takes to care for penguins, lorikeets, and other birds here at the Aquarium.

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

Discounted Late Nights
August 20, 2017 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

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Special Extended Hours

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

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 3
August 21, 2017 8:00 AM—5:00 PMSold Out

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A summer ocean adventure awaits!

Join us as we explore the Pacific ocean and its inhabitants during our week-long summer day camp adventures for kids 7-9 years old.

Save the White Abalone: Aquarium of the Pacific’s Conservation Efforts
August 23, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Alexandra Lawlor

The Aquarium’s contribution to the improvement of the white abalone population has grown from simple reproduction efforts to nutritional and outplanting studies. Aquarist Alexandra Lawlor will discuss these efforts, share photos of the Aquarium’s current brood stock and juveniles, and describe the abalone life cycle.

Summer Happy Hour on the Veranda
August 25, 2017 4:00 PM—6:00 PM

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Enjoy the summer evening with a view of the harbor and the music of a jazz ensemble during the Aquarium’s Summer Happy Hour on the Veranda.

Night Dive
August 25, 2017 7:00 PM—11:00 PM

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At the Aquarium of the Pacific’s Night Dive, geared toward adults ages 18 and up, enjoy bands, groove to some DJs, and be moved by works of art.

Saturday Family Fun: Magnificent Marine Mammals
August 26, 2017 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

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Our marine mammal relatives who live in the ocean are the focus of this family program.

Explore what makes marine mammals like whales to sea otters so special with your four to six-year-old child.

Discounted Late Nights
August 27, 2017 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

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Special Extended Hours

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

SAVE THE FROGS! Translating Science Into Action
August 29, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Kerry Kriger

Join Dr. Kerry Kriger for a discussion on amphibian conservation.

Military Day
August 31, 2017 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach is excited to be hosting Military Day at the Aquarium on August 31, 2017 during LA Fleet Week.

September 2017

Summer Happy Hour on the Veranda
September 1, 2017 4:00 PM—6:00 PM

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Enjoy the summer evening with a view of the harbor and the music of a jazz ensemble during the Aquarium’s Summer Happy Hour on the Veranda.

Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist
September 2, 2017 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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Want to be an animal trainer when you grow up?

Husbandry has nothing to do with finding a mate, and everything to do with animal healthcare. Learn how our mammalogists care for our marine mammals.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
September 2, 2017 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.

Discounted Late Nights
September 2, 2017 5:00 PM—8:00 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
September 3, 2017 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

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Special Extended Hours

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

Reporting from the Front Line: Where Science Meets Government
September 7, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Michael Prather

Dr. Michael Prather will share a behind-the-scenes account of a unique interaction between governments and the world’s leading scientists.

Shark Lagoon Nights
September 8, 2017 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: Invertebrates
September 9, 2017 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

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From inking octopuses to sea star stomachs!

Participants ages 7-12 will learn what marine biologists have discovered about these spineless wonders in this hands-on class.

First Responders Day
September 11, 2017 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.

Homeschool Days
September 13, 2017 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 14, 2017 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 15, 2017 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 16, 2017 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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

Moompetam: Native American Festival
September 16, 2017 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 eleventh annual Moompetam Festival.

Aquatots: Colors of the Ocean
September 16, 2017 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.

The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise
September 16, 2017 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.

Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist
September 17, 2017 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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Want to be an animal trainer when you grow up?

Husbandry has nothing to do with finding a mate, and everything to do with animal healthcare. Learn how our mammalogists care for our marine mammals.

Moompetam: Native American Festival
September 17, 2017 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 eleventh annual Moompetam Festival.

The Wonderful World of Corals: Harnessing Basic Science to Address an Ecological Crisis
September 19, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Ruth Gates

Shark Lagoon Nights
September 22, 2017 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 23, 2017 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 fifteenth annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival.

Saturday Family Fun: Sea Jellies
September 23, 2017 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.

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