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January 2018

Integrating Art and Science: Shifting Perspectives to Inspire Change links to Integrating Art and Science: Shifting Perspectives to Inspire Change
January 18, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Integrating Art and Science: Shifting Perspectives to Inspire Change

J.D. Talasek

This talk will provide an overview of some of the activities occurring in the office of Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences that explore the integration of art, science, and other creative inquiries.

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
January 19, 2018 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

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

Underwater Parks Day links to Underwater Parks Day
January 20, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Underwater Parks Day

Learn more about Southern California’s network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).

Parent and Me: Otters links to Parent and Me: Otters
January 20, 2018 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Parent and Me: Otters

Learn Together as a Family

Parent and Me classes allow adults and children to learn together through play, movement, and exploration.

Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian links to Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian
January 21, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian

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.

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
January 26, 2018 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

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

Festival of Human Abilities links to Festival of Human Abilities
January 27, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Festival of Human Abilities

Celebrate the Creative Spirit of People with Disabilities

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific for its annual Festival of Human Abilities, a celebration highlighting the creative talents and abilities of people with disabilities.

Junior Biologist: Fish links to Junior Biologist: Fish
January 27, 2018 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Fish

Participants ages 7-12 will learn how marine biologists keep fish healthy in an aquarium environment.

Festival of Human Abilities links to Festival of Human Abilities
January 28, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Festival of Human Abilities

Celebrate the Creative Spirit of People with Disabilities

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific for its annual Festival of Human Abilities, a celebration highlighting the creative talents and abilities of people with disabilities.

People with Disabilities Drive Innovation links to People with Disabilities Drive Innovation
January 28, 2018 5:00 PM—6:30 PM

People with Disabilities Drive Innovation

Haben Girma is an advocate for equal opportunities for people with disabilities. President Obama named her a White House Champion of Change, and Forbes recognized her in Forbes 30 Under 30. Girma travels the world consulting and public speaking, teaching clients the benefits of fully accessible products and services. Her memoir will be published by Grand Central Publishing in 2019.

The Big Fish Come to Land: An Archaeologist Explores the History of Fishing links to The Big Fish Come to Land: An Archaeologist Explores the History of Fishing
January 31, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Big Fish Come to Land: An Archaeologist Explores the History of Fishing

Brian Fagan

Author Brian Fagan will detail the million year-old history of fishing, including how fishing contributed to the first settlement of the Americas.

February 2018

Member Kids Activity Night links to Member Kids Activity Night
February 1, 2018 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Member Kids Activity Night

It’s going to get wild at this year’s Kids Activity Night.

Bring the family in for a jungle safari right here at the Aquarium.

Member Kids Activity Night links to Member Kids Activity Night
February 2, 2018 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Member Kids Activity Night

It’s going to get wild at this year’s Kids Activity Night.

Bring the family in for a jungle safari right here at the Aquarium.

Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist links to Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
February 3, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist

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.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration links to Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
February 3, 2018 10:30 AM—12:30 PM

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration

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

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
February 9, 2018 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

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

Junior Biologist: Marine Mammals links to Junior Biologist: Marine Mammals
February 10, 2018 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Marine Mammals

Learn the characteristics of mammals and find out what makes marine mammals so special.

Participants ages 7-12 will learn what makes marine mammals so special.

Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water links to Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water
February 12, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water

Dr. William Cooper

Learn about California’s water supply and the threats it faces now and in the future in this lecture by Dr. William Cooper, professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Urban Water Research Center at the University of California, Irvine.

Deep-Sea Exploration Aboard the Nautilus links to Deep-Sea Exploration Aboard the Nautilus
February 13, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Deep-Sea Exploration Aboard the Nautilus

Katelyn Sullivan

Hear about Sullivan’s experience working alongside Dr. Peter Girguis of Harvard University in a mission to study a methane seep habitat located off of Point Dume, California.

Valentine’s Day Dinner links to Valentine’s Day Dinner
February 14, 2018 7:30 PM—9:30 PM

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Spoil your loved one with a one-of a-kind Valentine’s Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
February 16, 2018 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

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

Parent and Me: Octopus links to Parent and Me: Octopus
February 17, 2018 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Parent and Me: Octopus

Learn Together as a Family

Parent and Me classes allow adults and children to learn together through play, movement, and exploration.

Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist links to Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
February 18, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist

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.

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
February 23, 2018 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

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

African-American Festival links to African-American Festival
February 24, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

African-American Festival

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its annual African-American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African-American and African cultures.

Junior Biologist: Birds and Reptiles links to Junior Biologist: Birds and Reptiles
February 24, 2018 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Birds and Reptiles

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.

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