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January 2017

Can We Continue to Live at the Edge of the Sea?
January 26, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Malcolm Bowman

Malcolm Bowman will discuss the difficulties and challenges of protecting New York and New Jersey from another extreme weather event like Superstorm Sandy.

Shark Lagoon Nights
January 27, 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.

Festival of Human Abilities
January 28, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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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.

Saturday Family Fun: Sea Jellies
January 28, 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.

Festival of Human Abilities
January 29, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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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.

February 2017

Restoring Coral Reefs in Guam: A Conservation Success Story
February 1, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Sandy Trautwein, Janet Monday, and Daniel Muñoz

Learn about the Aquarium’s role in coral reef conservation work around the world, including a 2016 trip to Guam.

Shark Lagoon Nights
February 3, 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.

Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
February 4, 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.

Shark Lagoon Nights
February 10, 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: Marine Mammals
February 11, 2017 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

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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.

Valentine’s Day Dinner
February 14, 2017 7:30 PM—9:30 PM

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

Adult Member Prom
February 16, 2017 7:00 PM—10:00 PM

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Grab a date, go stag, or get the whole gang back together again for our third-annual Adult Member Prom.

Night Dive
February 17, 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.

Aquatots: 123… Countin’ in the Sea
February 18, 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.

Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
February 19, 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
February 19, 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!

Seafood: Good for You, Good for the Planet
February 21, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Linda Cornish & Barton Seaver

Linda Cornish and Barton Seaver will discuss seafood’s role in human and environmental health and share tips for sourcing and preparing healthy seafood.

Shark Lagoon Nights
February 24, 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.

The Well-Tempered City
February 24, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Jonathan Rose

Jonathan Rose will discuss and sign copies of his book, The Well-Tempered City, in which he identifies five key characteristics that are necessary for cities to thrive.

African-American Festival
February 25, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its 13th annual African-American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African-American and African cultures.

Saturday Family Fun: Totally Turtles
February 25, 2017 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

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Discover fun facts and turtle trivia as you explore these reptiles with your four to six-year-old child.

African-American Festival
February 26, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its 13th annual African-American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African-American and African cultures.

March 2017

Wild Orcas: A Summer in the San Juan Islands
March 2, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Kera Mathes spent the summer of 2016 at the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest photographing whales and other wildlife as a naturalist.

College and Food Truck Night
March 3, 2017 5:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Enjoy the Aquarium of the Pacific with special extended hours on College and Food Truck Night!

Shark Lagoon Nights
March 3, 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.

Citizen Science Symposium
March 4, 2017 8:00 AM—6:00 PM

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Anyone involved in citizen science* in Southern California is invited and encouraged to attend this symposium.

Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist
March 4, 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.

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