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August 2018

Links to Sea Squirt Camp 2
August 14, 2018 8:30 AM—11:30 AM

Sea Squirt Camp 2

This three-day morning camp offers an exciting introduction to marine biology for five- and six-year-olds.

This three-day camp offers an exciting introduction to marine biology for five-and-six-year-olds.

Links to Discounted Late Nights
August 14, 2018 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

Special Extended Hours

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

Links to Conservation in the Deep Sea: The Perilous Story of the Chambered Nautilus
August 14, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Conservation in the Deep Sea: The Perilous Story of the Chambered Nautilus

Gregory Barord

In his lecture Gregory Jeff Barord, Ph.D., will discuss monitoring nautilus populations and studying nautiluses and the deep-sea ecosystem as a whole. Barord is a conservation biologist for Save the Nautilus and the marine biology instructor for Des Moines Public Schools’ Central Campus.

Links to Discounted Late Nights
August 15, 2018 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

Special Extended Hours

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

Links to Discounted Late Nights
August 16, 2018 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

Special Extended Hours

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

Links to Science Under the Ice: Dive with Coastal Marine Ecologists Under Sea Ice in Antarctica
August 16, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Science Under the Ice: Dive with Coastal Marine Ecologists Under Sea Ice in Antarctica

Dr. Drew Lohrer

Dr. Lohrer will show images and video to explain why and how they do science under the ice.

Links to Discounted Late Nights
August 17, 2018 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

Special Extended Hours

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

Links to Parent and Me: Otters
August 18, 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.

Links to Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
August 19, 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.

Links to Discounted Late Nights
August 19, 2018 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

Special Extended Hours

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

Links to Ocean Adventure Day Camp 3
August 20, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 3

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.

Links to Community-Based Conservation
August 23, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Community-Based Conservation

Dr. James Danoff-Burg

Dr. James Danoff-Burg will discuss how genuinely engaging communities can help address poaching.

Links to Night Dive
August 24, 2018 7:30 PM—11:00 PM

Night Dive

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.

Links to Junior Biologist: Birds and Reptiles
August 25, 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.

Links to Discounted Late Nights
August 26, 2018 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

Special Extended Hours

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

Links to Twenty Years of Achievements in Husbandry and Conservation
August 30, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Twenty Years of Achievements in Husbandry and Conservation

Sandy Trautwein

As part of the Aquarium’s 20th anniversary celebration, Vice President of Husbandry Sandy Trautwein will discuss the institution’s twenty years of work and achievements in the areas of animal husbandry and conservation.

Links to Military Day
August 31, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Military Day

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 2018

Links to Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist
September 1, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist

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.

Links to Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
September 1, 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.

Links to Discounted Late Nights
September 1, 2018 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

Special Extended Hours

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

Links to Discounted Late Nights
September 2, 2018 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

Discounted Late Nights

Special Extended Hours

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

Links to Junior Biologist: Invertebrates
September 8, 2018 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Invertebrates

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.

Links to The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise
September 8, 2018 4:00 PM—6:30 PM

The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise

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.

Links to First Responders Day
September 11, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

First Responders Day

Police officers, sheriff’s deputies, firefighters, EMS employees, and 911 dispatchers receive free admission on September 11.

Links to Homeschool Days
September 12, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Homeschool Days

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

Links to Homeschool Days
September 13, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Homeschool Days

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

Links to From Ivory Tower to Glass House: Strategies for Academic Leaders During Turbulent Times
September 13, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

From Ivory Tower to Glass House: Strategies for Academic Leaders During Turbulent Times

Andrew Policano

This discussion will provide an inside look at the future of public universities in a world of declining tax payer support.

Links to California Coastal Clean-Up Day
September 15, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

California Coastal Clean-Up Day

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

Links to Parent and Me: Octopus
September 15, 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.

Links to Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist
September 16, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist

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.

Links to Endangered Kingfisher Conservation
September 19, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Endangered Kingfisher Conservation

Rob Mortensen and Katherine Finch

Assistant Curator of Birds and Mammals Rob Mortensen and Mammalogist Katherine Finch will discuss the Aquarium’s efforts to care for Guam Kingfishers, a bird species that is extinct in the wild.

Links to Moompetam: Native American Festival
September 22, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Moompetam: Native American Festival

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

Links to Junior Biologist: Conserve California
September 22, 2018 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Conserve California

Learn about the animals and habitat right off our own coast.

Kids ages 7-12 will discover the adaptations the animals that live right off our coast need.

Links to Moompetam: Native American Festival
September 23, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Moompetam: Native American Festival

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

Links to Science and Conservation in the Largest and Deepest World Heritage Site: A Natural Laboratory for Global Change
September 26, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Science and Conservation in the Largest and Deepest World Heritage Site: A Natural Laboratory for Global Change

Dr. Randi Rotjan

Dr. Randi Rotjan will share the latest science and will discuss how PIPA fits into a global and growing context of ocean conservation. Dr. Rotjan is a research assistant professor at Boston University and co-chief scientist of the PIPA Conservation Trust.

Links to Baja Splash Cultural Festival
September 29, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Baja Splash Cultural Festival

Celebrate Latino Heritage Month

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

Links to Baja Splash Cultural Festival
September 30, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Baja Splash Cultural Festival

Celebrate Latino Heritage Month

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

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