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March 2015

Job Shadow: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
March 4, 2015 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 Aquarium’s Diving Program
March 5, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Paul Dimeo

The Aquarium of the Pacific boasts one of the largest, most active dive programs in the country, with more than 230 divers.

Shark Lagoon Nights
March 6, 2015 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: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
March 7, 2015 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.

Divers Day
March 7, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Learn all about recent advancements in diving at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s thirteenth annual Divers Day.

Teacher Appreciation Month
March 8, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Reservations available

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $5 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff during the entire month of March.

Autism Families Night
March 8, 2015 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Join us for a special evening at the Aquarium exclusively for families with adults or children with autism.

Aquatic Academy | The Case for Ocean Exploration
March 10, 2015 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

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In a series of evening courses for adults, meet modern-day ocean explorers, and learn what potential the ocean holds, from undiscovered life forms to natural resources, and which technologies might play a role in helping us better understand our World Ocean and life on our planet.

Live Webcast: Fukushima and its Impacts
March 11, 2015 10:00 AM—10:20 AM

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Concerned about water and seafood safety after Fukushima? You can send your questions to be answered by experts in a live webcast on the fourth anniversary of the accident.

Fukushima and its Impacts
March 11, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Ken Buesseler

On the fourth anniversary of the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant meltdown triggered by the magnitude 9.0 Tohoku earthquake, Ken Buesseler will discuss the impacts of the accident on marine life.

Da Ukulele Boyz
March 11, 2015 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Concert Series

The Aquarium of the Pacific in conjunction with Kirschner Creative Artists is producing a Concert Series (to benefit educational programs and animal care) on the Rooftop Veranda.

Shark Lagoon Nights
March 13, 2015 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.

International Children’s Day Festival
March 14, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific’s tenth annual International Children’s Day is a special festival for kids.

Junior Biologist: Invertebrates
March 14, 2015 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.

Teacher Appreciation Month
March 15, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Reservations available

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $5 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff during the entire month of March.

International Children’s Day Festival
March 15, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific’s tenth annual International Children’s Day is a special festival for kids.

St. Patrick’s Day
March 17, 2015 5:00 PM—8:00 PM

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Tickets on sale

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish food and drink and your favorite Aquarium animals.

Discounted Late Nights
March 17, 2015 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!

Antarctic Penguins
March 17, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Heather Lynch

Penguins are playing an increasingly important role as sentinels of ocean health. Heather Lynch will give a brief overview of penguin biology, the threats currently facing many penguin species, and methods used by scientists to study these charismatic seabirds.

Shark Lagoon Nights
March 20, 2015 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.

Scout Day
March 21, 2015 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

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Discover an ocean of fun with your fellow scouts!

Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts are invited to complete steps toward their badges with self-led activity sheets that are specifically designed for scouts.

Aqua Tots: Colors of the Ocean
March 21, 2015 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.

Teacher Appreciation Month
March 22, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Reservations available

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $5 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff during the entire month of March.

Aquatic Academy | The Case for Ocean Exploration
March 24, 2015 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

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In a series of evening courses for adults, meet modern-day ocean explorers, and learn what potential the ocean holds, from undiscovered life forms to natural resources, and which technologies might play a role in helping us better understand our World Ocean and life on our planet.

The Story of Keiko
March 25, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Mark Simmons & Dr. Thomas White

The topic of whales in captivity is one of great debate with passionate opinions and feelings on both sides. Hear two perspectives on this topic in a presentation at the Aquarium.

Member Prom
March 26, 2015 7:00 PM—10:00 PM

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Relive the glory days of high school and join us for our first-ever Member Prom!

Noche de Estrellas
March 27, 2015 6:30 PM—10:30 PM

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Live Latin Music, Dancing, Dinner, & More

Party with the sea stars at the Aquarium’s Latin-themed Late Night. The Aquarium will remain open until 10:30 p.m., so you can dance under the sea stars to the sounds of cumbia, salsa, cha cha, rumba, and more.

Saturday Family Fun: Shark Sleuths
March 28, 2015 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

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Sharks are the focus of this family program.

Discover how sharks’ amazing adaptations make them excellent predators with your four- to six-year-old child.

Teacher Appreciation Month
March 29, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Reservations available

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $5 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff during the entire month of March.

Aquatic Academy | The Case for Ocean Exploration
March 31, 2015 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

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In a series of evening courses for adults, meet modern-day ocean explorers, and learn what potential the ocean holds, from undiscovered life forms to natural resources, and which technologies might play a role in helping us better understand our World Ocean and life on our planet.

April 2015

Job Shadow: Mammalogist
April 1, 2015 3:30 PM—6:30 PM

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If you want to grow up and be an animal trainer, then this class is for you!

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.

Shark Lagoon Nights
April 3, 2015 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: Mammalogist
April 4, 2015 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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If you want to grow up and be an animal trainer, then this class is for you!

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.

Shark Lagoon Nights
April 10, 2015 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: Fish
April 11, 2015 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

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

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