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December 2018

Links to Teacher Appreciation Month

December 10, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through December 24.

Links to Aquarium Closing Early

December 11, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Aquarium Closing Early

The Aquarium of the Pacific will close at 5:00 p.m. in preparation for a special event.

Links to Homeschool Holiday

December 14, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Homeschool Holiday

Join us for Homeschool Holiday! We are opening our doors to homeschool families, networks, students, parents, and teachers.

Links to Shark Lagoon Nights

December 14, 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.

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

Links to Aquarium Holidays

December 15, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Aquarium Holidays

Experience special holiday decorations throughout the Aquarium, photos with Santa, snow on the front plaza, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.

Experience special holiday decorations throughout the Aquarium, photos with Santa, snow on the front plaza, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.

Links to Aquarium Closing Early

December 15, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Aquarium Closing Early

The Aquarium of the Pacific will close at 5:00 p.m. in preparation for a special event.

Links to Parent and Me: Otters

December 15, 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

December 16, 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 Teacher Appreciation Month

December 17, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through December 24.

Links to Shark Lagoon Nights

December 21, 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.

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

Links to Aquarium Holidays

December 22, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Aquarium Holidays

Experience special holiday decorations throughout the Aquarium, photos with Santa, snow on the front plaza, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.

Experience special holiday decorations throughout the Aquarium, photos with Santa, snow on the front plaza, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.

Links to Junior Biologist: Invertebrates

December 22, 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 Teacher Appreciation Month

December 24, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through December 24.

Links to Aquarium Closed

December 25, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Aquarium Closed

The Aquarium will be closed on December 25 in observance of Christmas day. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you soon.

Links to Winter Day Camp

December 26, 2018 8:00 AM—12:00 PM

Winter Day Camp

Join us as we explore the Pacific Ocean and its inhabitants during our three-day Winter Day Camp adventure for 7-12 year olds.

Links to Discounted Late Nights

December 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 Teen Overnight

December 26, 2018 5:00 PM—7:30 AM

Teen Overnight

Dive into ocean exploration!

Dive deep and enjoy a night sleeping with the fishes in this teen only event.

Links to Discounted Late Nights

December 27, 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

December 28, 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

December 29, 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

December 30, 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 New Year's Eve Presented by Night Dive

December 31, 2018 8:00 PM—1:00 AM

New Year's Eve Presented by Night Dive

Ring in 2019 with the New Year’s Eve presented by Night Dive at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

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January 2019

Links to New Year's Eve Presented by Night Dive

December 31, 2018 8:00 PM—1:00 AM

New Year's Eve Presented by Night Dive

Ring in 2019 with the New Year’s Eve presented by Night Dive at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Links to Discounted Late Nights

January 1, 2019 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 Sea Squirt Winter Camp

January 2, 2019 8:30 AM—11:30 AM

Sea Squirt Winter Camp

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

Links to Discounted Late Nights

January 2, 2019 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

January 3, 2019 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

January 4, 2019 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 Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian

January 5, 2019 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.

Links to Discounted Late Nights

January 5, 2019 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 Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises

January 9, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises

Jeremy Jackson

Ecologist Jeremy Jackson will discuss his book coauthored with journalist Steve Chapple, Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises.

Links to Junior Biologist: Sharks

January 12, 2019 9:30 AM—10:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Sharks

Sharks are amazing predators of the deep!

Participants ages 7-12 will explore these amazing predators in this exciting class.

Links to Survivors on the Edge of Land and Sea: How Coastal Life Shaped the Evolution of Our Species

January 16, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Survivors on the Edge of Land and Sea: How Coastal Life Shaped the Evolution of Our Species

Curtis W. Marean

Curtis W. Marean will discuss ancient humans’ reliance on seafood and how human evolution may have been impacted by struggles over this resource.

Links to Parent and Me: Otters

January 19, 2019 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: Veterinarian

January 20, 2019 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.

Links to City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet

January 22, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet

Karen Seto

Karen Seto will discuss her book coauthored with Meredith Reba, City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet.

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