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November 2018

Links to Member Month
November 15, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Member Month

Aquarium members are fin-tastic! That’s why we’re spending the entire month of November celebrating you and your generous membership support. Happy Member Month!

Aquarium members are fin-tastic! That’s why we’re spending the entire month of November celebrating you and your generous membership support.

Links to Member Appreciation Night
November 15, 2018 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Member Appreciation Night

Aquarium members are the best members!

To show our appreciation, we’re throwing a special celebration just for you.

Links to Shark Lagoon Nights
November 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.

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

Links to Autumn Festival
November 17, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Autumn Festival

A Celebration of Asian Culture

Delve into the arts, cuisines, cultures, and marine environments of Asia during the Aquarium of the Pacific’s Autumn Festival.

Links to Parent and Me: Sharks
November 17, 2018 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Parent and Me: Sharks

Learn Together as a Family

Learn all about this fascinating, toothy predator!

Links to Autumn Festival
November 18, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Autumn Festival

A Celebration of Asian Culture

Delve into the arts, cuisines, cultures, and marine environments of Asia during the Aquarium of the Pacific’s Autumn Festival.

Links to Job Shadow Class: Marine Biologist
November 18, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Marine Biologist

Feeding and caring for fish and sharks is a fun and rewarding career!

Aquarist is not a zodiac sign. It is a very important position that our scaly and spineless friends rely on! Find out what it takes to be one in this three-hour class!

Links to Teacher Appreciation Month
November 19, 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 during the entire month.

Links to Member Month
November 22, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Member Month

Aquarium members are fin-tastic! That’s why we’re spending the entire month of November celebrating you and your generous membership support. Happy Member Month!

Aquarium members are fin-tastic! That’s why we’re spending the entire month of November celebrating you and your generous membership support.

Links to Thanksgiving Lunch
November 22, 2018 11:00 AM—3:00 PM

Thanksgiving Lunch

Come gobble gobble with the sea otters and the entire Aquarium family!

Come gobble gobble with the sea otters and the entire Aquarium family!

Links to Discounted Late Nights
November 23, 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: Marine Mammals
November 24, 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.

Links to Discounted Late Nights
November 24, 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 Teacher Appreciation Month
November 26, 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 during the entire month.

Links to Member Month
November 29, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Member Month

Aquarium members are fin-tastic! That’s why we’re spending the entire month of November celebrating you and your generous membership support. Happy Member Month!

Aquarium members are fin-tastic! That’s why we’re spending the entire month of November celebrating you and your generous membership support.

Links to Shark Lagoon Nights
November 30, 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.

December 2018

Links to Aquarium Holidays
December 1, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Aquarium Holidays

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

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

Links to Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
December 1, 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 Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
December 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 Aquarium Holiday Dinner
December 6, 2018 7:00 PM—10:00 PM

Aquarium Holiday Dinner

Celebrate the holiday season at the Aquarium of the Pacific with an evening of great food and holiday festivities.

Links to Shark Lagoon Nights
December 7, 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 Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA
December 8, 2018 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA

NOAA Office of Exploration and Research Professional Development

Participants will learn how to use standards-based lessons and other online resources that guide classroom investigations into the innovative exploration strategies, sophisticated instrumentation and equipment used onboard the ship to explore our largely unknown world ocean.

Links to Aquarium Holidays
December 8, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Aquarium Holidays

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

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

Links to Holiday Treats for the Animals
December 8, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Holiday Treats for the Animals

In celebration of the holiday season, Santa diver will be delivering an ocean of gifts to the Aquarium of the Pacific’s penguins, sea otters, seals, sea lions, birds, fish, and other animals.

Links to Junior Biologist: Conserve California
December 8, 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 Holiday Treats for the Animals
December 9, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Holiday Treats for the Animals

In celebration of the holiday season, Santa diver will be delivering an ocean of gifts to the Aquarium of the Pacific’s penguins, sea otters, seals, sea lions, birds, fish, and other animals.

Links to Aquarium Closing Early
December 9, 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 lawn, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.

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

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 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 lawn, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.

Experience special holiday decorations throughout the Aquarium, photos with Santa, snow on the front lawn, 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 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 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 Shark Lagoon Nights
December 28, 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 Parent and Me: Octopus
December 29, 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 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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