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January 2015

Senior Member Afternoon
January 28, 2015 1:30 PM—2:30 PM

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Join us for a special edition of Senior Member Afternoon with Jerry Schubel, the Aquarium’s president and CEO.

Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money, and the Future of Life on Earth
January 28, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Anthony Barnosky

Paleobiologist Anthony Barnosky will discuss how the impacts of more than 7 billion people on the planet have started a severe mass extinction of life on land and in the sea—and what we can do to stop it.

Aquarium Closing Early
January 29, 2015 5:00 PM—6:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will close at 5:00 p.m. in preparation for a special event. Normal public hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. resume the next day. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Shark Lagoon Nights
January 30, 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.

February 2015

Job Shadow: Veterinarian
February 4, 2015 3:30 PM—6:30 PM

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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.

The Future of Food: Anya Fernald
February 4, 2015 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

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Reinventing American Meat

This talk part of an ongoing series called The Future of Food hosted by Los Angeles Times Food Editor Russ Parsons. In this session Anya Fernald will discuss humanely raised organic meat, butcher shops, and restaurants.

Shark Lagoon Nights
February 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: Veterinarian
February 7, 2015 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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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.

The Shark Whisperer
February 10, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Ellen Prager

Marine scientist Ellen Prager will discuss and sign copies of her latest book, The Shark Whisperer, the first in a five-part series of adventure novels for young adults.

Shark Lagoon Nights
February 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.

Night Dive
February 13, 2015 7:00 PM—11:00 PM

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Odd Couples

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.

Junior Biologist: Marine Mammals
February 14, 2015 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.

Discounted Late Nights
February 14, 2015 5:00 PM—10:00 PM

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Special Extended Hours

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

Valentine’s Day Late Night and Dinner
February 14, 2015 5:00 PM—10:00 PM

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with someone special or the whole family at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

California Coast from the Air: Images of a Changing Landscape
February 18, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Gary Griggs

Gary Griggs will discuss how over the past century, humans have changed the coast in significant ways, particularly in Southern California, where extensive stretches of coast have been completely altered.

Member Kids Activity Night
February 19, 2015 6:30 PM—9:30 PM

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The ever-popular Member Kids Activity Night is back for a night of family fun, education, and exploration with a very special guest appearance by The Cat in the Hat!

Member Kids Activity Night
February 20, 2015 6:30 PM—9:30 PM

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The ever-popular Member Kids Activity Night is back for a night of family fun, education, and exploration with a very special guest appearance by The Cat in the Hat!

African-American Festival
February 21, 2015 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.

Aqua Tots: Super Senses of the Sea
February 21, 2015 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

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Explore the world with your five senses!

Explore your five senses while discovering how ocean animals use their sense of sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste to survive with your two or three-year-old.

African-American Festival
February 22, 2015 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.

Shark Lagoon Nights
February 27, 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.

Saturday Family Fun: Totally Turtles
February 28, 2015 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.

March 2015

Aquatic Academy | The Case for Ocean Exploration
March 3, 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.

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.

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