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September 2016

Shark Lagoon Nights
September 30, 2016 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.

October 2016

Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian
October 1, 2016 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.

Southeast Asia Day
October 1, 2016 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will celebrate its annual Southeast Asia Day.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
October 1, 2016 10:30 AM—12:30 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific is working together with the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority to help restore a local wetland in Long Beach.

Seniors Day
October 5, 2016 8:00 AM—1:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will open its doors for free to seniors ages 50 and above on this special day.

The Story of Seahorses: From Myth to Reality
October 5, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Helen Scales

Seahorses may be tiny and timid, but they are some of the most captivating of all the oceans’ inhabitants. For millennia, these curious creatures have wound their way into myths and stories, and for even longer they’ve lived extraordinary lives beneath the waves.

Shark Lagoon Nights
October 7, 2016 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.

The Future of Food: Second Course with L.A. Kitchen and Homeboy Industries
October 7, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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L.A. Kitchen and Homeboy Industries

This ongoing series of talks hosted by former Los Angeles Times Food Editor and cookbook author Russ Parsons features experts representing different sectors of the American food system.

Aquarium of the Pacific 5K Run/Walk
October 8, 2016 7:00 AM—9:00 AM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach is hosting its third annual 5K Run/Walk. The Aquarium is pleased to announce that we will be partnering up with the Long Beach Marathon events team to host their 5K this year.

Aquarium Kids Fun Run
October 8, 2016 9:00 AM—2:00 PM

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Up to 2,000 kids ages 6 to 12 can race in the Aquarium Kids Fun Run.

Junior Biologist: Fish
October 8, 2016 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.

Photographers Night
October 9, 2016 5:30 PM—10:00 PM

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Take the photos you have always wanted, borrow equipment, and avoid the crowds.

Swimming in the Age of Fishes: Art, Imagination, and the Unknowable
October 12, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Gail Wight

Artist Gail Wight will discuss how topics in biology like deep time, species diversity, extinction, and the forces of weather on habitat drive her studio practice.

Shark Lagoon Nights
October 14, 2016 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.

The Future of Food: Second Course with Dock to Dish
October 14, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Dock to Dish

This ongoing series of talks hosted by former Los Angeles Times Food Editor and cookbook author Russ Parsons features experts representing different sectors of the American food system.

Scarium of the Pacific
October 15, 2016 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Spooktacular Halloween Fun for the Whole Family

Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at Scarium of the Pacific—a spooktacular educational Halloween event for the whole family.

Aqua Tots: Movin’ and Groovin’ Beneath the Sea
October 15, 2016 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

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Focusing on the way different animals move in their watery world.

Explore how animals move in their watery world with your two or three-year-old.

Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian
October 16, 2016 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.

Scarium of the Pacific
October 16, 2016 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Spooktacular Halloween Fun for the Whole Family

Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at Scarium of the Pacific—a spooktacular educational Halloween event for the whole family.

Journey Through the Everglades
October 18, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Mac Stone

Frequently working in swamps and wetlands of the southeastern U.S., conservation photographer Mac Stone will share images and stories from his book, Everglades: America’s Wetland.

Karl Strauss Beer Dinner
October 20, 2016 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Enjoy a menu of sustainably produced foods, beautiful harbor views, and craft beer pairings by the San Diego, California-based Karl Strauss Brewing Company at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Family Overnight
October 21, 2016 5:00 PM—7:00 AM

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Grab your sleeping bags and coziest pajamas for an overnight adventure.

Explore the Aquarium after hours, and don’t forget to pack your sleeping bag!

Saturday Family Fun: Totally Turtles
October 22, 2016 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.

Sea Fare
October 22, 2016 7:00 PM—11:00 PM

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Join us on a culinary journey benefiting the Aquarium of the Pacific at our thirteenth annual Sea Fare fundraiser.

Save the date for the Aquarium of the Pacific’s 13th annual Sea Fare fundraiser which will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016!

Teacher Family Day
October 23, 2016 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts Teacher Family Day!

The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Nature Works, and Why It Matters
October 27, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Sean Carroll

Dr. Sean Carroll will discuss the discovery of the “The Serengeti Rules,” the ecological rules that regulate the numbers and kinds of animals and plants in any given place and how they are being applied to restore some of the greatest wildernesses on the planet.

Night Dive
October 28, 2016 7:00 PM—11:00 PM

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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.

November 2016

Teacher Appreciation Month
November 1, 2016 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $6 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff during the entire month.

Climate Change Messaging That Works: A Psychological Approach
November 2, 2016 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Panel Discussion

Hear a panel discussion with experts including climate scientists, psychologists, and science communicators reflecting the ideas developed in a day-long forum on how to get the public to act on climate change.

Film Screening: Les Saisons
November 4, 2016 9:00 AM—11:00 AM

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The Aquarium will host a free screening of a new film called Les Saisons, a nature documentary from the Oscar-nominated creators of Winged Migration and Oceans.

Shark Lagoon Nights
November 4, 2016 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 Class: Marine Biologist
November 5, 2016 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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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!

Autumn Festival
November 5, 2016 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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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.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
November 5, 2016 10:30 AM—12:30 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific is working together with the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority to help restore a local wetland in Long Beach.

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