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May 2015

Voices on the Veranda
May 27, 2015 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

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Summer Concert Series

The Aquarium of the Pacific will host a summer concert series on its rooftop Veranda with solo singer/songwriters, jazz and rock bands, and other musical acts showcasing their talents.

Using Robots and Drones to Track Sharks
May 27, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Dr. Chris Lowe

Dr. Chris Lowe runs the Shark Lab at California State University, Long Beach. He will discuss how scientists can use high-tech tools like robots and aerial drones to track sharks in the open ocean so we can learn more about their behavior and habitats as well as what we can do to protect them.

Shark Lagoon Nights
May 29, 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.

June 2015

Live Webcast: Sea Level Rise
June 1, 2015 10:00 AM—10:20 AM

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Experts will share sea level rise predictions, local impacts and plans to adapt, and a new exhibition of photographs from the Annenberg Space for Photography.

Job Shadow: Veterinarian
June 3, 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.

Natural History of Sea Slugs
June 3, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Kevin Lee

SCUBA diver and underwater photographer Kevin Lee will share his images of opisthobranchs, or sea slugs, and explain anatomic and behavioral characteristics of these ocean animals.

Shark Lagoon Nights
June 5, 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
June 6, 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.

Pacific Islander Festival
June 6, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Discover the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands.

Pacific Islander Festival
June 7, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Discover the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands.

True Brass Choir “Sounds From the Deep”
June 7, 2015 7:30 PM—8:30 PM

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In an effort to conserve and promote marine life, our oceans, and music, the Aquarium of the Pacific and True Brass Choir partner together to present “Sounds from the Deep”.

Planetary Oceans: Exploring Earth’s Seas Before We Sail Through Europa’s Seawater Plumes
June 8, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Mat Kaplan, Bill Patzert, and Steve Vance

On World Ocean Day the Aquarium will host a panel discussion of ocean exploration as it relates to space exploration.

Shark Lagoon Nights
June 12, 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: Conserve California
June 13, 2015 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

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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.

The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise
June 13, 2015 4:00 PM—6:30 PM

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Join us on a double-deck yacht as we explore one of the most distinctive sections of our coastline and experience the wonders of the Southern California Urban Ocean.

Blue Whale Gala
June 13, 2015 6:30 PM—11:00 PM

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Please save the date for the Aquarium of the Pacific’s Blue Whale Gala on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Please visit again soon for more information.

Discounted Late Nights
June 14, 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!

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 1
June 15, 2015 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

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A summer ocean adventure awaits!

Join us as we explore the Pacific ocean and its inhabitants during our week-long summer day camp adventures for kids in grades 2-4.

Sea Squirt Camp 1
June 16, 2015 8:30 AM—11:30 AM

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

Marine Teen Night
June 16, 2015 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Calling all high school students interested in a career in marine science.

This event will allow high school students and their parents to learn more about the many opportunities that the Aquarium of the Pacific offers for teens.

Extinct in the Wild: Partnering to Save the Guam Kingfisher
June 17, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Beth Bahner

Beth Bahner will give a brief history of the Guam Bird Rescue Project, which collected critically endangered bird species including Guam Kingfishers and others from the island of Guam to prevent their total extinction.

Character Breakfast
June 18, 2015 9:00 AM—10:30 AM

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Join our Aquarium mascots for breakfast and exclusive photo opportunities in Café Scuba this summer.

Aqua Tots: Shoreline Shapes
June 20, 2015 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

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Shape is the focus of this Aqua Tot program.

As we explore our surroundings we will discover the beautiful shapes in the sea with your two or three-year-old.

Father’s Day BBQ
June 21, 2015 11:30 AM—1:30 PM

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Celebrate Father’s Day with the entire family at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s annual picnic.

Discounted Late Nights
June 21, 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!

Junior Biologist Day Camp 1
June 22, 2015 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Dive deeper into the field of marine biology!

Give your 10-12 year old child the opportunity to delve deeper into the field of marine biology.

Fish Fry Camp
June 23, 2015 8:30 AM—10:30 AM

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Bring your 3- or 4-year-old little fry to the Aquarium for a special parent-child day camp!

Voices on the Veranda
June 24, 2015 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

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Summer Concert Series

The Aquarium of the Pacific will host a summer concert series on its rooftop Veranda with solo singer/songwriters, jazz and rock bands, and other musical acts showcasing their talents.

Sea Level Rise
June 24, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Dan Cayan

Scientist Dan Cayan will discuss sea level rise and its projected impacts between now and the year 2100.

The Future of America’s Vulnerable Coasts
June 25, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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John Gillis

John Gillis will discuss how under the pressure of increasing human populations, shores have become among the most vulnerable of all landscapes

Night Dive
June 26, 2015 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.

Saturday Family Fun: Totally Turtles
June 27, 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.

Discounted Late Nights
June 28, 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!

Fish Fry Camp
June 30, 2015 8:30 AM—10:30 AM

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Bring your 3- or 4-year-old little fry to the Aquarium for a special parent-child day camp!

Sea Squirt Camp 2
June 30, 2015 8:30 AM—11:30 AM

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

July 2015

California King Tides and Sea Level Rise
July 1, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Reinhard Flick

Reinhard Flick will discuss how king tides relate to sea level rise, with an emphasis on Southern California.

July 4th Late Night & BBQ
July 4, 2015 5:00 PM—10:00 PM

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Celebrate Independence Day with the red, white, and blue fish at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

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