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March 2017

Noche de Estrellas
March 24, 2017 6:30 PM—10:30 PM

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Live Latin Music, Dancing, Dinner, & More

Party with the sea stars at the Aquarium’s Latin-themed Late Night. The Aquarium will remain open until 10:30 p.m., so you can dance under the sea stars to the sounds of cumbia, salsa, cha cha, rumba, and more.

Saturday Family Fun: Shark Sleuths
March 25, 2017 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

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Sharks are the focus of this family program.

Discover how sharks’ amazing adaptations make them excellent predators with your four- to six-year-old child.

Teen Science Cafe
March 25, 2017 6:30 PM—8:30 PM

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Learn. Eat. Hang out.

The Aquarium of the Pacific’s Teen Science Café will be presenting an event for high school and middle school students where they can learn from a real scientist about the animals living off of our coast.

Marine Teen Night
March 26, 2017 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.

Teacher Appreciation Month
March 27, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 AM

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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.

Aquatic Academy
March 28, 2017 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

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Can We Make our Coastal Cities Resilient to Climate Change or Are They Doomed?

What aspects of climate change will have the greatest impact on sustainability of Southern California’s coastal cities? Which cities are at the greatest risk with sea level rise and coastal flooding? Why do cities matter in pursuing sustainability?

Member Kids Activity Night
March 30, 2017 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

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Arrrrr, matey! We’re throwing a pirate party for our family members during this year’s Kids Activity Night.

Member Kids Activity Night
March 31, 2017 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

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Arrrrr, matey! We’re throwing a pirate party for our family members during this year’s Kids Activity Night.

April 2017

Job Shadow Class: Marine Biologist
April 1, 2017 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!

International Children’s Festival
April 1, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific’s tenth annual International Children’s Day is a special festival for kids.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
April 1, 2017 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.

International Children’s Festival
April 2, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific’s tenth annual International Children’s Day is a special festival for kids.

Aquarium Open During Long Beach Grand Prix
April 7, 2017 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will be open for normal business hours during the Long Beach Grand Prix on April 7-9, 2017. Read for important notices about detours and traffic.

Aquarium Open During Long Beach Grand Prix
April 8, 2017 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will be open for normal business hours during the Long Beach Grand Prix on April 7-9, 2017. Read for important notices about detours and traffic.

Aquarium Open During Long Beach Grand Prix
April 9, 2017 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will be open for normal business hours during the Long Beach Grand Prix on April 7-9, 2017. Read for important notices about detours and traffic.

Discounted Late Nights
April 10, 2017 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 11, 2017 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 12, 2017 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 13, 2017 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 14, 2017 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: Fish
April 15, 2017 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.

Discounted Late Nights
April 15, 2017 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!

Easter Breakfast
April 16, 2017 8:30 AM—10:30 AM

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You can enjoy an elegant Easter breakfast and a day at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Job Shadow Class: Marine Biologist
April 16, 2017 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 16, 2017 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 17, 2017 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 18, 2017 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!

Tiny Porpoise, Big Mess: Perspectives on Vaquita Conservation
April 18, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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What happens when the conservation of a charismatic animal has negative impacts on human well-being? Researcher Tara Sayuri Whitty will discuss this dilemma through the lens of the vaquita.

Discounted Late Nights
April 19, 2017 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 20, 2017 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 21, 2017 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!

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA
April 22, 2017 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

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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.

Earth Day Celebration
April 22, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Learn what you can do to help our ocean planet at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s annual Earth Day Celebration.

Aquatots: Movin’ and Groovin’ Beneath the Sea
April 22, 2017 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.

Discounted Late Nights
April 22, 2017 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!

Earth Day Celebration
April 23, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Learn what you can do to help our ocean planet at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s annual Earth Day Celebration.

Power Meets Water: The Nexus of Water and Energy in California
April 27, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Phil Herrington

Phil Herrington will discuss the critical relationship between the power supply and water in California and opportunities for sustainably solving the challenges of both.

Shark Lagoon Nights
April 28, 2017 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.

Urban Ocean Festival
April 29, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Explore and celebrate Southern California’s coast during the Aquarium’s annual Urban Ocean Festival.

Saturday Family Fun: Magnificent Marine Mammals
April 29, 2017 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

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Our marine mammal relatives who live in the ocean are the focus of this family program.

Explore what makes marine mammals like whales to sea otters so special with your four to six-year-old child.

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