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June 2018

Links to VIP and Charter Member 20th Anniversary Party
June 21, 2018 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

VIP and Charter Member 20th Anniversary Party

Charter members and special supporters are invited to celebrate the Aquarium of the Pacific’s 20th Anniversary.
Links to Teacher Family Day
June 22, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Teacher Family Day

Enjoy a day at the Aquarium!

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts Teacher Family Day!
Links to AAA Member Night
June 22, 2018 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

AAA Member Night

AAA members will enjoy an exclusive private event among the creatures of the sea during Aquarium of the Pacific’s AAA Member Night.
Links to Junior Biologist: Invertebrates
June 23, 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 Discounted Late Nights
June 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 Junior Biologist Day Camp 2
June 25, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Junior Biologist Day Camp 2

Dive deeper into the field of marine biology!

Give your 10–12 year old the opportunity to delve deeper into the field of marine biology.
Links to Ocean Adventure Day Camp 2
June 25, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 2

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 7–9 years old.
Links to One Man’s Journey in Pursuit of Art in Nature
June 27, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

One Man’s Journey in Pursuit of Art in Nature

Andrés Pruna

Andrés Pruna will share stories of his experiences, photos, and film clips documenting his travels, mainly in Patagonia.
Links to Climate Geoengineering: What Could It Mean for Human and Ocean Life?
June 28, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Climate Geoengineering: What Could It Mean for Human and Ocean Life?

Holly Buck

In this talk, science writer Holly Jean Buck will discuss the possibilities of climate engineering approaches to limiting or reversing climate impacts, and what they could mean for human communities and our oceans.

July 2018

Links to Treats and Beats
July 1, 2018 3:00 PM—6:00 PM

Treats and Beats

Do you and your little ones love to dance? Head up to the dance party on the Veranda for a great way to end your Sunday.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 1, 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 Discounted Late Nights
July 2, 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 Discounted Late Nights
July 3, 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 July 4th Late Night & BBQ
July 4, 2018 5:00 PM—10:00 PM

July 4th Late Night & BBQ

Celebrate Independence Day with the red, white, and blue fish at the Aquarium of the Pacific.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 5, 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 Discounted Late Nights
July 6, 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 Job Shadow Class: Marine Biologist
July 7, 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 International Save the Vaquita Day
July 7, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

International Save the Vaquita Day

Join us at the Aquarium to learn more about the smallest and most endangered porpoise.
Links to Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
July 7, 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 Discounted Late Nights
July 7, 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 Treats and Beats
July 8, 2018 3:00 PM—6:00 PM

Treats and Beats

Do you and your little ones love to dance? Head up to the dance party on the Veranda for a great way to end your Sunday.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 8, 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 Ocean Adventure Day Camp 3
July 9, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 3

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 7–9 years old.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 9, 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 Discounted Late Nights
July 10, 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 Deep Beneath the Sea: Exploring the Twilight Zone
July 10, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Deep Beneath the Sea: Exploring the Twilight Zone

Tyler Phelps

Tyler Phelps, a former Aquarium volunteer, will discuss using advanced technical diving to explore deep reefs in Hawaii with a team from the California Academy of Sciences.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 11, 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 Teen Overnight
July 11, 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 Discounted Late Nights
July 12, 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 Discounted Late Nights
July 13, 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: Sharks
July 14, 2018 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Sharks

Sharks are amazing predators of the deep!

Participants ages 7-12 will explore these amazing predators in this exciting class.
Links to The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise
July 14, 2018 4:00 PM—6:30 PM

The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise

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.
Links to Job Shadow Class: Marine Biologist
July 15, 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 Treats and Beats
July 15, 2018 3:00 PM—6:00 PM

Treats and Beats

Do you and your little ones love to dance? Head up to the dance party on the Veranda for a great way to end your Sunday.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 15, 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 Day Camp 1
July 16, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Junior Biologist Day Camp 1

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.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 16, 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 Fish Fry Camp
July 17, 2018 8:30 AM—10:30 AM

Fish Fry Camp

Bring your 3- or 4-year-old little fry to the Aquarium for a special parent-child day camp!
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 19, 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 Night Dive
July 20, 2018 7:30 PM—11:00 PM

Night Dive

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.
Links to Parent and Me: Sharks
July 21, 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 Discounted Late Nights
July 21, 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 Discounted Late Nights
July 22, 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 Ocean Adventure Day Camp 4
July 23, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 4

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 7–9 years old.
Links to Sea Squirt Camp 2
July 24, 2018 8:30 AM—11:30 AM

Sea Squirt Camp 2

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

This three-day camp offers an exciting introduction to marine biology for five-and-six-year-olds.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 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 Discounted Late Nights
July 25, 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 Discounted Late Nights
July 26, 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 Climate Change and California’s Agriculture
July 26, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Climate Change and California’s Agriculture

Tapan Pathak

Tapan Pathak, specialist in climate adaptation in agriculture at the University of California, Merced, will discuss the potentially devastating impacts of climate change on California’s $50 billion agriculture industry.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 27, 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: Fish
July 28, 2018 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Fish

Participants ages 7-12 will learn how marine biologists keep fish healthy in an aquarium environment.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 28, 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 Treats and Beats
July 29, 2018 3:00 PM—6:00 PM

Treats and Beats

Do you and your little ones love to dance? Head up to the dance party on the Veranda for a great way to end your Sunday.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 29, 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 Ocean Adventure Day Camp 1
July 30, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 1

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 7–9 years old.
Links to Junior Biologist Day Camp 2
July 30, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Junior Biologist Day Camp 2

Dive deeper into the field of marine biology!

Give your 10–12 year old the opportunity to delve deeper into the field of marine biology.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
July 31, 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 Blackwater Diving: Exploring the Night Sea
July 31, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Blackwater Diving: Exploring the Night Sea

Mike Bartick

In this lecture, Mike Bartick will share photos and stories from his experiences exploring the ocean at night.

August 2018

Links to Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
August 4, 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
August 4, 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 Discounted Late Nights
August 5, 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 Ocean Adventure Day Camp 2
August 6, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 2

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 7–9 years old.
Links to Sea Squirt Camp 1
August 7, 2018 8:30 AM—11:30 AM

Sea Squirt Camp 1

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

This three-day camp offers an exciting introduction to marine biology for five-and-six-year-olds.
Links to Conservation Momentum
August 7, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Conservation Momentum

John Fraser

John Fraser's lecture will synthesize research conducted over the past sixteen years under the banner of Why Zoos and Aquariums Matter (WZAM), a coordinated social science effort that describes the roles and opportunities zoos and aquariums can play in advancing a conservation ethos.
Links to Junior Biologist: Marine Mammals
August 11, 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 The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise
August 11, 2018 4:00 PM—6:30 PM

The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise

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.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
August 12, 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 Day Camp 1
August 13, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Junior Biologist Day Camp 1

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.
Links to Sea Squirt Camp 2
August 14, 2018 8:30 AM—11:30 AM

Sea Squirt Camp 2

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

This three-day camp offers an exciting introduction to marine biology for five-and-six-year-olds.
Links to Science Under the Ice: Dive with Coastal Marine Ecologists Under Sea Ice in Antarctica
August 16, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Science Under the Ice: Dive with Coastal Marine Ecologists Under Sea Ice in Antarctica

Dr. Drew Lohrer

Dr. Lohrer will show images and video to explain why and how they do science under the ice.
Links to Parent and Me: Otters
August 18, 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
August 19, 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 Discounted Late Nights
August 19, 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 Ocean Adventure Day Camp 3
August 20, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 3

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 7–9 years old.
Links to Community-Based Conservation
August 23, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Community-Based Conservation

Dr. James Danoff-Burg

Dr. James Danoff-Burg will discuss how genuinely engaging communities can help address poaching.
Links to Night Dive
August 24, 2018 7:30 PM—11:00 PM

Night Dive

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.
Links to Junior Biologist: Birds and Reptiles
August 25, 2018 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Birds and Reptiles

Birds at the Aquarium?

Participants ages 7-12 will learn why they would find birds and reptiles at an Aquarium and how marine biologists care for them.
Links to Discounted Late Nights
August 26, 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 Twenty Years of Achievements in Husbandry and Conservation
August 30, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Twenty Years of Achievements in Husbandry and Conservation

Sandy Trautwein

As part of the Aquarium’s 20th anniversary celebration, Vice President of Husbandry Sandy Trautwein will discuss the institution’s twenty years of work and achievements in the areas of animal husbandry and conservation.
Links to Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist
September 1, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist

Want to be an animal trainer when you grow up?

Husbandry has nothing to do with finding a mate, and everything to do with animal healthcare. Learn how our mammalogists care for our marine mammals.
Links to Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
September 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.

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