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March 2015

Teacher Appreciation Month
March 29, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Reservations available

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $5 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff during the entire month of March.

Discounted Late Nights
March 31, 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!

Aquatic Academy | The Case for Ocean Exploration
March 31, 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.

April 2015

Job Shadow: Mammalogist
April 1, 2015 3:30 PM—6:30 PM

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If you want to grow up and be an animal trainer, then this class is for you!

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.

Discounted Late Nights
April 1, 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!

Shark Lagoon Nights
April 3, 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.

Beer Dinner
April 3, 2015 6:00 PM—10:00 PM

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5-Course Sustainable Seafood and Craft Beer Dinner

Visit the Aquarium’s exhibits, and then enjoy a five-course sustainable seafood dinner with craft beer pairings while taking in the view of Rainbow Harbor from the Aquarium’s rooftop Veranda.

Job Shadow: Mammalogist
April 4, 2015 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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If you want to grow up and be an animal trainer, then this class is for you!

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.

Discounted Late Nights
April 4, 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!

Easter Breakfast
April 5, 2015 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.

Discounted Late Nights
April 6, 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 7, 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 8, 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!

Discounted Late Nights
April 9, 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!

Shark Lagoon Nights
April 10, 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: Fish
April 11, 2015 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.

Aquarium CLOSED due to Long Beach Grand Prix
April 17, 2015 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will be closed Friday through Sunday, April 17-19 due to the Long Beach Grand Prix street closures. The Aquarium will reopen, resuming regular hours of operation, on Monday, April 20, 2015.

Aquarium CLOSED due to Long Beach Grand Prix
April 18, 2015 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will be closed Friday through Sunday, April 17-19 due to the Long Beach Grand Prix street closures. The Aquarium will reopen, resuming regular hours of operation, on Monday, April 20, 2015.

Aquarium CLOSED due to Long Beach Grand Prix
April 19, 2015 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will be closed Friday through Sunday, April 17-19 due to the Long Beach Grand Prix street closures. The Aquarium will reopen, resuming regular hours of operation, on Monday, April 20, 2015.

California’s Drought: Are We In or Out?
April 21, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Bill Patzert

Climatologist Bill Patzert will explain how the California drought developed, its ties to ocean phenomena, and how people can deal with the impacts of future droughts.

Harnessing Science in Service of a Thriving Democracy
April 22, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Dr. Andrew Rosenberg

Dr. Andrew Rosenberg will discuss science’s role in American democracy and the trend of disbelief in scientific information.

Shark Lagoon Nights
April 24, 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.

Earth Day Festival
April 25, 2015 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 sixteenth annual Earth Day Celebration.

Saturday Family Fun: Magnificent Marine Mammals
April 25, 2015 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.

Aqua Tots: Movin’ and Groovin’ Beneath the Sea
April 25, 2015 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.

Earth Day Festival
April 26, 2015 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 sixteenth annual Earth Day Celebration.

Abilities Night
April 26, 2015 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

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Free Admission
After 6:00 p.m.*

Join us on Sunday, April 26 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for an exclusive evening for people with disabilities.

Job Shadow: Mammalogist
April 29, 2015 3:30 PM—6:30 PM

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If you want to grow up and be an animal trainer, then this class is for you!

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.

Saving California’s Coast (One Local Coastal Program at a Time)
April 30, 2015 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Mel Nutter

Mel Nutter, a former chair of the California Coastal Commission, will discuss how cities and counties work with the Coastal Commission to prepare Local Coastal Programs designed to protect California’s coast.

May 2015

Shark Lagoon Nights
May 1, 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: Mammalogist
May 2, 2015 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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If you want to grow up and be an animal trainer, then this class is for you!

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.

Urban Ocean Festival
May 2, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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

Urban Ocean Festival
May 3, 2015 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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

The Future of Food: David “Mas” Masumoto
May 7, 2015 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

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The Farmer as Artist

This talk is part of an ongoing series called The Future of Food hosted by Los Angeles Times Food Editor Russ Parsons. In this session farmer and author David “Mas” Masumoto will discuss organic farming.

Shark Lagoon Nights
May 8, 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: Birds and Reptiles
May 9, 2015 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

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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.

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