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November 2017

Thanksgiving Lunch links to Thanksgiving Lunch
November 23, 2017 11:00 AM—3:00 PM

Thanksgiving Lunch

Come gobble gobble with the sea otters and the entire Aquarium family!

Discounted Late Nights links to Discounted Late Nights
November 24, 2017 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!

Member Morning Cartoons links to Member Morning Cartoons
November 25, 2017 9:00 AM—10:00 AM

Member Morning Cartoons

Start your Aquarium visit with an hour of morning cartoons just for members!

Saturday Family Fun: Shark Sleuths links to Saturday Family Fun: Shark Sleuths
November 25, 2017 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Saturday Family Fun: Shark Sleuths

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.

Discounted Late Nights links to Discounted Late Nights
November 25, 2017 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!

Member Morning Cartoons links to Member Morning Cartoons
November 26, 2017 9:00 AM—10:00 AM

Member Morning Cartoons

Start your Aquarium visit with an hour of morning cartoons just for members!

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
November 27, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 AM

Teacher Appreciation Month

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.

Member Month links to Member Month
November 27, 2017 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Member Month

Aquarium members are fin-tastic! That’s why we’re spending the entire month of November celebrating you and your generous membership support.

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
November 28, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

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.

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
November 29, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

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.

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
November 30, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

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.

Member Month links to Member Month
November 30, 2017 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Member Month

Aquarium members are fin-tastic! That’s why we’re spending the entire month of November celebrating you and your generous membership support.

The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California’s Coast links to The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California’s Coast
November 30, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California’s Coast

Kim Steinhardt & Gary Griggs

Kim Steinhardt and Gary Griggs will discuss and sign copies of their book, The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California’s Coast.

December 2017

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
December 1, 2017 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA links to Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA
December 2, 2017 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA

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.

Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist links to Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
December 2, 2017 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.

Holiday Treats for the Animals links to Holiday Treats for the Animals
December 2, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Holiday Treats for the Animals

In celebration of the holiday season, Santa diver will be delivering an ocean of gifts to the Aquarium of the Pacific’s penguins, sea otters, seals, sea lions, birds, fish, and other animals.

Aquarium Holidays links to Aquarium Holidays
December 2, 2017 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Aquarium Holidays

Experience special holiday decorations throughout the Aquarium, photos with Santa, snow on the front lawn, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration links to Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
December 2, 2017 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.

Holiday Treats for the Animals links to Holiday Treats for the Animals
December 3, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Holiday Treats for the Animals

In celebration of the holiday season, Santa diver will be delivering an ocean of gifts to the Aquarium of the Pacific’s penguins, sea otters, seals, sea lions, birds, fish, and other animals.

Aquarium Holidays links to Aquarium Holidays
December 3, 2017 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Aquarium Holidays

Experience special holiday decorations throughout the Aquarium, photos with Santa, snow on the front lawn, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.

Film Screening: Straws links to Film Screening: Straws
December 6, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Film Screening: Straws

The Aquarium will host a screening of the documentary film, Straws, about straws and other plastic pollution that inundate our waterways and oceans.

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
December 8, 2017 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Junior Biologist: Conserve California links to Junior Biologist: Conserve California
December 9, 2017 9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Conserve California

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.

Aquarium Holidays links to Aquarium Holidays
December 10, 2017 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Aquarium Holidays

Experience special holiday decorations throughout the Aquarium, photos with Santa, snow on the front lawn, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.

Homeschool Holiday links to Homeschool Holiday
December 15, 2017 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Homeschool Holiday

Join us for Homeschool Holiday! We are opening our doors to homeschool families, networks, students, parents, and teachers.

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
December 15, 2017 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Aquatots: Shoreline Shapes links to Aquatots: Shoreline Shapes
December 16, 2017 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Aquatots: Shoreline Shapes

Shape is the focus of this Aquatots program.

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

Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist links to Job Shadow Class: Penguin and Lorikeet Biologist
December 17, 2017 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.

Aquarium Holidays links to Aquarium Holidays
December 17, 2017 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Aquarium Holidays

Experience special holiday decorations throughout the Aquarium, photos with Santa, snow on the front lawn, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
December 22, 2017 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Saturday Family Fun: Magnificent Marine Mammals links to Saturday Family Fun: Magnificent Marine Mammals
December 23, 2017 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Saturday Family Fun: Magnificent Marine Mammals

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.

Member Holiday Night links to Member Holiday Night
December 23, 2017 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Member Holiday Night

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Members are invited to don ye now your holiday apparel (i.e. ugly Christmas sweaters) and enjoy an evening full of holiday cheer.

Aquarium Holidays links to Aquarium Holidays
December 24, 2017 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

Aquarium Holidays

Experience special holiday decorations throughout the Aquarium, photos with Santa, snow on the front lawn, and the Holiday Treats for the Animals festival.

Winter Day Camp links to Winter Day Camp
December 27, 2017 8:00 AM—12:00 PM

Winter Day Camp

Join us as we explore the Pacific Ocean and its inhabitants during our three-day Winter Day Camp adventure for 7-12 year olds.

Teen Overnight links to Teen Overnight
December 27, 2017 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.

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
December 29, 2017 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

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