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February 2018

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
February 23, 2018 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.

African-American Festival links to African-American Festival
February 24, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

African-American Festival

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its sixteenth annual African-American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African-American and African cultures.

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its annual African-American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African-American and African cultures.

Junior Biologist: Birds and Reptiles links to Junior Biologist: Birds and Reptiles
February 24, 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.

African-American Festival links to African-American Festival
February 25, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

African-American Festival

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its sixteenth annual African-American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African-American and African cultures.

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its annual African-American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African-American and African cultures.

Reconciling California’s Delta: Water for Fish and People links to Reconciling California’s Delta: Water for Fish and People
February 27, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Reconciling California’s Delta: Water for Fish and People

Peter Moyle

Peter Moyle will explore this conflict, using the concept of reconciliation ecology as the basis for resolving it.

March 2018

College Night links to College Night
March 2, 2018 5:00 PM—9:00 PM

College Night

Enjoy the Aquarium of the Pacific with special extended hours on College Night!

Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist links to Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist
March 3, 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.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration links to Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
March 3, 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.

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
March 5, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 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.

Envisioning an Agricultural Renaissance: Resilient Food Systems links to Envisioning an Agricultural Renaissance: Resilient Food Systems
March 6, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Envisioning an Agricultural Renaissance: Resilient Food Systems

A.G. Kawamura

A.G. Kawamura will discuss the threats to food security that confront our attempts to manage life systems and resources in a sustainable manner.

Aquatic Academy links to Aquatic Academy
March 7, 2018 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

Aquatic Academy

Redrawing the Map of the World’s Coastlines

Join experts in exploring how rapidly and how much sea level might rise, the amount and causes of the uncertainty, and how sea level rise will affect the world’s and California’s coasts and cities, the infrastructure we have built, as well as nature’s infrastructure, and what we can do to adapt.

Tsunami Science and Preparedness Panel Discussion links to Tsunami Science and Preparedness Panel Discussion
March 8, 2018 12:00 AM—12:00 AM

Tsunami Science and Preparedness Panel Discussion

Reginald “Reggie” Harrison, Kevin Miller, Rick Wilson

Panelists will discuss such topics as what areas of Southern California are at risk for a tsunami, what can individuals and business owners do to prepare, and what is the science behind tsunamis.

Tsunami Science and Preparedness Panel Discussion links to Tsunami Science and Preparedness Panel Discussion
March 8, 2018 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Tsunami Science and Preparedness Panel Discussion

Reginald “Reggie” Harrison, Kevin Miller, Rick Wilson

Panelists will discuss such topics as what areas of Southern California are at risk for a tsunami, what can individuals and business owners do to prepare, and what is the science behind tsunamis.

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
March 9, 2018 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.

Divers Day links to Divers Day
March 10, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Divers Day

Learn all about recent advancements in diving at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s annual Divers Day.

Junior Biologist: Invertebrates links to Junior Biologist: Invertebrates
March 10, 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.

Autism Families Night links to Autism Families Night
March 11, 2018 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Autism Families Night

Join us for a special evening at the Aquarium exclusively for families with adults or children with autism.

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
March 12, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 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.

Leatherback Sea Turtles links to Leatherback Sea Turtles
March 13, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Leatherback Sea Turtles

Lauren Harper

Lauren Harper, senior aquarist in the Aquarium’s Tropical Pacific Gallery, had an opportunity assist The Leatherback Trust with the conservation of these living dinosaurs.

Aquatic Academy links to Aquatic Academy
March 14, 2018 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

Aquatic Academy

Redrawing the Map of the World’s Coastlines

Join experts in exploring how rapidly and how much sea level might rise, the amount and causes of the uncertainty, and how sea level rise will affect the world’s and California’s coasts and cities, the infrastructure we have built, as well as nature’s infrastructure, and what we can do to adapt.

Night Dive links to Night Dive
March 16, 2018 7:00 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.

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA links to Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA
March 17, 2018 8:00 AM—4:00 PM Sold Out

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.

International Children’s Festival links to International Children’s Festival
March 17, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

International Children’s Festival

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

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

Parent and Me: Penguins links to Parent and Me: Penguins
March 17, 2018 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Parent and Me: Penguins

Learn Together as a Family

Waddle, migrate, and feed like a penguin!

Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist links to Job Shadow Class: Mammalogist
March 18, 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.

International Children’s Festival links to International Children’s Festival
March 18, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

International Children’s Festival

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

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

Teen Science Cafe links to Teen Science Cafe
March 18, 2018 6:30 PM—8:30 PM

Teen Science Cafe

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.

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
March 19, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 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.

The Lowdown on the High Seas: What We Don’t Know about the Oceans Can Kill Us links to The Lowdown on the High Seas: What We Don’t Know about the Oceans Can Kill Us
March 19, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Lowdown on the High Seas: What We Don’t Know about the Oceans Can Kill Us

Wendy Schmidt

Wendy Schmidt, co-founder of the Schmidt Ocean Institute, will discuss how philanthropy can impact ocean science and conservation.

Bites, Cameras, Action: Tracing Tuna Catch, Hook to Dock links to Bites, Cameras, Action: Tracing Tuna Catch, Hook to Dock
March 20, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Bites, Cameras, Action: Tracing Tuna Catch, Hook to Dock

Craig Heberer

Craig Heberer, deputy director of the Nature Conservancy’s Indo-Pacific Tuna Program, will discuss how the organization has partnered with Pacific Island nations, the fishing industry and regional science and management agencies to use electronic monitoring technology to provide consumers with confidence that the fish on their plates was caught legally, sustainably, and without slave labor.

Aquatic Academy links to Aquatic Academy
March 21, 2018 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

Aquatic Academy

Redrawing the Map of the World’s Coastlines

Join experts in exploring how rapidly and how much sea level might rise, the amount and causes of the uncertainty, and how sea level rise will affect the world’s and California’s coasts and cities, the infrastructure we have built, as well as nature’s infrastructure, and what we can do to adapt.

Noche de Estrellas links to Noche de Estrellas
March 23, 2018 6:30 PM—10:30 PM

Noche de Estrellas

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.

Citizen Science Symposium links to Citizen Science Symposium
March 24, 2018 8:00 AM—6:00 PM

Citizen Science Symposium

Anyone involved in citizen science in Southern California is invited and encouraged to attend this symposium.

Junior Biologist: Conserve California links to Junior Biologist: Conserve California
March 24, 2018 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.

Discounted Late Nights links to Discounted Late Nights
March 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!

Teacher Appreciation Month links to Teacher Appreciation Month
March 26, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 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.

Discounted Late Nights links to Discounted Late Nights
March 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!

Discounted Late Nights links to Discounted Late Nights
March 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!

Aquatic Academy links to Aquatic Academy
March 28, 2018 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

Aquatic Academy

Redrawing the Map of the World’s Coastlines

Join experts in exploring how rapidly and how much sea level might rise, the amount and causes of the uncertainty, and how sea level rise will affect the world’s and California’s coasts and cities, the infrastructure we have built, as well as nature’s infrastructure, and what we can do to adapt.

Discounted Late Nights links to Discounted Late Nights
March 30, 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!

Parent and Me: Sharks links to Parent and Me: Sharks
March 31, 2018 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Parent and Me: Sharks

Learn Together as a Family

Learn all about this fascinating, toothy predator!

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