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May 2018

Aquarium Closing Early links to Aquarium Closing Early
May 22, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Aquarium Closing Early

The Aquarium of the Pacific will close at 5:00 p.m. in preparation for a special event. Normal public hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. resume the next day. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
May 25, 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.

Junior Biologist: Marine Mammals links to Junior Biologist: Marine Mammals
May 26, 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.

Discounted Late Nights links to Discounted Late Nights
May 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
May 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!

June 2018

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
June 1, 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.

Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian links to Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian
June 2, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian

Fish can get sick too!

Learn what it takes to be a world-class veterinarian in charge of over 11,000 animals in this hands-on class.

Pacific Islander Festival links to Pacific Islander Festival
June 2, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Pacific Islander Festival

Discover the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands.

Discover the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration links to Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration
June 2, 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.

Pacific Islander Festival links to Pacific Islander Festival
June 3, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Pacific Islander Festival

Discover the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands.

Discover the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands.

The Aquarium’s 20th Anniversary Panel Discussion links to The Aquarium’s 20th Anniversary Panel Discussion
June 6, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Aquarium’s 20th Anniversary Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion

A panel discussion on how the Aquarium
went from a fleeting idea to an impressive
reality.

The Resilience Imperative links to The Resilience Imperative
June 7, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Resilience Imperative

Albert George

Albert George will discuss how communities can develop proactive plans to promote resilience and mitigate risks in the face of climate change and sea level rise.

World Ocean Day links to World Ocean Day
June 8, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 PM

World Ocean Day

The Aquarium of the Pacific will celebrate World Ocean Day with an array of activities.

Shark Lagoon Nights links to Shark Lagoon Nights
June 8, 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.

Aquarium Closing Early links to Aquarium Closing Early
June 9, 2018 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Aquarium Closing Early

The Aquarium of the Pacific will close at 5:00 p.m. in preparation for a special event. Normal public hours of 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. resume the next day. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Junior Biologist: Conserve California links to Junior Biologist: Conserve California
June 9, 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.

The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise links to The Urban Ocean: World Port and Sea Life Cruise
June 9, 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.

Blue Whale Gala links to Blue Whale Gala
June 9, 2018 6:30 PM—11:00 PM Sold Out

Blue Whale Gala

Please save the date for the Aquarium of the Pacific’s most elegant and inspirational event of the year, the Blue Whale Gala.

Please be sure to save the dates for our Blue Whale Gala on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

Long Beach Chorale Concert: Ports of Call links to Long Beach Chorale Concert: Ports of Call
June 10, 2018 7:30 PM—8:30 PM

Long Beach Chorale Concert: Ports of Call

Join the Long Beach Chorale and Assistant Director Matthew Martinez for a trip around the world! Hear favorite folk songs and new compositions from far-off lands as you enjoy the ambiance and acoustics of the Aquarium.

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 1 links to Ocean Adventure Day Camp 1
June 11, 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.

Submerged Ice Age America: The View from Yucatan links to Submerged Ice Age America: The View from Yucatan
June 12, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Submerged Ice Age America: The View from Yucatan

Dominique Rissolo

Archaeologist Dominique Rissolo will discuss
his experiences exploring the Yucatan’s
coastal sites and caves in search of Maya
antiquities related to seafaring, commerce,
and ritual practice.

Night Dive links to Night Dive
June 15, 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.

Parent and Me: Penguins links to Parent and Me: Penguins
June 16, 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: Veterinarian links to Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian
June 17, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian

Fish can get sick too!

Learn what it takes to be a world-class veterinarian in charge of over 11,000 animals in this hands-on class.

Father’s Day BBQ links to Father’s Day BBQ
June 17, 2018 11:30 AM—1:30 PM

Father’s Day BBQ

Celebrate Father’s Day with the entire family at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s annual picnic.

Discounted Late Nights links to Discounted Late Nights
June 17, 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!

Junior Biologist Day Camp 1 links to Junior Biologist Day Camp 1
June 18, 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.

Adult Member 20th Anniversary Party links to Adult Member 20th Anniversary Party
June 18, 2018 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Adult Member 20th Anniversary Party

Adult members (18+) are invited to celebrate the Aquarium of the Pacific’s 20th Anniversary.

Sea Squirt Camp 1 links to Sea Squirt Camp 1
June 19, 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.

Family Member 20th Anniversary Party links to Family Member 20th Anniversary Party
June 19, 2018 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Family Member 20th Anniversary Party

Family members are invited to celebrate the Aquarium of the Pacific’s 20th Anniversary.

VIP and Charter Member 20th Anniversary Party 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.

Teacher Family Day 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!

AAA Member Night 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.

Junior Biologist: Invertebrates 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.

Discounted Late Nights 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!

Ocean Adventure Day Camp 2 links to Ocean Adventure Day Camp 2
June 25, 2018 8:00 AM—5:00 PM Sold Out

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.

Junior Biologist Day Camp 2 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.

One Man’s Journey in Pursuit of Art in Nature 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.

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

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