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Aquarium Events | Upcoming

Enjoy a wide variety of events at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Today's Hours: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Links to I Spy

August 7, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

I Spy

Let’s play a game of I Spy all around the Aquarium. Who can spot that animal first?

Links to Penguins

August 7, 2020 10:00 AM—10:30 AM

Penguins

Waddle like a penguin while learning all about these fun and fascinating birds.

Links to Ask a Scientist: Sharks

August 7, 2020 11:00 AM—11:30 AM

Ask a Scientist: Sharks

Connect with an Aquarium educator to find the answers to all your questions about SHARKS. Be prepared to text in your questions during the program.

Links to Ocean Exploration

August 7, 2020 1:00 PM—1:30 PM

Ocean Exploration

Everyday, scientists are working to learn more about our oceans. Take a closer look at the tools and instruments they use to explore.

Links to Mackerel Fish Dissection

August 7, 2020 2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Mackerel Fish Dissection

Investigate external and internal fish adaptations as we dissect a Pacific mackerel. Viewer discretion advised.

Links to Friends in the Sea

August 10, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

Friends in the Sea

Take a trip with Gracie the gray whale and learn about shapes, colors, and senses as we make new friends that live in the ocean.

Links to Crazy Crustaceans

August 10, 2020 10:00 AM—10:30 AM

Crazy Crustaceans

Explore the world of crustaceans, including crabs, lobsters, and krill. Learn all about exoskeletons, molting, and their importance in the ocean food chain.

Links to Aquarium Exploration: Birds - From Penguins to Puffins

August 10, 2020 11:00 AM—11:30 AM

Aquarium Exploration: Birds - From Penguins to Puffins

Birds are an important part of our world, let's explore the various birds that live at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Links to Coral Reefs & Conservation

August 10, 2020 1:00 PM—1:30 PM

Coral Reefs & Conservation

Discover the importance of coral reef habitats, the special relationships coral has with other animals, and efforts to conserve one of the most diverse habitats on the planet.

Links to Ask a Scientist: Octopus

August 10, 2020 2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Ask a Scientist: Octopus

Connect with an Aquarium educator to find the answers to all your questions about OCTOPUS.

Links to 1, 2, 3... Counting in the Sea

August 11, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

1, 2, 3... Counting in the Sea

Practice counting while we learn all about animals living in the ocean.

Links to Whales

August 11, 2020 10:00 AM—10:30 AM

Whales

Discover the adaptations of the largest animals on Earth- WHALES!

Links to Aquarium Exploration: Sharks and Teeth

August 11, 2020 11:00 AM—11:30 AM

Aquarium Exploration: Sharks and Teeth

What can we learn from the teeth of a shark? Let's discover more about different sharks, their teeth, and what they eat.

Links to Whales & Conservation

August 11, 2020 1:00 PM—1:30 PM

Whales & Conservation

Dive deeper into the conservation issues facing whales, including the most endangered cetacean, the vaquita.

Links to Uno, Dos, Tres...Contando en el Mar

August 11, 2020 2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Uno, Dos, Tres...Contando en el Mar

Practicamos contando mientras aprendemos de los animales que viven en el mar. Para cada animal, vamos a contar y compartir una adaptación que tienen.

Links to Moving and Grooving

August 12, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

Moving and Grooving

Swim like a shark, pulse like a jelly, and waddle like a penguin while we discover how animals in the ocean move.

Links to Sea Turtles

August 12, 2020 10:00 AM—10:30 AM

Sea Turtles

Explore the world of sea turtles, taking a closer look at how they survive in the water and on land.

Links to Aquarium Exploration: Adaptations

August 12, 2020 11:00 AM—11:30 AM

Aquarium Exploration: Adaptations

Adaptations help everything survive, explore with an educator as we dive to discover some amazing ocean adaptations.

Links to Sharks and Conservation

August 12, 2020 1:00 PM—1:30 PM

Sharks and Conservation

Sharks are an important animal in the ocean. Learn all about the role that sharks play, and how you can protect them.

Links to Jellies & Plankton

August 12, 2020 2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Jellies & Plankton

Plankton forms the foundation of the ocean food chain. Explore this microscopic world with an Aquarium educator.

Links to Crafty Critters

August 13, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

Crafty Critters

Grab some basic household supplies and build your very own animal. Be sure to have some paper, scissors, something to color with (crayons or markers), and either tape or glue. For extra fun, you can decorate your craft with empty toilet paper rolls and ribbon.

Links to Tidepool Habitats

August 13, 2020 10:00 AM—10:30 AM

Tidepool Habitats

Dive deeper into one of the most extreme habitats on earth and discover the adaptations animals have developed to survive in tidepools.

Links to All About Invertebrates

August 13, 2020 11:00 AM—11:30 AM

All About Invertebrates

Join us as we explore the spineless wonders of the ocean like sea stars, sea jellies, and so many more amazing ocean animals.

Links to Otters and Conservation

August 13, 2020 1:00 PM—1:30 PM

Otters and Conservation

In the past, sea otters were hunted for their fur. Today, the Aquarium of the Pacific plays an important role in their conservation.

Links to Aquarium Live Episode 2: Animals Play Too

August 13, 2020 2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Aquarium Live Episode 2: Animals Play Too

Captain Joe takes us on an adventure to discover that our animals love to play, just like we do! Play games, explore animals, and find out how we care for our animals in this series.

Links to I Spy

August 14, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

I Spy

Let's play a game of I Spy all around the Aquarium. Who can spot that animal first?

Links to Draw With Us

August 14, 2020 10:00 AM—10:30 AM

Draw With Us

Grab some paper and crayons to draw along as we learn all about ocean animals and habitats.

Links to Ask a Scientist: Deep Sea

August 14, 2020 11:00 AM—11:30 AM

Ask a Scientist: Deep Sea

Connect with an Aquarium educator to find the answers to all your questions about the DEEP SEA. Be prepared to text in your questions during the program.

Links to Kelp Forests and Conservation

August 14, 2020 1:00 PM—1:30 PM

Kelp Forests and Conservation

Explore kelp forests and discover how they support a rich diversity of ocean life. Learn how aquariums and scientists are working together to conserve kelp forest animals.

Links to Animal Healthcare

August 14, 2020 2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Animal Healthcare

Take a special behind-the-scenes look at our Molina Animal Care Center and discover what it takes to care for the animals living at the Aquarium.

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