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April 2017

State of the California South Coast: Findings from Baseline Monitoring of Marine Protected Areas
April 25, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Learn about key findings from marine protected area (MPA) baseline monitoring. Researchers from Marine Applied Research and Exploration (MARE) and the University of California, Santa Barbara, will take the audience on a journey to explore California’s diverse ecosystems, from kelp forests to deep water habitats.

Power Meets Water: The Nexus of Water and Energy in California
April 27, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Mark S. Martinez

Mark S. Martinez will discuss the critical relationship between the power supply and water in California and opportunities for sustainably solving the challenges of both.

Shark Lagoon Nights
April 28, 2017 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.

May 2017

Might As Well Go Surfing: Biomass Utilization in a World with Oil at $50 a Barrel
May 2, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Robert Pomeroy

Robert Pomeroy will discuss the ongoing research and outreach in algae biofuels and introduce our pivot to biopolymers.

Shark Lagoon Nights
May 5, 2017 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.

Shark Lagoon Nights
May 12, 2017 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.

The Physics of Mudskippers and Other Land Locomotors
May 17, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Daniel Goldman

Daniel Goldman was the lead author of a study published recently that investigated how aquatic animals transitioned to dry land millions of years ago.

Shark Lagoon Nights
May 19, 2017 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.

Adult Member Preview Night
May 22, 2017 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

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Get a sneak peek of our newest animals! Adult members (21+ only) are invited to an exclusive evening to see our newest animals at the Aquarium before they make their public debut.

Will Farmed Fish Save Our Oceans, Delight Our Palates, and Provide Healthy Food for All?
May 25, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Panel Discussion

Panelists will discuss a recent study by conservation scientists at University of California, Santa Barbara, on the economics and sustainability of offshore aquaculture, how aquaculture could serve the restaurant industry, and the details of running an aquaculture operation.

Shark Lagoon Nights
May 26, 2017 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.

Discounted Late Nights
May 27, 2017 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!

Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean
May 30, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Jonathan White

Writer, sailor, and marine conservationist Jonathan White will discuss and sign copies of his latest book, Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean.

June 2017

Musique Sur La Mer
June 1, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Summer Concert

Join us for a special evening of pops music and a picnic dinner to celebrate the ocean with the Musique Sur La Mer string orchestra under the direction of Marcy Sudock.

Night Dive
June 2, 2017 7:00 PM—11:00 PM

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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.

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