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Aquarium Seeks Nominations for Young Hero Award

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February 12, 2014

Aquarium Seeks Nominations for Young Hero Award

The Young Hero Award, presented to a young person in recognition of his or her service to the community and environmental efforts, will be awarded during the Aquarium’s International Children’s Day Festival on April 6.

Aquarium to Stream Lecture Live Online

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March 5, 2012

Aquarium to Stream Lecture Live Online

Viewers will be able to see and hear discussions, screen a film, and submit questions for the speakers via Twitter.

Aquarium of the Pacific Holds Styrofoam Drive to Turn Trash Into Surfboards

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December 21, 2011

Aquarium of the Pacific Holds Styrofoam Drive to Turn Trash Into Surfboards

The Aquarium is holding a post-holiday polystyrene foam collection drive in partnership with Sustainable Surf. The foam will be recycled into new eco-friendly surfboards.

Aquarium’s Freeze Flash Mob Sends Creative Climate Change Message

The Big Freeze

May 27, 2011

Aquarium’s Freeze Flash Mob Sends Creative Climate Change Message

An unusual incident in the Great Hall last Wednesday, May 25, was actually a pre-planned event meant to communicate an urgent message about climate change in a way that would grab attention and surprise Aquarium visitors.

Aquarium of the Pacific’s Trashin Fashion Contest

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March 9, 2011

Aquarium of the Pacific’s Trashin Fashion Contest

March 9, 2011—The Aquarium of the Pacific will be hosting its first Trashin Fashion Show and Contest during its annual Urban Ocean Festival on June 18 and 19, 2011. A $500 cash prize will be awarded to the most creative eco-friendly design. The top 10 designs will be modeled and the winner announced on Saturday, June 18. All designs must be made of recycled materials. The goal of the contest is draw awareness to issues of pollution and creating a sustainable relationship with our urban ocean.

Aquarium of the Pacific to host One-Mile Kids Fun Run

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August 5, 2010

Aquarium of the Pacific to host One-Mile Kids Fun Run

LONG BEACH, CA – As part of a major emphasis on improving youth health and fitness as well as helping to counter the major childhood obesity epidemic, the nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific has joined forces with RUN Racing and the Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon. Together they will host a free one-mile Kids Fun Run on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 9 a.m.

Win a 2010 Honda Insight Hybrid (or $15,000 cash)!

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June 4, 2009

Win a 2010 Honda Insight Hybrid (or $15,000 cash)!

Memorial Day weekend marked the kick off of the sixth annual Honda Raffle. You’ll be supporting the Aquarium’s conservation and education mission with every raffle ticket you purchase.

Free Dance Class for Children with Disabilities

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May 1, 2009

Free Dance Class for Children with Disabilities

May 2009—Bethune Theatredanse is presenting a free dance class for children with disabilities in the Aquarium’s Watershed Classroom.

10th Anniversary Scholars

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August 4, 2008

10th Anniversary Scholars

August 4, 2008 - Long Beach, CA —In celebration of the Aquarium’s 10th anniversary, THE AQUARIUM will honor LONG BEACH students in the community who have shown outstanding efforts in the areas of science, environment, ocean science/marine biology, promoting cultural diversity, and exceptional community service.

Aquarium of the Pacific Launches American Niño Contest

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April 5, 2007

Aquarium of the Pacific Launches American Niño Contest

The Aquarium of the Pacific is looking for talented kids to compete in its first-ever American Niño contest, where the judges are really animals. Sharky the Shark, Summer the Sea Otter, and Lori the Lorikeet bird will decide who will be the first American Niño. To participate in this contest, parents are invited to submit a video (either DVD or VHS) that showcases their child’s extraordinary talent whether in singing, dancing, or playing a musical instrument—the sky’s the limit.