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Links to Land of the Blue Sky: How Mongolia’s Conservation Efforts Can Inform Ocean Conservation

September 19, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Land of the Blue Sky: How Mongolia’s Conservation Efforts Can Inform Ocean Conservation

Chris Corpus

Aquarium filmmaker Chris Corpus will share stories from his studies with endangered species in the Mongolian steppe, including wild cats and wild horses, and discuss what Mongolian conservation efforts can reveal about ocean conservation.

Links to Shark Lagoon Nights

September 20, 2019 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.

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Links to Moompetam: Native American Festival

September 21, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Moompetam: Native American Festival

In celebration of local Native American cultures, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its fifteenth annual Moompetam Festival.

This weekend celebration will feature traditional cultural crafts, storytelling, educational programs, live demonstrations, and more.

Links to Parent and Me: Sharks

September 21, 2019 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Parent and Me: Sharks

Learn Together as a Family

Learn all about this fascinating, toothy predator!

Links to Moompetam: Native American Festival

September 22, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Moompetam: Native American Festival

In celebration of local Native American cultures, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its fifteenth annual Moompetam Festival.

This weekend celebration will feature traditional cultural crafts, storytelling, educational programs, live demonstrations, and more.

Links to Underwater Drones to Discover the Unknowns

September 24, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Underwater Drones to Discover the Unknowns

Yi Chao

Seatrec founder and CEO Dr. Yi Chao will discuss a new clean power generation technology that can convert temperature differences in the ocean into electricity.

Links to Night Dive

September 27, 2019 7:30 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.

Links to Baja Splash Cultural Festival

September 28, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Baja Splash Cultural Festival

Celebrate Latino Heritage Month

In celebration of National Latino Heritage Month, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its eighteenth annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival.

Links to Junior Biologist: Marine Mammals

September 28, 2019 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.

Links to Baja Splash Cultural Festival

September 29, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Baja Splash Cultural Festival

Celebrate Latino Heritage Month

In celebration of National Latino Heritage Month, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its eighteenth annual Baja Splash Cultural Festival.

Links to Aquatic Academy

October 2, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Longevity: Changing the Narrative

People are living longer, healthier, more fulfilling lives. Learn the secrets and how to afford them from four outstanding scholars.

Links to Shark Lagoon Nights

October 4, 2019 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.

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Links to Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA

October 5, 2019 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

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.

Links to Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian

October 5, 2019 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.

Links to Southeast Asia Day

October 5, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Southeast Asia Day

The Aquarium of the Pacific will celebrate its annual Southeast Asia Day.

The festival’s program will highlight the beauty and diversity of the cultures of Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, and Indonesia.

Links to Los Cerritos Wetlands Habitat Restoration

October 5, 2019 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.

The Aquarium of the Pacific is working together with the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority to help restore a local wetland in Long Beach.

Links to Photographers Night

October 6, 2019 5:30 PM—10:00 PM

Photographers Night

Join us for a special night of photography at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Take the photos you have always wanted, borrow equipment, and avoid the crowds.

Links to Seniors Day

October 7, 2019 8:30 AM—1:30 PM

Seniors Day

A special day for seniors

The Aquarium of the Pacific will open its doors for free to seniors ages 50 and above on this special day.

Links to Coping with Sea Level Rise With a Focus on Long Beach’s Peninsula and Belmont Shore

October 7, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Coping with Sea Level Rise With a Focus on Long Beach’s Peninsula and Belmont Shore

Co-sponsored by: Aquarium of the Pacific & The Nature Conservancy

Hear from California Scientists and French Experts.

Links to The Scientific Attitude

October 8, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Scientific Attitude

Lee McIntyre

Lee McIntyre will discuss his concept of the scientific attitude, which includes openness to new ideas, but skepticism until those ideas have been tested against the evidence. He will also sign copies of his book, The Scientific Attitude.

Links to Aquatic Academy

October 10, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Longevity: Changing the Narrative

People are living longer, healthier, more fulfilling lives. Learn the secrets and how to afford them from four outstanding scholars.

Links to Shark Lagoon Nights

October 11, 2019 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.

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Links to Aquarium of the Pacific 5K Run/Walk

October 12, 2019 7:00 AM—9:00 AM

Aquarium of the Pacific 5K Run/Walk

Long Beach Marathon Events

The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach is hosting its fifth annual 5K Run/Walk.

Links to Aquarium Kids Fun Run

October 12, 2019 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Aquarium Kids Fun Run

Up to 2,000 kids ages five to twelve can race in the Aquarium of the Pacific Kids Fun Run.

Participants will receive a commemorative marine animal medal, a finisher certificate, and free Aquarium admission.

Links to Junior Biologist: Birds and Reptiles

October 12, 2019 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.

Links to Aquatic Academy

October 17, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Longevity: Changing the Narrative

People are living longer, healthier, more fulfilling lives. Learn the secrets and how to afford them from four outstanding scholars.

Links to Shark Lagoon Nights

October 18, 2019 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.

Join us on Free Friday evenings when Shark Lagoon will be open until 9:00 p.m.

Links to Parent and Me: Otters

October 19, 2019 10:00 AM—11:30 AM

Parent and Me: Otters

Learn Together as a Family

Parent and Me classes allow adults and children to learn together through play, movement, and exploration.

Links to Sea Fare

October 19, 2019 7:00 PM—11:00 PM

Sea Fare

Join us on a culinary journey benefiting the Aquarium of the Pacific at our sixteenth annual Sea Fare fundraiser.

Thank you for joining us on a culinary journey at our Sea Fare Fundraiser. We hope to see you on October 19, 2019 for our 16th annual Sea Fare!

Links to Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian

October 20, 2019 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.

Links to Aquatic Academy

October 24, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Longevity: Changing the Narrative

People are living longer, healthier, more fulfilling lives. Learn the secrets and how to afford them from four outstanding scholars.

Links to Scarium of the Pacific

October 26, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Scarium of the Pacific

Spooktacular Halloween Fun for the Whole Family

Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at Scarium of the Pacific—a spooktacular educational Halloween event for the whole family.

Links to Junior Biologist: Invertebrates

October 26, 2019 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.

Links to Scarium of the Pacific

October 27, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Scarium of the Pacific

Spooktacular Halloween Fun for the Whole Family

Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at Scarium of the Pacific—a spooktacular educational Halloween event for the whole family.

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