Aquarium of the Pacific

featured graphic for the Aquarium of the Pacific. Photo of endangered white abalone by Oriana Poindexter.

During the Aquarium of the Pacific First Wednesdays event on December 1, you can explore the world of the endangered white abalone and get the latest update on efforts to help save their populations off the California coast. The event will feature a presentation by Dr. Melissa Neuman of NOAA …continue reading

featured graphic for the Aquarium of the Pacific. Photo of endangered white abalone by Oriana Poindexter.

During the Aquarium of the Pacific First Wednesdays event on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. PT, you can explore the world of the endangered white abalone and get the latest update on efforts to help save their populations off the California coast. The event will feature …continue reading

featured graphic for Scarium at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Photo of seal with pumpkin by Robin Riggs.

Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s twenty-second annual Scarium of the Pacific—a spooktacular educational Halloween event for the whole family. During this event, the Aquarium will host Halloween-themed programs, like the annual children’s costume contest, magic shows, and storytelling. You can even pick …continue reading

featured graphic for Scarium at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Photo of seal with pumpkin by Robin Riggs.

Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s twenty-second annual Scarium of the Pacific—a spooktacular educational Halloween event for the whole family. During this event, the Aquarium will host Halloween-themed programs, like the annual children’s costume contest, magic shows, and storytelling. You can even pick …continue reading

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The Aquarium of the Pacific is now accepting applications for its African American Scholar program, which is now in its second year. The program awards funds to support African American students who demonstrate a commitment to studies related to careers in the aquarium field, including ocean education, animal husbandry, water …continue reading

featured graphic for Scarium at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Photo of seal with pumpkin by Robin Riggs.

Discover the creatures lurking in the depths at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s twenty-second annual Scarium of the Pacific—a spooktacular educational Halloween event for the whole family. During this event, the Aquarium will host Halloween-themed programs, like the annual children’s costume contest, magic shows, and storytelling. You can even pick …continue reading

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will host its seventeenth annual Moompetam American Indian Festival on Saturday and Sunday, September 18-19, 2021 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. This event celebrates indigenous maritime cultures in California and includes traditional music, dance, storytelling, and cultural craft demonstrations. The tribes participating include the …continue reading

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021 First Wednesdays Lecture with Environmental Writer Emma Marris 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. As society has taken a more progressive stance toward animal welfare over recent decades, many people are questioning the purpose of zoos and aquariums. In an op-ed published in the New York Times in June, …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for May 2021 include a fatal pedestrian accident, COVID-19 vaccinations, and clemency from Gov. Newsom. The Top Ten Stories for May 2021 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of May 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): …continue reading