Ever wonder what it is like to tickle a tiger shark on the nose, dance with a bull shark, or swim with a great white shark outside of a cage? Join Julie Andersen, founder of Shark Angels, on Sunday, August 4, to hear her amazing stories, see incredible images and footage and learn things you’ll never believe about an animal many of us fear.
Join us for Blue Green, an Earth Month event! After giving the beach a clean sweep at Heal the Bay's Nothin' But Sand Cleanup on the north side of the Pier, spend time on the Pier deck in the Central Plaza to peruse the Green Market, a village style expo of local green concerns.
The Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is celebrating its 10-year anniversary! Heal the Bay took over the former UCLA Ocean Discovery Center on March 1, 2003. Join Aquarium staff and volunteers (and of course all the exhibited marine life) for a three-day birthday celebration, beginning with a cake and ice cream party during public hours on Friday, March 1, at 3:00 p.m.
Join Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium for its annual Underwater Parks Day, celebrating Marine Protected Areas (known as MPAs) in Southern California. The event will feature activities and presentations about the newly designated areas and the marine life they safeguard.