Join us for some story time fun! Help us celebrate Otter Week with a special story time with First 5 LA's Potter the Otter. Potter will be joining us during the Aquarium's regular 3:30pm story time to meet and greet Aquarium guests and pose for photographs. He will also be bringing some of his favorite books to give away to anyone who RSVPs. Please let us know if you plan to attend and how many adults and children you will be bringing.
Celebrate Halloween and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) all weekend long with family-friendly, spooky marine science activities. A glow-in-the-dark deep-sea laboratory, craft stations to create Dia de los Muertos masks, and face painting are just some of the features of this annual festival. All ghosts and goblins are invited to join a 3:00 PM parade on Sunday, Oct. 26th. “Fintastic” treats for all!
Join author and actress Jaclyn Friedlander as she reads from her newest book Friends with Fins: The Fish Capturing Pirate. We will also be showing the original Friends with Fins cartoon. Meet and greet with the author and book signing to follow.
join the conversation: Responding to climate change
You're invited to an open house and reception on June 24, 2014, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM in the evening. This will be an opportunity to speak with the planning team and participating partners about AdaptLA's response to climate change and its local impacts and what will be available for free as members of this regional coalition.
The Santa Monica Pier celebrates the water sports that have defined Southern California culture for generations with paddleboard and dory races, swim races and kids competitions on the beach. An expo on the Pier features surfboard making demonstrations, live music, Hula dancing, and a pop-up museum of surf culture with historic boards, photos and other artifacts. A portion of proceeds from the day's events benefits Heal the Bay and its Santa Monica Pier Aquarium.
Party with your fellow beach lovers at the Jonathan Beach Club
Come party with 1,000 of your fellow beach lovers at Heal the Bay's annual fundraising gala -- Bring Back the Beach -- to be held May 15, 2014 at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica. Always a fixture on L.A.'s social calendar, our spring event attracts leaders from Southern California's environmental, political, business and entertainment communities.