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.
Get into the spirit of the season at Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium with a “fintastic” Halloween and Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration. The Aquarium, beach level at the Santa Monica Pier, has spooky, family friendly activities planned both days.
Mike Brune, Executive Director of Sierra Club and Ruskin Hartley, CEO of Heal the Bay, will discuss the impact of John Muir's vision for modern environmentalism. How has the movement evolved? Who is leading the charge in the 21st century?
John Muir (1838-1914) founded Sierra Club in 1892 and is recipient of this year's Green Prize for Sustainable Literature Pioneer Award.
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.