Tuesday, March 24, 2015

WIN TICKETS! Estrellas de Noches at the Aquarium of the Pacific | @AquariumPacific #Giveaway

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific
Latin music and food in a family fun night?  Yes, PLEASE!

The Aquarium of the Pacific is holding a Latin Themed, Noches de Estrellas(Night of the Stars) evening with live bands, DJ's, underwater dive shows, scavenger hunt with prizes, kids crafts and so much more!  Did I mention the event is FREE to Aquarium members?  

Price is only $14.95 unless you are under 3, which is free.

Party with the Sea Stars on Friday, March 27, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

The Aquarium will remain open past normal operating hours so guests can dance to the sounds of cumbia, salsa, rock en Español, ska, and more with the live bands Sonsoles and Raskahuele and DJ Quinto Sol. The Noche de Estrellas (Night of the Stars) event will feature Aztec dance with Danza Azteca Cultural Ketzaliztli, children’s crafts with the Museum of Latin American art, and bilingual educational programs, including an underwater SCUBA diving show, scavenger hunt with prizes, ocean-related activities, drought education with Mujeres de La Tierra, Earth science with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), and more—all offered in both English and Spanish. Mexican cuisine, beers, wine, cocktails, and refreshments will also be available for guests to purchase. In addition to being immersed in Latin culture, guests can journey through the Pacific Ocean to meet over 11,000 animals at the Aquarium, including penguin chicks and animals they can touch from sharks and rays to sea jellies and horseshoe crabs.

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific

Please note: The Lorikeet Forest aviary closes at 4:30 p.m. 

People can enjoy the ambiance of the Aquarium at night and this all-ages event for the discounted price of $14.95 per person.

WHEN: Friday, March 27, 2015, 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

WHERE: Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

COST: $14.95 per person and free for Aquarium members and kids under age three. Includes event and Aquarium admission (food and drinks sold separately)

AGES: All ages (21+ with valid I.D. to purchase alcohol)

INFO: 562-590-3100 or http://www.aquariumofpacific.org/events/info/noche_de_estrellas/ (Spanish: www.aquariumofpacific.org/español)

Photo Credit:  Sonsoles

AQUARIUM: The Aquarium of the Pacific, a nonprofit institution, celebrates the Pacific Ocean and is dedicated to conserving nature and its resources by building interactions among people. Home to over 11,000 animals, the Aquarium features hands-on discovery labs, the Molina Animal Care Center, the Lorikeet Forest aviary, its interactive Shark Lagoon, the Ocean Science Center, the Wonders of the Deep gallery, the June Keyes Penguin Habitat, and new Discover the Wonder exhibits. Beyond its exhibits, the Aquarium offers educational programs for people of all ages from hands-on activities to lectures by leading scientists. It is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated and a place where important topics facing our planet and our ocean are explored by scientists, policy-makers, and stakeholders in the search for sustainable solutions

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