PROJECT AWARE CORAL CONSERVATION COURSE
If you’re a water enthusiast and interested in diving, this course is for you! It will be on Saturday, July 15, at 6:30 p.m. You will learn: why coral reefs are so important, why many coral reefs are in serious trouble, what you can do to prevent further decline, and how Project AWARE unites divers and water enthusiast to make a difference. All participants will receive a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Coral Reef Conservation Society Specialty Certification as part of the course. For tickets and more information, click here.
WOMENS DIVE DAY
Come meet a scuba diver as we celebrate Women’s Dive Day! Join us at 11:00 a.m. on July 15 in front of the Shark Exhibit to talk to one of our divers while they are underwater in the shark tank during our Shark Presentation. Throughout the day we will also have scuba diver encounters, where you can see and ask questions to our divers about their equipment, diving, animals, and learn what it is like to be a diver here at the Aquarium. This event is included with Aquarium admission.
SEA MELODIES: DOUGLAS MORTON LIVE
Internationally renowned musician and sound designer, Douglas Morton, will perform live at the Aquarium in front of the Ocean Explorer Shark Exhibit from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 15. This is the first of three performances scheduled at the Aquarium this summer. Morton will not only play his signature immersive arrangements, but he’ll compose new soundtracks for several galleries, drawing melodic inspiration from the animals’ movement. Guests are encouraged to interact with Morton and ask questions as he performs. Morton’s compositions and virtual instrument design have been heard around the globe on countless albums and television shows, in feature films, and are also found in the underwater worlds of both Loveland Living Planet and Monterey Bay Aquariums.
It wouldn’t be summer without Shark Week! Visit the Aquarium between July 23 – 29 and learn all about the ocean’s most captivating predators. Come face-to-face with five different shark species, watch a live shark feeding, or attend a myth-busting dive talk centered around these incredible creatures. Are sharks really the deadly predator they’re made out to be? Find out that and much more during Shark Week at the Aquarium!
SIPS UNDER THE SEA
Enjoy an all-new way to experience the Aquarium without the crowds! An upscale event exclusively for adults 21 and over on Friday August 4 from 7-11 p.m. This inaugural Sips Under the Sea event features a chocolate tasting menu expertly paired with beer, wine, and cheese. Stroll through the galleries at your own pace while enjoying passed hors d’oeuvres, imbibing your favorite cocktail, beer, or non-alcoholic beverage, and mingling with other guests. Specialty drinks beyond the tasting menu are also available for purchase. A perfect date night or a get-together with friends. Click here for more info.
Yoga Instructor Amanda Jones will be teaching an all-level Vinyasa (flow) class that moves at a quick pace. Paired with the comforting humidity in the Journey to South America gallery, it creates a cleansing, rejuvenating experience. The surrounding free-flying birds and large waterfall add to the ambiance.
Rainforest Yoga is on the 3rd Saturday of every other month.
40 spaces are available.
The Aquarium partners with HawkWatch International to bring you new experiences to Explore, Discover, and Learn. HawkWatch International tracks and studies migrating raptors. Raptors have three specialized adaptions including exceptional vision, sharp talons, and a hooked upper bill. Worldwide, there are about 450 species of raptors. In North America, there are 54 species. Come and meet Raptors up close!
At 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month.
THIS EVENT IS FREE WITH ADMISSION OR A MEMBERSHIP