Earth Month Celebration at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium- Santa Monica
Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is celebrating Earth Month with a weekend-long festival April 16th and 17th with presentations and activities for all ages, and an offer of free admission to everyone who first cleans the beach. The marine education center at 1600 Ocean Front Walk will be open from 11:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. both days for its Earth Month festivities. Beach cleanups will be ongoing both days between 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Meet in front of the Aquarium to receive suppllies and a safety talk prior to cleaning the beach. Heal the Bay’s Earth Day events, including the Aquarium’s weekend celebration, are sponsored by the SoCal Honda Dealers.
Inside the Aquarium, face painting, story times, scavenger hunts, crafts and projects for children as well as displays, films, presentations and activities focusing on shark conservation give all visitors opportunities for further education and involvement. Naturalists will staff a wildlife observation station at the west end of the Pier. Visit www.healthebay.org/smpa or call 310-393-6149 for more information.
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