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Event Calendar

2019

Upcoming Events

Pacific Seas Aquarium Community Celebration
APR 1 - 30   9:30am - 4:00pm

Arts, animals and community - all month long!
Free with admission. April 1-30

Ocean Voices: Lightning Talks
APR 2   7:00pm - 9:00pm

Local speakers; ocean issues; fast pace.
Alma Mater, 1322 Fawcett Ave. Free. 21+. Apr. 2

Art Fridays: Kait Rhoads
APR 5   9:30am - 4:00pm

Glass jellies and community.
Free with admission. April 5

Weekend Wonders: Lelavision
APR 6 - 7   10:00am - 3:00pm

Music, sculpture, imagination.
Free with admission. April 6-7.

Garden Tour: Deserts & Baja
APR 7   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. April 7

Ocean Voices: Our Ocean and You
APR 9   7:00pm - 9:00pm

Inspiring stories. Breathtaking images.
Phillip Hall, UWT, 1918 Pacific Ave. Free. April 9

Storytelling: Ben Clanton
APR 11   11:00am - 12:00pm

Meet Narwhal, Jelly and author Ben Clanton.
Free with admission. April 11

Art+Sci Salon: Gordon Huether
APR 11   6:00pm - 8:00pm

Meet the artist, hear the science.
Free at University of Puget Sound. April 11

Art Fridays: Gordon Huether
APR 12   9:30am - 5:00pm

Meet the artist of "Shimmer" and "Shoal."
Free with admission. April 12

Weekend Wonders: Sisbro
APR 13 - 14   10:00am - 3:00pm

Meet underwater filmmaker siblings.
Free with admission. April 13-14

Welcome - enjoy our zoo!
Free today for seniors and those with disabilities.

Ocean Voices: Sharkwater Extinction
APR 16   7:00pm - 9:00pm

Saving sharks from finning: Film + Q&A.
The Grand Cinema, 606 Fawcett Ave. Free. Apr. 16

Art Fridays: Maria Jost
APR 19   9:30am - 4:00pm

Meet the artist behind the mural.
Free with admission. April 19

Weekend Wonders: Behind-the-Scenes Tours
APR 20   10:00am - 3:45pm

Go behind the scenes at the aquarium.
Free with admission. April 20

Ocean Voices: Uncovering Ocean Mysteries
APR 23   7:00pm - 9:00pm

Sharks, turtles, scientists and more.
Phillip Hall, UWT, 1918 Pacific Ave. Free. Apr. 23

Art Weekend: Turtle Wave
APR 26 - 28   9:30am - 4:00pm

Community art to save the ocean.
Free with admission. April 26-28

Ocean Voices: Ocean Heroes
APR 30   7:00pm - 9:00pm

Local heroes, local issues. Get inspired.
Phillip Hall, UWT, 1918 Pacific Ave. Free. Apr. 30

Wild Wonders & Budgies Opening
MAY 4 - 5   9:30am - 5:00pm

Budgies and a live animal show. Perfect!
Opening May 4-5.

Garden Tour: Living Fossils
MAY 5   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. May 5

Zoo Society Luncheon
MAY 7   11:30am - 1:00pm

Connect. Inspire. Act.
Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St., Tacoma. Donations encouraged.

Half-Price Moms’ Day
MAY 11   9:30am - 5:00pm

Moms get half-price general admission.
All day May 11.

Welcome - enjoy our zoo!
Free today for seniors and those with disabilities.

World Ocean Weekend
JUN 1 - 2   9:30am - 5:00pm

Sharks, fish and everything ocean.
Free with admission. June 1-2

Garden Tour: Backyard Pollinators
JUN 2   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. June 2.

Explore the Shore
JUN 5   12:15pm - 1:45pm

Discover the world of low tide.
Owen Beach, Point Defiance Park. Free.

Half-Price Dads’ Day
JUN 16   9:30am - 5:00pm

Bring Dad for half-off general admission.
Father's Day, June 16

Explore the Shore
JUN 17   11:00am - 12:30pm

Discover the world of low tide.
Owen Beach, Point Defiance Park. Free.

Welcome - enjoy our zoo!
Free today for seniors and those with disabilities.

Explore the Shore
JUL 3   11:15am - 12:45pm

Discover the world of low tide.
Owen Beach, Point Defiance Park. Free.

Garden Tour: Plants Gone Wild
JUL 7   10:00am - 11:00am

Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist.
Free with admission. July 7

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