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Shark Week 2017
July 23, 2017 @ 12:00 am - July 29, 2017 @ 11:59 pm
Join us for a Sharktacular Week July 23-29 at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium! Learn all about these unique and critically important marine animals through shark artifact displays, shark-themed films, fun crafts and more. Feast on a little knowledge, and learn more about these misunderstood creatures as they chow down on their favorite meal during live shark feeding presentations. *
*Shark feedings begin at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 25, and every Sunday.
Sunday, July 23: Shark Week Kickoff!
A special Sunday Story Time with guest readers Jax Malcolm and Chloe Noelle at 3:00 p.m.
We’ll host our weekly Shark Feeding Presentation at 3:30 p.m.
Natural History Museum docents will visit to showcase shark artifacts and historical displays.
Tuesday, July 25:
Shark artifact displays, shark-themed films, crafts and our regular Feeding Day Program with a shark feeding presentation at 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 26:
Shark artifact displays, shark-themed films, crafts and Sand Crab Monitoring at 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 27:
Shark artifact displays, shark-themed films, crafts and MicroSafari all afternoon.
Friday, July 28:
Shark artifact displays, shark-themed films, crafts and regular Feeding Day Program – help feed the sea stars at 2:30 p.m. (no shark feeding)
Saturday, July 29:
At 1:30 p.m. guest speaker Apryl DeLancey will share her experiences of researching and diving with sharks around the world. She is the Founder/CEO of El Porto Shark, a Discovery Leader at Waterfront Education, and a resident researcher for Shark Angels.
Shark artifact displays, shark-themed films, crafts and shark-themed Saturday Story Time at 2:00 p.m.
Check out our citizen science, educational, training and volunteer opportunities happening this month around L.A. County with Heal the Bay and at the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium.