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Member Night: Exploring the Deep Sea

When: Friday, April 17
7–9 p.m.

Our partners at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute are using the deep waters of the Monterey Canyon as their laboratory—find out how tools such as underwater robots and other groundbreaking technologies are transforming our understanding of the amazing and bizarre creatures that calls the deep sea home. Take part in special deep-sea programs or explore our exhibits during quieter hours when we're open just for members and guests. Member Nights are free for members and guest cards are honored. Registration is not required. Please enter through the Main Entrance.

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An Afternoon at The Hess Collection

When: Saturday, April 25
1–4 p.m.

Fee & reservations required

Cooking for Solutions is hitting the road! Join us in Napa Valley for a special day at The Hess Collection with its executive chef, Chad Hendrickson, and sustainable winemaking team, plus many other guest chefs. This unique food and wine event—served in the winery's world-class contemporary art museum—features ingredients grown on the vineyard and tastings of the winery's exclusive small lot releases.
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Día del Niño

When: Sunday, April 26
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Celebrate children and families at our annual Día del Niño event on Sunday, April 26. Enjoy live Latin music performances, crafts, special bilingual programming and more. Free with Aquarium admission!
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Cooking for Solutions World Oceans Day Weekend

When: June 6–7 (Sat.–Sun.)
10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Event times vary; Fee & reservations required

Discover delicious ways to live an ocean-friendly lifestyle at our first Cooking for Solutions Celebration Weekend honoring World Oceans Day! Join us for two days of culinary experiences and explore how your everyday food choices can help the health of the oceans. There will be daytime activities at the Aquarium plus many more ticketed events, like The Party and Food & Wine Adventures, on site and throughout Monterey Bay for Aquarium members and the general public. Learn more