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CMA Gift Shop Holiday Preview
Get a head start on your holiday shopping at the 6th Annual Holiday Preview. At least twelve aquatic-themed Christmas trees will be trimmed to delight all ages. There will also be an assortment of Hanukkah ornaments and much, much more!

Your gift purchases are also a gift to the Aquarium as the CMA Gift Shop is operated by the FRIENDS of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. Proceeds benefit CMA educational programs.

• Saturday, November 01, 2014 - Sunday, November 02, 2014 • 10:30 AM - 5:15 PM


Malaga Bank Community Friday
FRIENDS of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium was picked as the non-profit for Malaga Bank's Community Friday!

Malaga Bank employees devote the last Friday of every quarter to raising funds for a local, community based non-profit. On Community Friday, Malaga Employees who donate to the honored non-profit are allowed to show their support by wearing jeans to work!

In addition, Malaga Bank matches funds collected by employees up to $1,000! Community members are encouraged to stop in and make a donation and help employees surpass the $1,000 goal.

So please stop by a Malaga Bank branch on Friday, September 26 and show your support. Make a donation and also thank all the employees wearing jeans!

• Friday, September 26, 2014 • 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Sustainable Seafood Expo
Learn how the​ fish in your dish should be caught or farmed and how YOU can lessen the impact on the marine environment by making savvy seafood choices.

Information Booths Cooking Demonstrations
Seafood Sampling Wines and Craft Beers

Visit the Sustainable Seafood Expo website for more information.

• Sunday, October 12, 2014 • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM