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FRIENDS Members Only Grunion Run
FRIENDS of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is hosting a Members-Only Grunion Run! This is a FREE event for FCMA members, community sponsors, corporate sponsors and employee families of corporate sponsors.

The Aquarium will open at 8pm. The auditorium program begins at 9pm, followed by a guided observation at the beach. Watch silvery fish come up on the beach to spawn and learn about the interesting mating rituals of this curious fish.

Click here to reserve tickets before the event!

8pm - Aquarium Open
9pm - Auditorium Program
10:55pm - On the beach

*The CMA Gift Shop will be open late for guests.

• Sunday, April 19, 2015 • 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM


Grand Grunion Gala 2015
The Grand Grunion Gala offers unique items at the silent and live auctions, delicious food and wine and a lively spirit of support for the Aquarium. Join us for an elegant and fun evening at our annual black-tie optional fundraiser.

This year's honorees are: LA City Councilman Joe Buscaino, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Leadership Award; and the American Cetacean Society, John M. Olguin Marine Environment Award.

Purchase your ticket today! Please call 310-548-7562 for more information.

• Saturday, April 25, 2015 • 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 11, 2015 • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM