Fishing for a unique way to express your affection this Valentine's Day? Submerge your special someone in a sea of love with these gifts from Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.
GREEN FLASH SEASIDE CONCERT SERIES
Special Deal: 20% Off Season Pass
Soak up a season pass to the five-show Green Flash Seaside Concert Series this summer at Birch Aquarium at Scripps for just $60 per person, a 20 percent discount off the regular price. Experience live music, stunning ocean views, fantastic food and specialty beers and wines. Local Americana music queen Eve Selis and San Diego favorite Steve Poltz will perform, and the full concert line-up on the aquarium's outdoor Tide Pool Plaza will be announced this spring. Offer ends Feb. 14. To purchase, call Birch Aquarium at Scripps at 858-534-4109.
Save the Dates: Wednesdays - May 20, June 17, July 15, Aug. 19 and Sept. 16
6- 9 p.m., ages 21 and over
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With Adoption, Save 20% at the Aquarium Bookshop
Adopt a clownfish or blue tang!
Is "Finding Nemo" your sweetie's favorite movie? Does your significant other love sharks? Join the Birch Aquarium at Scripps family and support ocean conservation by sponsoring your favorite ocean animal through the Adopt-A-Fish program. Diverse species include clownfish, sharks and seahorses. Levels start at $50. Gift givers also receive a 20 percent discount at the aquarium bookshop, walk-in and phone-in orders only.
EXPERIENCE THE ROMANCE OF THE OCEAN
Gift Certificates Available for Springtime Grunion Runs
Plan ahead for an unforgettable night of ocean romance by witnessing the remarkable Grunion Run with Birch Aquarium at Scripps naturalists. Gift certificates are available now for this passionate moonlight program, which begins in late March. On certain spring nights following high tides, hundreds of the small, silvery fish ride the waves onto the sandy shore for an amazing mating ritual.
Experience the remarkable Grunion Run!
Grunion Run - Save the Dates:
· March 28, 10:30 p.m.-12:20 a.m.
· April 10, 9:30-11:30 p.m.
· April 11, 10 p.m.-12 a.m.
· May 9, 9-11 p.m.
· May 25, 9:30-11:30 p.m.
· June 8, 9:30-11:30 p.m.
To purchase a gift certificate, call 858-534-7336.
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GIVE THE GIFT OF MEMBERSHIP
Enjoy Birch Aquarium at Scripps All Year Long
Celebrate your love affair with the sea for an entire year with the gift of a dual aquarium membership. For $68, you and your sweetie receive unlimited aquarium admission, four guest passes, a 10 percent discount to the Splash Café and aquarium bookshop, invitations to special members-only events and more! Your membership provides vital support for the aquarium's interactive exhibits and dynamic public programs.
Join online today or call 858-534-5771.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, is one of the oldest, largest, and most important centers for global science research and education in the world. Now in its second century of discovery, the scientific scope of the institution has grown to include biological, physical, chemical, geological, geophysical, and atmospheric studies of the earth as a system. Hundreds of research programs covering a wide range of scientific areas are under way today on every continent and in every ocean. The institution has a staff of more than 1,400 and annual expenditures of approximately $195 million from federal, state, and private sources. Scripps operates oceanographic research vessels recognized worldwide for their outstanding capabilities. Equipped with innovative instruments for ocean exploration, these ships constitute mobile laboratories and observatories that serve students and researchers from institutions throughout the world. Birch Aquarium at Scripps serves as the interpretive center of the institution and showcases Scripps research and a diverse array of marine life through exhibits and programming for more than 430,000 visitors each year. Learn more at scripps.ucsd.edu and follow us at Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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