Vancouver Aquarium Set For “After Hours” Event Highlighting The Arctic, Jan. 21

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Vancouver, BC | Chill out at the next adults-only After Hours at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre. The first After Hours of 2016 will highlight Canada’s Arctic, which is undergoing change faster than any other region in the world. Come and learn first-hand about the Vancouver Aquarium’s Arctic research initiatives and the unique lives of animals that thrive in the cold.

Enjoy a cool night out and grab a beer or glass of wine while enjoying access to all our galleries and discover the enchantment of the Vancouver Aquarium after dark. Guests can explore on their own and then learn more through a number of Arctic-themed programs including:

· Caring for Belugas programs
· Interactive touch tables highlighting Arctic elements
· Presentation on Northern research
· Screening of the BBC’s film Frozen Seas: The 4-D Experience

Where: Vancouver Aquarium

When: January 21, 2016 | 6 – 10pm

What: Adults-only access to the Aquarium, including the Wet Lab, all galleries and the 4-D theatre. Food, wine and beer will be available for purchase at the café. Tickets are available online at vanaqua.org/afterhours. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets early as After Hours events sell out quickly. Tickets for members are $21 and non-members are $29.

* After Hours is a 19+ event. Photo ID required for entry. No tickets available for purchase at the door. All ticket sales are final. Membership cards will be required for member priced ticket holders.

Details

Telephone: 604-659-3492
Email: oceanwise@vanaqua.org
Web: www.oceanwise.ca | Twitter | Facebook
Aquaquest Reception | PO Box 3232 | Vancouver, BC V6B 3X8

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About Ocean Wise™

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Overfishing is the biggest threat facing our oceans today. The Ocean Wise symbol next to a menu or seafood item is the Vancouver Aquarium’s assurance of an ocean-friendly seafood choice. Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program makes it easy for consumers to make sustainable seafood choices that ensure the health of our oceans for generations to come.

The Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program works directly with restaurants, markets, food services and suppliers to ensure they have the most current scientific information regarding sustainable seafood and to help them make ocean-friendly buying decisions. The options are highlighted on their menus and display cases with the Ocean Wise symbol, making it easier for consumers to make ocean-friendly seafood choices.

In addition to its website, Ocean Wise also makes available an iPhone application—an easy-to-use app that provides consumers with Ocean Wise restaurants, markets and supplier venues from coast to coast, and a comprehensive list of ocean-friendly seafood options. The Ocean Wise iPhone app is continuously updated with ocean-friendly seafood options and Ocean Wise partners spanning Victoria to Halifax.

Learn more at www.oceanwise.ca.

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