The Aquarium of the Pacific is celebrating their 18th annual Autumn Festival November 16th and 17th. Enjoy the richness of Asian arts, food, and cultures of Japan, China, Korea, and the Philippines. Immerse yourself in a weekend of diverse learning opportunities and family entertainment, including taiko drumming, acrobats and lion dancers, martial arts demonstrations, origami demonstrations, and much more. Guests of all ages will enjoy cultural storytelling and an array of children’s crafts. Artisans will feature traditional wares for purchase.
Heritage Award: Wendy Fujihara Anderson
Award Ceremony is on Saturday, November 16 at 1:40 p.m.
Wendy Fujihara Anderson is being honored by the Aquarium for her many years of leadership and volunteer work in the community. To draw awareness to Japanese American internment during World War II, she produced Camp Stories, Six Weddings & a Dress, and Fred Korematsu Day. Serving for 14 years as a volunteer community mediator for the Los Angeles Bar Association, Anderson is credited for resolving the first court-requested mediation from the Los Angeles Superior Court. She served 10 years as board president for East West Players and as a board member for the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, International Special Events Society, Women’s Transportation Seminar, and the California Association of Temporary Services. She is currently an active member of the Pasadena Rotary. She has co-produced the Aquarium’s Autumn Festival since its inception and was the founder of the Cherry Blossom Festival SoCal.
About Aquarium of the Pacific:
The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach California is home to more than 11,000 animals. Touch coral sculptures in the art gallery, interact with a virtual waterfall in the orientation gallery, experience the multisensory show in the immersive Honda Pacific Visions Theater, and explore pathways to alternative futures in the culmination gallery, which features high-tech interactive exhibits and live animals. Guests can also delve into the Aquarium’s three main galleries highlighting the waters of Southern California and Baja, the Northern Pacific, and the Tropical Pacific to meet animals such as sea otters, sea lions, and seals. Also, visit outdoor exhibits, including the interactive Shark Lagoon, Moon Jelly Touch Lab, and June Keyes Penguin Habitat. The Blue Whale Coffee Cart will be open for guests to purchase snacks, light dinners, and drinks; Pacific Collections will also be open for late night shoppers.
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
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