‘Party for the Planet’: Birch Aquarium in La Jolla celebrates Earth Day

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In honor of Earth Day, Birch Aquarium in La Jolla held the first of two “Party for the Planet” weekends April 22-23, in partnership with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

The family-friendly event is intended to highlight the ocean’s biodiversity and steps that can make a difference to the ocean’s well-being.

Activities include music, a children’s parade, crafts, information tables and more.

The next Party for the Planet is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30. The festivities are included in general admission to Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 2300 Expedition Way.

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— La Jolla Light staff