World Oceans Day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium & Giveaway



On June 4 and 5 the Monterey Bay Aquarium is hosting a two-day celebration of the amazing ecosystem that covers 70 percent of our planet and sustains all life on Earth- our ocean! Adults and kids alike will learn what they can do to keep our oceans healthy. There will be weekend activities including live musical performances, plus crafts for kids sponsored by Lonely Whale Foundation.

Plus on Saturday there will be a special presentation of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Paul Walker Ocean Leadership Awards. In honor Paul’s memory and his commitment to ocean conservation the aquarium recognizes individuals who use their public stature to support ocean causes and philanthropic ventures. This year’s honorees are:

Adrian Grenier recipient of the Paul Walker Ocean Leadership Award


Actor, filmmaker, environmentalist and co-founder of the ocean preservation and education organization, Lonely Whale Foundation.

Meg Kikkeri recipient of the Paul Walker Ocean Leadership Youth Award


An accomplished ocean advocate and Teen Conservation Leader alumnus who is pursuing a degree in environmental science and policy with a minor in marine sciences at Smith College in Massachusetts.

What: World Ocean Day Celebration

Date: June 4–5 (Sat.–Sun.)

Time: 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m. general public; 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Aquarium members

Included with Aquarium admission


If you can’t make it to the Monterey Bay Aquarium this weekend be sure to enter Modern Latina’s World Ocean’s Day giveaway for the month of June. You will have a chance to win an eco-friendly bag and reusable water bottle from Monterey Bay Aquarium, along with 2 adult general admission tickets. There are four prizes available for this giveaway. The giveaway begins June 4, 2016 through June 30, 2016 12:00 AM PST.

How To Enter:

You can enter up to four times per person via different entry methods mentioned above. This giveaway will end June 30, 2016 at 12:00 am PST. The approximate retail value of the prize is $89.00. The winner will be drawn using Once winner has confirmed prize, the winner will be announced on Facebook. All entrants must be at least 18 years old and a US resident. Prize fulfillment will take 6-8 weeks.

Note: All images courtesy of Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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