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Join the Aquarium of the Bay in 2017 for summer shark fun, including Shark Awareness Day on July 14 and Shark Week, July 22-30, with special Shark Talks, activities and more. Meet sharks such as seven-gills, leopard sharks and Pacific angel sharks "face-to-fin" while uncovering the mysteries of their majesty and role within the ecosystem. You can show off your love for sharks with your very own fin-tastic “I heart shark” pins.
Sample jaw-some activities going on at the Aquarium include:
Don’t miss the nightly Summer of Love light art extravaganza from sundown to midnight in Golden Gate Park. Bright colors, spinning flower mandalas, animated butterflies and gorgeous plant-and-nature imagery transform San Francisco’s historic Conservatory of Flowers into a psychedelic illuminated canvas inspired by the rare tropical flowers within and the legacy of San Francisco’s flower children.