Free

SANKOFA DAYS @ The BAY - Youth & Family Day

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Aquarium of the Bay

Beach Street

Pier 39

San Francisco, CA 94133

View Map

Event description

Description

CELEBRATING YOU! KNOW YOUR PAST TO UNDERSTAND YOUR FUTURE!

SANKOFA DAYS @ The BAY is the inaugural Black History Month program for the Aquarium of the Bay, and Bay Area youth and families are invited to a program designed exclusively for you!


Celebrating Families and contributions by Environmental Champions of the African Diaspora


SANKOFA DAYS @ The BAY Youth & Family Day will feature a wonderful blend of activities focused on climate change, the environment and environmental justice, and sustainability that will appeal to children. millennials, seniors, and everyone in-between! We will celebrate notable African American heroes and leaders in the environmental movement.

Activities:

  • ALL-DAY access to the Aquarium, exhibits, touch pools, Sea Lion Center, etc. Special programming 12n - 6pm
  • Get up close with sharks, bat rays, river otters, jellyfish, and hundreds of other species.
  • Walk through two immense glass water tunnels surrounded by the mesmerizing creatures that live underwater
  • Learn about the history of African Americans and their contributions to the environment, social justice, and more.
  • Discover the rarely exposed fact that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an environmentalist and likewise engaged in environmental movements, especially regarding issues that impacted African Americans.
  • Learn more about climate change, sustainability, and ecological restoration.
  • After attending the activity at the Aquarium, enjoy the remainder of the afternoon visiting the other attractions at Pier 39 for more fun!

You may register here for FREE admission generously provided by NorcalMLK Foundation and San Francisco Chapter of The Links Inc.

FREE admission is limited to 4 tickets per individual family

FREE admission is available for Organizations - limited spaces available

Additional tickets can be purchased - Family Package Pricing available at https://aquariumofthebay.org/sankofa-days




SANKOFA DAYS @ The BAY will explore environmental justice, the environmental movement, and will celebrate notable African American heroes and leaders in the environmental space. Aquarium of the Bay is partnering with the Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Foundation (NorcalMLK Foundation) and the San Francisco Chapter of Links, Inc., to ensure that the events are engaging, educational, inclusive, and celebratory of the richness of the African Diaspora.

Aquarium of the Bay, located at Pier 39 in San Francisco, is the perfect location to celebrate Black History Month and its history and relevance in the environmental movement. And the Sankofa symbol and meaning is likewise apropos: “Know your past to understand your future.” The protection and sustainability of our environment is critical, and we can learn from past challenges to help forge a better and stronger environment for tomorrow.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Aquarium of the Bay

Beach Street

Pier 39

San Francisco, CA 94133

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved