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Shabbat at the Aquarium: Unplugged
Fri, March 3, 2017, 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM PST
On Friday March 3rd, Adam Swig in association with bay.org and Reboot present "Shabbat at the Aquarium: Unplugged" at Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco.
In Celebration of the National Day of Unplugging, put your phone to sleep and experience an evening of animal encounters, challah service, music, and more. Then, grab a delicious cocktail and venture under San Francisco Bay by exploring the Aquarium’s tunnels where you’ll meet thousands of marine creatures that call our Bay home.
The VIP private reception begins at 5:30 pm in the Farallon Room at Aquarium of the Bay with appetizers, cocktails, acoustic music and animal encounters before the ticketed event begins.
General ticketed admission begins at 6:30 pm and includes:
- Private access to Aquarium of the Bay on PIER 39.
-Bay-themed tours and activities.
- Shabbat service in the Unplugged Zone, with challah, nosh, and animal interactions.
-Enjoy live music and interactive activities.
-Complimentary beer, wine, and specialized themed cocktails.
-Become a Bay Ambassador.
-Snap a picture at Reboot's Unplugged Photo Booth and pick up a complimentary cell phone sleeping bag.
5:30 pm-6:30 pm: VIP reception in the Farallon Room
6:30 pm: General Admission entry to Aquarium of the Bay
7:30 pm: Shabbat service in the Unplugged room
6:30 pm-10:00 pm: Enjoy complimentary Cocktails, drinks, and snacks, explore the Aquarium, get lost in the underwater tunnels, talk with Aquarium naturalists, learn about healing the Bay, and become a Bay Ambassador (includes free swag).
* Please note this event is 21+
All proceeds from this event benefit bay.org. To learn more about supporting their work to protect, restore, and inspire conservation of San Francisco Bay and its watershed, please contact Director of Development, Jen Botch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Host:
Since 2013, Adam Swig has been creating magical community driven experiences in San Francisco and now across the USA. With events like The Big Mitzvah, Hanukkah in Paris, Kosher Rhymes, and Shabbat at the Symphony, Adam believes community starts with a smile. As an active philanthropist, he strives to give light and awareness to nonprofits working to heal the world. As an event producer, he promises to give attendees one-of-a-kind experiences they will never forget.
About Aquarium of the Bay:
Located on San Francisco’s iconic waterfront, Aquarium of the Bay is home to more than 20,000 animals from the Bay and nearby waters, including sevengill sharks, river otters, bat rays, and jellies! Our guests encounter local marine life that inspire both wonder and conservation. We are a division of bay.org, a not-for-profit organization, and are accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), and certified as a Green Business by the city of San Francisco.
bay.org is a not-for-profit with the mission to protect, restore, and inspire conservation of San Francisco Bay, from the Sierra to the sea. We are Northern California’s largest watershed conservation group, addressing today’s critical issues including climate change, wildlife protection, sustainability, coast and ocean protection, and watershed health.
About National Day of Unplugging:
National Day of Unplugging is a project from Reboot, a nonprofit organization that provides DIY tools for individuals and communities to explore Jewish identity and meaning. Click here to learn more about this and other Reboot projects.
Reboot will be offering complimentary cell phone sleeping bags to guests during the evening. San Francisco-based conceptual artist Jessica Tully designed the bag as a way to resist the temptation of the distracting electronic glow of our cell phones and cameras.