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Alien Worlds: A Space Tour Everyone Is Invited

August 23, 2014, All Day

Join us in our inflatable planetarium as we trek through our solar system and beyond in search of extra-terrestrials, whether sentient beings or simple organisms. Date: Saturday, August 23 Showtimes: noon, 1:00 p.m., 2:00… more

Alien Worlds: A Space Tour Everyone Is Invited

August 30, 2014, All Day

Join us in our inflatable planetarium as we trek through our solar system and beyond in search of extra-terrestrials, whether sentient beings or simple organisms. Date: Saturday, August 30 Showtimes: noon, 1:00 p.m., 2:00… more

Green Eggs and Ham Family Science Workshop

September 6, 2014, 10:30am

This Family Science Workshop is for families with children in grades Pre K - 2. Do you like green eggs and ham? Would you like them in a house? Would you like them with a mouse? We'll read the classic Dr. Seuss tale and… more

Fear Factor Family Science Workshop

September 6, 2014, 10:30am Windows on Tryon, Level 2

This Family Science Workshop is for families with children in grades 3 - 5. Afraid of rats, snakes, spiders or roaches? This workshop will allow you to conquer those fears by getting to know these animals on an up-close-an… more

Volunteer Interest and Interview Session Everyone Is Invited

September 13, 2014, 3:00pm Windows on Tryon, Level 2

Are you interested in volunteer opportunities at Discovery Place? Join us for an information session to learn more about how adults (ages 18 and older) can give their time and talent to provide extraordinary learning opportun… more

Educator Saturdays in September Educators Only

Discovery Place

FREE Museum admission for educators plus one guest Educators are invited to visit on Saturdays in September (beginning September 6) free of charge. Experience the wonder of science at Discovery Place, the beauty of natu… more

Crime Scene Investigators Family Science Workshop

October 4, 2014, 10:30am

This Family Science Workshop is for families with children in grades 3 - 5. Learn how fingerprints and impression evidence can give vital clues about a crime scene. Work together using logic and reasoning techniques to fig… more

Bartholomew and the Oobleck Family Science Workshop

October 4, 2014, 10:30am

This Workshop is for families with children in grades Pre K - 2. What is oobleck? It may not fall from the sky, but it sure is amazing! We'll read the classic Dr. Seuss tale and then mix up our own batch of oobleck for … more

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