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Innovate 301: I Heart Ceramics Everyone Is Invited

February 13, 2016, noon

Renowned artist Allison Luce will help you get your hands dirty as we explore the medium of ceramics. With the theme of “I Heart Ceramics,” will you go for something kistchy? I <3 CLT.  Tend towards the anatomically cor… more

Dissection Series: Sheep Hearts and Cow Eyeballs Everyone Is Invited

February 13, 2016, 4:00pm Explore More Life, Level 1

Take a closer look at the functions of our own heart and eyes through a comparative dissection. This project is recommended for ages 10 and older. Each dissection kit includes one heart and one eyeball. Event Informatiomore

Science on the Rocks: Fire & Ice Science on the Rocks - Ages 21+

February 19, 2016, 5:00pm

The coolest place in town is about to get HOT. Back by popular demand, Science on the Rocks is turning up the heat on Uptown’s nightlife with Fire & Ice. Join us for an unforgettable adults-only night at Discovery Place, f… more

Novant Heart Health Day Everyone Is Invited

February 20, 2016, 10:00am

Keep your #HeartHappy at Novant Heart Health Day at Discovery Place. Novant Health experts will be in BODY WORLDS & The Cycle of Life to answer your questions about in nutrition, exercise physiology and how our lifestyle c… more

Innovate 301: Cosplay 101 Everyone Is Invited

February 27, 2016, noon Windows on Tryon

Whether you like historical re-enactments, sci-fi or superheroes, it really pays to dress the part. But where are you going to find Renaissance-era boots, a helmet for wars in space or a backpack for capturing ghosts? Why … more

International Polar Bear Day Everyone Is Invited

February 27, 2016, 2:00pm Explore More Collections

Event Details: Explore More Collections 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 27 Activities included with Museum admission Polar bears live in very harsh climates, so their bodies adapt to keep them warm all year … more

Discovery Place Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics Boy Scout Merit Badges

March 5, 2016, 10:15am Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place educators to earn your Robotics Merit Badge! Date: Saturday, March 5 Time: 10:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $55 (includes Museum admission) To regmore

Discovery Place Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration Boy Scout Merit Badges

March 6, 2016, 12:30pm Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place educators to earn your Space Exploration Merit Badge! Date: Sunday, March 6 Time: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $35 (includes Museum admission) To rmore

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