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Monthly Sky View Everyone Is Invited

August 8, 2015, All Day The Stage, Level 2

Join us every second Saturday in our inflatable planetarium as we trek through our solar system and take a look at This Month's Sky View. Date: Saturday, August 8 Showtimes: noon, 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m… more

Innovate 301: Crankin' Engines Everyone Is Invited

August 8, 2015, noon Windows on Tryon, Level 2

Discover how engines power our daily lives with this fascinating hands-on program. You'll get to use real tools to disassemble engines that you might even have around your home. Rankin Barnes will bring his mechanical know-ho… more

Science on the Rocks: Back to School Everyone Is Invited - Must 21 Years or Older

August 21, 2015, 5:00pm

Grab your books, give yourself a look and get to Discovery Place in time for Science on the Rocks: Back to School. If you're nostalgic for the smell of freshly sharpened pencils and the sweet rush of hall pass privileges, … more

Discovery Place Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity Boy Scout Merit Badges

August 22, 2015, 10:15am Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place educators to earn your Electricity Merit Badge! Date: Saturday, August 22 Time: 10:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $35 for one class or $55 for two cla… more

Innovate 301: Diddley Bow, The Original One-String Guitar Everyone Is Invited

August 22, 2015, noon Windows on Tryon, Level 2

Build your very own American original — the Diddley Bow. This humble instrument is at the root of many American musical traditions from blues to rock. Join Discovery Place’s resident maker and Rusty Gilreath from Guitar Cente… more

Discovery Place Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry Boy Scout Merit Badges

August 22, 2015, 1:45pm Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place educators to earn your Chemistry Merit Badge! Date: Saturday, August 22 Time: 1:45 - 5:30 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $35 for one class or $55 for two classes. In… more

Discovery Place Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics Boy Scout Merit Badges

August 23, 2015, 12:30pm Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place educators to earn your Electronics Merit Badge! Date: Sunday, August 23 Time: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $35 for one class or $55 for two classes. I… more

Discovery Place Merit Badge Workshop: Cyber Chip Course for Scouts & Parents Boy Scout Merit Badges

August 23, 2015, 4:30pm Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place educators to complete a Cyber Chip Course. Cyber Chip is not a merit badge but is required for Digital Technology and Programming Merit Badges, offered on September 26,more

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