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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

Alien Worlds: A Space Tour Everyone Is Invited

September 6, 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, September 6 Showtimes: 11:00 a.m., noon, 1… 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

Build It Make It Take It: Wind Tubes Everyone Is Invited

September 13, 2014, 10:30am Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Wind can do amazing things. Join Discovery Place staff to create your own wind tube and then test some of your creations to see how they fly. This project is recommended for ages 10 and older. Kits include fan and all part… 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

Homeschool Week Everyone Is Invited

September 15 - 19 Homeschool families, enjoy discounted Museum admission and a chance to check out our new IMAX films and live assembly program! 125 years ago, electricity and electromagnetism were at the center of a ra… more

Science on the Rocks: Fan Fest Everyone Is Invited - Must 21 Years or Older

September 19, 2014, 5:00pm

Are you the ultimate sports fan? Get in the game with Science on the Rocks: Fan Fest, an unforgettable adults-only night at the Museum. Grab a drink, hang out with your friends and enjoy music as you explore the Museum aft… more

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