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One Night Wonder Everyone Is Invited

September 29, 2016, 6:30pm

An event 70 years in the making... Join us for a night of wonder celebrating the 70th anniversary of Discovery Place. Proceeds benefit Discovery Place's Education and Outreach Programs at all Museums. SCHEDULE OF EVEmore

Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour Everyone Is Invited

October 1, 2016, 3:30pm Aquarium

Take an exclusive look at the non-public, working areas of the Discovery Place aquarium. Join us on this approximately 25-minute behind-the-scenes tour and discover how our aquarists breed jellyfish and propagate coral. Le… more

Science on the Rocks: Fright at the Museum Science on the Rocks - Ages 21+

October 21, 2016, 5:00pm

Discovery Place will be full of tricks and treats for Science on the Rocks: Fright at the Museum, an unforgettable adults-only night of monstrous mayhem. Don your costume and join us for: The Fear Factor Challenge … more

Dissection Series: Squid Everyone Is Invited

October 22, 2016, 9:30am Explore More Life, Level 1

Take an inside look at a squid and learn about some of their unique cephalopod features. This project is recommended for ages 10 and older. Each dissection kit includes a squid. Event Information Saturday, October 22 … more

Girls in STEM Workshop: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! Girls in STEM

October 29, 2016, 10:30am Windows on Tryon, Level 2

Do bugs bug you? Join a Discovery Place educator to learn about creepy crawlies that are all around us. Meet new critters, watch cockroach races and make a bug home to take with you. Date: Saturday, October 29 Time: 10:30… more

Girls in STEM Workshop: Animal Habitats Girls in STEM

October 29, 2016, 12:30pm

Why do some animals live in nests and others in burrows? Investigate different animal habitats, including the Rainforest at Discovery Place, to determine what type of habitat is the best for different animals. Make your own a… more

Girls in STEM Workshop: Animal Helpers Girls in STEM

October 29, 2016, 2:30pm Windows on Tryon, Level 2

Join Discovery Place educators to investigate how animals can help people. Visit our aquarium and rainforest to make connections to your own life, and meet an animal trainer and her special guest. Date: Saturday, October 2… more

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