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Upcoming Events

May the Fourth Be With You Everyone Is Invited

May 4, 2014, All Day

Date: Sunday, May 4 Time: noon - 5:00 p.m. Location: Activities will be located throughout the Museum. Cost: FREE with Museum admission Join the dark side or channel your inner Jedi as you feel the force to explore the … more

Vinyasa & Van Gogh Everyone Is Invited

May 9, 2014, 7:00pm Van Gogh Alive, Level 2

Let the colors and sounds of Van Gogh Alive surround you as you flow through a series of yoga poses and breathing exercises to experience a balance of body, mind and art. Adam Whiting from Y2 Yoga and Big Horizon Yoga will… more

Astronomy Day Everyone Is Invited

May 10, 2014, All Day

Celebrate Astronomy Day with activities throughout the Museum! Learn about the sun, the stars and exploring the solar system. Build your own planisphere, a pocket solar system, or take in a show in our inflatable Starlab d… more

Star Party Everyone Is Invited

May 10, 2014, 7:00pm Discovery Place Parking Deck

Spend an evening with the stars! Discovery Place and the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club will provide telescopes to observe the stars and planets from the Discovery Place Parking Deck. The evening will begin with an astron… more

Build It, Make It, Take It: Remote-Controlled Hovercrafts Everyone Is Invited

May 24, 2014, 10:30am Discovery Place

Join our friends from Hackerspace Charlotte to build a remote-controlled hovercraft. Participants will build a working small-scale, high-powered hovercraft. The hovercraft will be remote-controlled. This project is recomme… more

World Oceans Day Everyone Is Invited

June 7, 2014, All Day Discovery Place

Dive into World Oceans Day and explore what makes 71 percent of the Earth's surface so amazing! Chat with experts from Polar Bears International and the North Carolina Fossil Club about polar bears and other ocean animals.… more

Big Screen Big Science featuring The LEGO Movie Everyone Is Invited

July 11, 2014, 6:00pm Level 1

Date: Friday, July 11, 2014 Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Location: Discovery Place Lights! Camera! Science! Join us for a family movie night experience including a showing of The LEGO Movie and plenty of hands-on scienc… more

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