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UFO Sightings on North Tryon Street Everyone Is Invited

North Tryon Street

July 21 - 25, 2014 The aliens are coming! UFO spaceships are landing in various North Tryon Street establishments as part of a public scavenger hunt. Starting Monday, July 21, 15 UFOs will be hidden throughout North Try… more

Alien Worlds: A Space Tour Everyone Is Invited

July 26, 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, July 26 Showtimes: noon, 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p… more

Arthropod Day Everyone Is Invited

August 2, 2014, All Day Explore More Life lab

Event Details: Saturday, August 2 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Explore More Life lab Free with Museum admission They are all around you every day, even in the cold winter, and include spiders, insects, centipedes, mites, ti… more

Sci-Fi Movie Series: Aliens Everyone Is Invited

August 2, 2014, 5:00pm Discovery 3D Theatre

Can you separate science fiction from science fact? Explore Alien Worlds and Androids, a new exhibition that relates what we see in movies to the real life technologies scientists are using to study outer space and other e… more

Sci-Fi Movie Series: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Everyone Is Invited

August 9, 2014, 5:00pm Discovery 3D Theatre

Can you separate science fiction from science fact? Explore Alien Worlds and Androids, a new exhibition that relates what we see in movies to the real life technologies scientists are using to study outer space and other e… more

Shark Week Everyone Is Invited

Explore More Life lab

Take a bite out of summer and join us August 11 - 15, 2014 for Shark Week! Dig for shark teeth and observe dissections. Throughout each day in the Explore More Life lab, you can test your sense of smell against a shark's t… more

Sci-Fi Movie Series: Starship Troopers Everyone Is Invited

August 16, 2014, 5:00pm Discovery 3D Theatre

Can you separate science fiction from science fact? Explore Alien Worlds and Androids, a new exhibition that relates what we see in movies to the real life technologies scientists are using to study outer space and other e… more

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