Events & Programs

Parents’ Night Out

Each month offer parents the opportunity to spend a night out (or in!) while your child enjoys private, after-hours exploration of our exhibits, hands-on activities, and a live science, planetarium or laser light show. Your child will enjoy a light snack upon arrival and a science-themed treat later in the evening. Participants will be supervised in age groups by our outstanding and experienced staff all evening.


  • Grades: K-5
  • Drop-Off: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Pick-Up: 10-11 p.m.
  • Cost: $45, or $35 for Members

All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable. We reserve the right to cancel a session if enrollment is insufficient and will contact registrant for a full refund. We will notify registrant at least 48 hours prior to the event start time.

Registration for each session closes on the Thursday before the program date at 11:59 p.m.

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Upcoming Events

october 2019

19oct5:30 pm11:00 pmParents’ Night Out: Gross Food Lab5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

november 2019

11nov10:00 am4:00 pmParents' Day Out at Mercer Slough: FBI: Decomposition Detectives10:00 am - 4:00 pm

16nov5:30 pm11:00 pmParents' Night Out: Energetic Enzymes5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

december 2019

14dec10:00 am4:00 pmParents' Day Out: Photon Frenzy10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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