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

Transfers & Cancellations: There is a $10 fee per child for transfers to another date. There are no refunds.


November 18: Corny Science – This event is FULL.
Why is corn such a good listener? Because it’s all ears! Ear-d that one before, well shucks! Join us for an evening of corny science and popping fun as we discover everything the starch has to offer. Make biodegradable plastic, watch jumping kernels and taste some extremely cold corn.

Parents’ DAY Out:¬†Candy Cane Chemistry
December 16, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
What is red and white and hooked at the end? You got it! Candy Canes! Join us for a day as we swirl through pepperminty experiments and fresh exhibits. Test which liquid disolves a Candy Cane best and learn why sugar give you energy! Take some time to see an IMAX documentary before you indulge in our traditional treat with a tasty twist.

  • $55, or $45 for Members


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