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March 2017

Spring Fever

March 1 - April 15

Join us this spring at McWane Science Center for Spring Fever March 1st-April 15th! Symptoms include: science, wonder and fun! There is so much going on at McWane during Spring Fever! Join us for special deals and awesome educational programming. Each Monday, enjoy $10 combo tickets! Be on the lookout for special discount days and free prizes on social media. Click here for more information on Spring Fever!

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Brain Awareness Week

March 27 - March 31

Brain Awareness Week is a worldwide celebration of the brain that brings together scientists, families, schools, and communities. Join UAB staff and graduate students for a chance to dissect a sheep brain or cow eyeball and enjoy various interactive activities that describe how the senses work.

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April 2017

McWane After Dark: Science of Fun

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$20 advance | $25 at the door | 21+ only Join us for McWane After Dark: The Science of Fun on April 7th! McWane After Dark is a new series of themed evenings exclusively for adults ages 21+. These events will be combining unique themes, live performances, activities and bar service—all with a splash of science. Step right up and join in the Science of Fun! Enjoy live music, carnival games, food, and more! With three themed floors of fun…

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Member Monday

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On the 2nd Monday evening of every month, McWane Science Center opens its doors from 5 to 8 pm to its members for special FREE member-only programming. Join us this month for Weather Watch! Discover the physics and chemistry of our world's weather. Reserve your family’s spot today for Member Monday by calling (205) 714-8414. Additionally, a dinner of chicken fingers, mashed potatoes and green beans is available for advanced purchase. Dinner reservations must be made the Friday before each Member…

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Earth Day

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Let's give it up for Earth! Not only is it our home planet, it's also a pretty magnificent marvel of science. Join us in celebrating Earth with cool science programs and demonstrations.

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Week of the Young Child

April 24 - April 28

Join us as we celebrate the Week of the Young Child with unique programs and demonstrations for our youngest visitors in Itty Bitty Magic City.

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Weatherfest

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join the WBRC First Alert Weather Team on the Plaza along with other special guests to learn about all things weather. See special tools used to detect nd predict weather, and meet your favorite WBRC Fox 6 personalities.

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May 2017

Member Monday

May 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On the 2nd Monday evening of every month, McWane Science Center opens its doors from 5 to 8 pm to its members for special FREE member-only programming. Join us this month for Spring Spectacular! With spring in full bloom, explore the science behind what makes plants and flowers grow. Reserve you family's spot by calling 205-714-8414. Additionally, a dinner of chicken fingers, mashed potatoes and green beans is available for advanced purchase. Dinner reservations must be made the Friday before each…

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Mother’s Day

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Admit it, there's nobody quite like Mom. In honor of their special day, all moms get in FREE on Mother's Day.

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Itty Bitty Magic City Birthday

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Itty Bitty Magic City is turning two, and it's time for a party! Join us for a celebration at McWane Science Center with special programs in Itty Bitty Magic City.

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