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February 2017

Birmingham SCI Cafe

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
John’s City Diner, 112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Birmingham SCI Cafe is a monthly series in which the general public has a chance to interact with researchers and enthusiasts from diverse science fields. This event features enlightening presentations, lively discussions and a bit of science trivia. Join us every third Tuesday of each month at John's City Diner in downtown Birmingham.

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Engineering Showcase

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

To celebrate National Engineers Week 2017, McWane Science Center will host engineers from many different fields, such a civil, mechanical, structural, and biomedical engineering. See how engineers make a difference in our world at the fourth annual Engineering Showcase. Meet and greet experts in the field and learn what it means to be an engineer in today's world.

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Teens and Tech

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Middle and high school students will "Dream Big with Engineering" at McWane's next Teens and Tech event. Participants will complete enginnering challenges, explore the Going Places exhibit, and interact with engineers. This event will also feature a showing of the new IMAX film Dream Big, which explores our world's greatest engineering wonders. This event is FREE for any 6th – 12th graders to attend. Games, fun and food will be provided! Younger siblings may not attend. Seating is limited. To…

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March 2017

McWane After Dark: Speakeasy Science

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for McWane After Dark: Speakeasy Science on March 10th! 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. Speakeasy Science will take you back to the Roaring 20s with live music, beer tastings from local breweries, swing dance lessons, a Gatsby-style costume contest, and more! Challenge your friends in some speakeasy science games, vote…

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Member Monday

March 13 @ 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. FEBRUARY 13 - Going Places Party Explore the technology that humans have developed for travel. If you've ever wanted to pilot an airship or ride on a hovercraft, now is your chance, in our latest traveling exhibit -- Going Places.

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Pi Day/Einstein’s Birthday

March 14

Honor Albert Einstein and the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Enjoy awesome public programs and educational shows.

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Birmingham SCI Cafe

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
John’s City Diner, 112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Birmingham SCI Cafe is a monthly series in which the general public has a chance to interact with researchers and enthusiasts from diverse science fields. This event features enlightening presentations, lively discussions and a bit of science trivia. Join us every third Tuesday of each month at John's City Diner in downtown Birmingham.

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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

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. Information on the Science of Fun forthcoming. Stay tuned! To purchase tickets, click the link below or call 205-714-8414.

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May 2017

McWane After Dark: Science of Sound

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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. Information on the Science of Sound forthcoming. Stay tuned! To purchase tickets, click the link below or call 205-714-8414.

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