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February 2017

Beaker Bash: Are We There Yet?

February 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mark your calendars for McWane Science Center's annual family-friendly event—Beaker Bash! On February 4, 2017, McWane will present Beaker Bash: Are We There Yet? Come journey through McWane Science Center to creatively explore the science of transportation and the amazing innovations that help us travel around the planet. Participants will navigate down winding roads, soar through the air, sail across the seas, and ride the rails to experience far away places. To purchase tickets, click the link below or call…

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Member Monday

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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Candyology Day

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Celebrate Valentines Day at McWane by engineering a gum drop structure or feeding your brain a Valentine treat.

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Big Machines Day

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Get your motors running and head over to McWane Science Center for a truckload of fun. Spend a constructive day  getting up close and personal with some big machines. Presented by Craneworks

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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
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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
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Teens and Tech is an after hours event at McWane Science Center for students 6th-12th grade. Each Teens and Tech night focuses on a single topic that is related to science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics. 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 reserve a spot, please contact our Reservations Department at (205) 714-8414. Our parking deck will be open for…

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March 2017

Member Monday

March 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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
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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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