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November 2016

Winter Wonderland and the Magic of Model Trains

November 19 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year at McWane Science Center! The Magic of Model Trains and Winter Wonderland is back to delight families throughout the holiday season. Coast down the Ice Slide and take a whirl across the room on the extended zip line. Climb aboard the McWane Train and go for a ride before checking out the Magic of Model Trains exhibit. Back for its 9th year in a row, the Magic of Model Trains has returned…

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December 2016

Jingle Bell Breakfast

December 10 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
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Bring your little elves for a Merry Morning at McWane! Enjoy a hot breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, make holiday crafts, and ride the Ice Slide before heading to the IMAX Dome for a special showing of Santa vs. the Snowman! Don’t forget your camera! Ticket includes same day museum admission following the IMAX movie. Reservations are required. Call (205) 714-8414 to reserve your spot. Breakfast: 8 AM-9:30 AM Movie: 9:30 AM Cost: $25 Adults, $20 Kids; Members receive…

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Wrecking Crew Workshop

December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Have you ever wondered how much work goes into making a model train display? Well, climb aboard and learn from the experts at the Wrecking Crew Workshop. This exclusive behind the scenes look at our Magic of Model Trains exhibit puts you in the conductor's seat. Members of the Wrecking Crew will be on site December 10th and 17th to teach their craft. Learn to build the scenery of the model train exhibits on December 10th and build freight cars…

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Polar Express PJ Party

December 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Join us for a journey beyond your imagination aboard the Polar Express! Slip on your PJs and visit with Santa over a cup of hot cocoa and cookies. Then it’s time to believe as you experience Polar Express on the IMAX Dome. A special keepsake will be given to all children 12 and under who wear their pajamas. Advanced reservations are required. Call (205) 714-8414  to reserve your spot. Party: 4 PM-6 PM Movie: 3PM or 6PM Adult: $14 Kids…

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Polar Express PJ Party

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Join us for a journey beyond your imagination aboard the Polar Express! Slip on your PJs and visit with Santa over a cup of hot cocoa and cookies. Then it’s time to believe as you experience Polar Express on the IMAX Dome. A special keepsake will be given to all children 12 and under who wear their pajamas. Advanced reservations are required. Call (205) 714-8414  to reserve your spot. Party: 2 PM-4 PM Movie: 1 PM or 3 PM Adult: $14 Kids…

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Member Monday Holiday Party

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Members are invited to our complimentary holiday celebration. Reserve your spot by emailing membership@mcwane.org or callling 205-714-8319.

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Jingle Bell Breakfast

December 17 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
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Bring your little elves for a Merry Morning at McWane! Enjoy a hot breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, make holiday crafts, and ride the Ice Slide before heading to the IMAX Dome for a special showing of Santa vs. the Snowman! Don’t forget your camera! Ticket includes same day museum admission following the IMAX movie. Reservations are required. Call (205) 714-8414 to reserve your spot. Breakfast: 8 AM-9:30 AM Movie: 9:30 AM Cost: $25 Adults, $20 Kids; Members receive…

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Wrecking Crew Workshop

December 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Have you ever wondered how much work goes into making a model train display? Well, climb aboard and learn from the experts at the Wrecking Crew Workshop. This exclusive behind the scenes look at our Magic of Model Trains exhibit puts you in the conductor's seat. Members of the Wrecking Crew will be on site December 10th and 17th to teach their craft. Learn to build the scenery of the model train exhibits on December 10th and build freight cars…

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Winter Camps

December 21 @ 9:00 am - December 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Put on your Santa Caps, because it's time for Winter Camps. A seasonal favorite at McWane, your children can spend their holiday vacation learning about science by building a bionic snowman or powering Rudolph's nose with a homemade battery.

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Noon Year’s Eve

December 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Celebrate the New Year a few hours early at our first ever Noon Year's Eve Celebration! Enjoy a spectacular science demonstration and dance the afternoon away as we count down to 2017 with a sparkling juice toast and a very special surprise to welcome in the "noon" year! This is one New Year's celebration everyone can stay up for!

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