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September 2014

Fall into Science

September 10 @ 9:00 am - November 19 @ 5:00 pm
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Fall is in the air and so is science at McWane Science Center. Get lost in our Corny Maze, complete with corn stalks and some seriously silly science jokes. Challenge a friend to a game of corn hole or take a ride down the giant slide.

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25-40

Itty Bitty Book Club

September 29 @ 10:00 am - November 3 @ 11:00 am
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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EVERY MONDAY — 10 to 11 AM $25 Members/$40 Non Members for complete six-session series Be a charter member of the McWane Science Center Itty Bitty Book Club and enjoy a very special story-time for ages 3 to 5 year olds. Guest readers will delight this very elite club with their storytelling skills. Educational activities will also be included in this unique hourof fun!Reservations are required.

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November 2014
7.50-15

Magic Of Model Trains Preview Party

November 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Cost: $15 Adults, $10 Kids (Members: $12.50 Adults, $7.50 Kids) Be the first to experience both the Magic of Model Trains exhibit and Rocky Mountain Express IMAX film. Event Includes Admission to the museum and a screening of Rocky Mountain Express (7 PM Screening) Hot chocolate and cookies in the museum Train rides Small popcorn Free train whistle following the film screening for all kids 12 and under For tickets call (205) 714-8414.

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Free

Teen Science Night

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Don’t miss Teen Science Night, a fun and educational way for teenagers to spend a Friday night. For more information call Lawrence Cooper at (205) 714-8376 or send him an email.

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McWane Express Birthday Party

November 22, 2014 - January 11, 2015
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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“Coinciding with “The Magic of Model Trains” exhibit here at McWane, this party will create a birthday that is on the right “track”! Join us as we uncover the fascination of this method of transportation! All aboard!” *Seasonal November 22-January 11 only Cost: Up charge of $25 to pay for decorations, make and take trains, and party favor $325.00 (Non-Members) $275.00 (Members) All party perks apply Birthday party person receives a conductor hat and train whistle Train ride tickets for…

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Snowy Science Birthday Party

November 22, 2014 - January 11, 2015
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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“Who doesn’t love the snow? Join us as we create our own winter wonderland by exploring the science behind each snowflake. From creating snow to building a snowman it is sure to be a fun experience!” *Seasonal November 22-January 11 only Cost: Up charge of $25 to pay for decorations, make and take ornament and snowflake, and party favor $325.00 (Non-Members) $275.00 (Members) All party perks apply

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Winter Wonderland

November 22, 2014 @ 9:00 am - January 11, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Sleigh bells ring…are you listening? It is the sound of Winter Wonderland at McWane Science Center. Bring your family to the most magical place around this holiday season. Laughter is in the air as children 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 or try your luck at ice fishing. Our always popular Zip Line will be even longer this year…

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The Magic of Model Trains

November 22, 2014 @ 10:00 am - January 11, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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The holidays are picking up steam at McWane Science Center with the return of the Magic of Model Trains exhibit. Discover trains of every shape and size inside this popular exhibit which features over a dozen different train displays. Every set in the exhibit is designed to scale with the size of the trains. The meticulous detail of the scenery including covered bridges, downtown storefronts and of course, several train stations will keep your family entertained for hours!

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December 2014
10-20

Breakfast in Santa’s Workshop

December 13 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Bring your little elves to have breakfast in Santa’s Workshop. Make holiday crafts, have breakfast together, explore the Winter Wonderland exhibit and visit with Santa! Be sure to bring your camera! Tickets also include museum admission. For tickets call (205) 714-8414. Cost: $20 Adults, $15 Kids (Members: $15 Adults, $10 Kids)

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Science Cafe

December 16 @ 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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Join other science geeks (and science novices) for an exciting presentation, lively discussion and a little science trivia at the Birmingham Science Cafe, every third Tuesday at John’s City Diner in downtown Birmingham (112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N). All Science Cafes are free to the public and no science background is required. The fun begins at 6 pm with science trivia. Then continues with the guest speaker at 6:30 pm. SCIENCE TOPIC: Galaxies Across Space and Time Guest speaker:…

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