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January 2015

Mindbender Mansion

January 31 @ 10:00 am - May 3 @ 6:00 pm

Mister E. and the Mindbender Society invite you to enter the wonderfully puzzling world of Mindbender Mansion, an eclectic place full of puzzles, brainteasers, and interactive challenges guaranteed to test the brain power and problem solving skills of even the most experienced puzzlers. Adults and children alike will enjoy exercising their minds as they try to master each of the 40 individual brain teasers and the five group activities in this fun and unconventional new exhibit.

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March 2015

Member Monday

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

As a thank-you to all of our members, McWane Science Center offers Member Mondays. Every Monday, McWane Science Center members receive extra perks while visiting! A Special Gift for kids when checking in at the Ticketing Counter 30% Discount on all Really Cool Stuff purchases $1 Small Popcorns at the IMAX Concession Stand Member Mondays also include an exclusive, FREE members-only evening event every month! On the 2nd Monday evening of every month, McWane Science Center will open its doors…

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Pi Day and Einstein’s Birthday

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join McWane Science Center as we celebrate Pi Day (3.14) and Albert Einstein’s Birthday. Fun hands-on activities will focus on the importance of Pi and other interesting applications of math in our daily lives, and help mark the 130th anniversary of Einstein’s birth.

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Science Cafe

March 17 @ 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 Science Cafe brings the general public face-to-face with scientists in a laid-back atmosphere. Come to John’s City Diner the third Tuesday of every month for  Science Cafe. The evening begins at 6:00 pm with science trivia, followed by the guest speaker at 6:30.   SCIENCE TOPIC: Polymers in our Life: From Plastics to Artificial Organs and Nanomaterials SPEAKER:     Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Brain Awareness Week

March 30 @ 9:00 am - April 3 @ 5:00 pm

Join UAB students and faculty for a chance to dissect a sheep brain or a cow eye. Other special programs include various interactive activities that describe how the senses work.

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Spring Break

March 30 @ 9:00 am - April 3 @ 5:00 pm

Spring has sprung and McWane Science Center is gearing up for the most exciting Spring Break week ever! Include a visit to McWane Science Center in your Spring Break plans during the week of March 30 – April 3. Get lost in Mindbender Mansion, our newest travelling exhibit that will put your brainpower to the test.  Enjoy public demonstrations featuring the brain and other science experiments or take in one of our IMAX movies  in our DOME theater.

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April 2015

Member Monday

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

As a thank-you to all of our members, McWane Science Center offers Member Mondays. Every Monday, McWane Science Center members receive extra perks while visiting! A Special Gift for kids when checking in at the Ticketing Counter 30% Discount on all Really Cool Stuff purchases $1 Small Popcorns at the IMAX Concession Stand Member Mondays also include an exclusive, FREE members-only evening event every month! On the 2nd Monday evening of every month, McWane Science Center will open its doors…

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Science Cafe

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Birmingham Science Cafe brings the general public face-to-face with scientists in a laid-back atmosphere. Come to John’s City Diner the third Tuesday of every month for  Science Cafe. The evening begins at 6:00 pm with science trivia, followed by the guest speaker at 6:30.   SCIENCE TOPIC: National Autism Awareness Month SPEAKER:     David Finn, Ed. D. Assistant Professor and Director of Special Education School of Education, Samford University    

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Weatherfest

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The countdown is on to the 2015 WeatherFest at the McWane Science Center in Birmingham. We hope you’ll join the FOX6 StormWarn team and some special guests in front of McWane Saturday, April 25 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Our digital team will be there to help you with website navigation and the FOX6 Weather App. And don’t forget to bring your NOAA Weather Radio if you need help programming it! Weather fans will also have the chance to…

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May 2015

Member Monday

May 11 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 pm

As a thank-you to all of our members, McWane Science Center offers Member Mondays. Every Monday, McWane Science Center members receive extra perks while visiting! A Special Gift for kids when checking in at the Ticketing Counter 30% Discount on all Really Cool Stuff purchases $1 Small Popcorns at the IMAX Concession Stand Member Mondays also include an exclusive, FREE members-only evening event every month! On the 2nd Monday evening of every month, McWane Science Center will open its doors…

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