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May 2018

Weekly Programming

May 27 - June 1

Sunday, May 27th 12:30 – DIY Sidewalk Chalk, Workshop 1:30 – Animal Encounter, Naturescope 2:30 – Combustion, Rushton Theater 3:30 – Science of Magic, Demonstration Station 4:30 – Design Challenge: Satellites, Workshop   Monday, May 28th 10:30 – Little Lab, IBMC Classroom 202 10:30 – Really Cool Science, Workshop 11:30 – Animal Encounter, Naturescope 12:30 – Science of Magic, Demonstration Station 1:30 – Gulf Feeding, Ocean Journey 2:30 – Ocean Animal Encounter, World of Water   Tuesday, May 29th 10:30…

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June 2018

Super Slime Saturday

June 2

It’s the slimiest day of the year at McWane Science Center! Join us for lots of ooey gooey fun as educators conduct slimy experiments. Dare to take the plunge on the Slip n’ Slime! Programming 10:00-3:00 – Super Slime, Plaza 10:30 – McWane and the Oohbleck, Plaza 11:00 – Thermochromatic Slime, Workshop 11:30 – Slime or Dare, Plaza 12:00 – Science of Magic, Demonstration Station 1:00 – Balloon Polymers, Demonstration Station 1:30 – McWane and the Oohbleck, Plaza 2:00 –…

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Weekly Programming

June 2 - June 9

Saturday, 6/2/18, Super Slime Saturday 10:00-3:00 – Super Slime, Plaza 10:30 – McWane and the Oohbleck, Plaza 11:00 – Thermochromatic Slime, Workshop 11:30 – Slime or Dare, Plaza 12:00 – Science of Magic, Demonstration Station 1:00 – Balloon Polymers, Demonstration Station 1:30 – McWane and the Oohbleck, Plaza 2:00 – Thermochromatic Slime, Workshop 2:30 – Slime or Dare, Plaza 3:00 – Science of Magic, Demonstration Station 4:00 – Polymer Worms, Workshop 5:00 – Magnetic Slime, Explore Sunday, 6/3/18 12:30 –…

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Teacher Appreciation Days

June 6

Thank you to the teachers! We want you to enjoy McWane Science Center with your family this summer – not just on a field trip with your students. Each Wednesday in the month of June (6, 13, 20, 27), teachers get in free (please show teacher ID card/identification) and receive a goody bag, enter a drawing for a chance to win prizes, and receive a ticket discount ($6 for adults $7/$12 for kids) for your family (up to 5 people).

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Weekly Programming

June 9 - June 15

Saturday, June 9th 10:30 – Science of Magic, Demonstration Station 11:30 – Racing Robots, Workshop 12:30 – Lightning Strikes, Rushton Theater 1:30 – Animal Encounter, Naturescope 2:30 – Combustion, Rushton Theater 3:30 – DIY Sidewalk Chalk, Workshop 4:30 – Design Challenge: Save Fred Sunday, June 10th 12:30 – Design Challenge: Satellites, Workshop 1:30 – Science of Magic, Demonstration Station 2:30 – Animal Encounter, Naturescope 3:30 – Combustion, Rushton Theater 4:30 – Ocean Animal Encounter, Aquascape Theater Monday, June 11th 10:30…

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Member Monday

June 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Quarterly, McWane Science Center opens its doors from 5 to 8 pm to its members for special FREE member-only programming. Reserve your family’s spot today for Member Monday by emailing membership@mcwane.org.

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Teacher Appreciation Days

June 13

Every Wednesday in June – teachers and their families receive special admission pricing.

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Lego Day

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Celebrate all things LEGO! Explore amazing LEGO displays and take on LEGO Challenges and building activities throughout the Adventure Halls. Programming LEGO Activities and Games - 10:00am- 6:00pm Join in all of the LEGO building activities throughout the Adventure Halls! LEGO Displays - 10:00am-4:00pm (Special Events Center) View cool displays and chat with members of the Magic City LEGO Users Group. Design Challenge: LEGO engineering - 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm Take on an engineering challenge and build your…

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Fathers Day

June 17

Let’s honor Dear Ol’ Dad with free admission to McWane.

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Birmingham Sci Cafe

June 19 @ 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 SCI Cafe, every third Tuesday at John’s City Diner in downtown Birmingham (112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N). All SCI 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. The Birmingham SCI Café is a joint project presented…

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