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May 2019

Bionic Me

May 19 - September 2

New Travelling Exhibit Control a computer using the power of your mind, race against a Paralympian, and see how a bionic eye works in Bionic Me coming to McWane Science Center this summer

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Blue Star Military Discount

May 22 - September 2

Blue Star Museums offers FREE admission to active duty military, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard and Reserve members, with up to five family members. To learn more please visit bluestarfam.org This offer does not include IMAX movies or parking.

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July 2019

Apollo Week

July 14 - July 20

July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. Countdown this momentous historical event with a host of far-out activities including daily bottle rocket launches. Programming Sunday, 7/14/19 12:30 – Design Challenge: Moon Lander, GENEius Lab 1:30 – Rocket Reactions, Demonstration Station 1:30 – Caution: Falling Objects, Itty Bitty Magic City Floor 2:30 – Science on a Sphere: Moon Travels, City Gallery 3:30 – Combustion, Rushton Theater 3:30 – Pyramid Schemes, Itty Bitty Magic City Floor…

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Weekly Programming

July 20 - July 26

Saturday, 7/20/19, 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Lunar Landing 10:30 – Design Challenge: Moon Lander, Workshop 11:30 – Combustion, Rushton Theater 11:30 – Astronaut Engineering, Itty Bitty Magic City Floor 12:30 – Science on a Sphere: Moon Travels, City Gallery 1:30 – Bottle Rockets, Plaza 2:30 – Rocket Reactions, Demonstration Station 3:30 – Combustion, Rushton Theater 3:30 – Astronaut Engineering, Itty Bitty Magic City Floor 4:30 – Design Challenge: Moon Lander, Workshop Sunday, 7/21/19 12:30 – Chemistry is Colorful, Workshop…

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McWane After Dark: Fly Me to the Moon

July 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

$25 VIP Experience | $20 General Admission It’s one giant leap for mankind as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. Travel back in time and party like its 1969 at our exclusive 21+ after hours event. Join us as we relive the historic landing on its Golden Anniversary with astronaut challenges, music, snacks, and local brews that are out of this world. VIP tickets include entry into a special viewing of Apollo 11: First Steps in the IMAX…

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Service Dog Day Out

July 28

Are you an ADA service dog looking for something fun to do this summer? Bring your favorite human to McWane Science Center to enjoy a day out filled with wonder and curiosity. Join Dr. Rhesa Houston from Assistance Animals Consulting for a presentation on service dog superpowers as well as service dog etiquette for our two-legged friends.  We will have pawtastic activities, dog treats, and a special sensory-friendly IMAX showing of Superpower Dogs at 3pm.

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August 2019

Service Dog Day Out

August 18

Are you an ADA service dog looking for something fun to do this summer? Bring your favorite human to McWane Science Center to enjoy a day out filled with wonder and curiosity. Join Dr. Rhesa Houston from Assistance Animals Consulting for a presentation on service dog superpowers as well as service dog etiquette for our two-legged friends.  We will have pawtastic activities, dog treats, and a special sensory-friendly IMAX showing of Superpower Dogs at 3pm.

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Birmingham Sci Cafe

August 20 @ 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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September 2019

Birmingham Sci Cafe

September 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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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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