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The Science of the Holidays

Saturday Family Days
December 5, 12 and 19, 2015
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join us for a holly jolly good time as we celebrate the holiday season with fun for the whole family! Create a personalized ornament with a robot, engineer your own flying toy, make your own light up holiday card, and fold up some fun with origami creations. Admission is included with general admission.

In addition, we will offer family style learning labs* offered throughout the day so you can discover the science behind some of your favorite holiday treats. Join us and bring your whole family for some geeky holiday fun!

*Holiday Family Labs are an additional $1.50 per person cost due to cost of supplies.

Holiday Family Labs Schedule
December 12: Chocolate Covered Science
December 19: The Case of the Missing Cookie

11 a.m.
1 p.m.
3 p.m.

Parents’ Night Out
December 4, 11 and 18, 2015
6 to 10 p.m. (Drop-off begins at 5:30 p.m.)
Ages 4-15
$23 for first child/$18 for each additional child

Also in December, Parents’ Night Out will be offered every Friday (until Dec. 18) in conjunction with The Science of the Holidays family festivities.

Each week, children will experience the holidays with a dash of science with hands-on activities and holiday themed labs – all while you enjoy an evening out or shop till you drop!

You can register for Parents’ Night Out below, and hurry – these spots fill fast!

December 18 – Register Here!
Ages 4-6: Polar Explorers Brr! It’s cold out there, but why don’t penguins and polar bears mind? Find out how as you these arctic animals and discover how they survive the coldest places on the planet. No mittens required!

Ages 7-10: Warm and Fuzzy Frigid cold and blistering winds fight the frost with science! Children will learn basic measuring, graphing, and compare conductors and insulators. Also, in the spirit of the giving season, make a warm fuzzy to share with all your friends.

Ages 11+: Crystal Chemistry Children will begin their study of crystals by determining that crystals are repeating structures, identifying the different shapes of crystals that occur naturally and explain why crystals have different shapes

Event Sponsors


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Thank you so much to our event sponsors!

For more information about The Science of the Holidays sponsorships, please contact Jennifer Deermer.