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March 2018
Science, History, Kids, Teens

March 16

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Geek Week: Superhero Showdown

Ka-pow! Learn from the pros how to write and draw comics and design your own superhero. Explore superpowers, and use science to bust – or prove – their existence!  Holy superpowers, Batman!

  • Meet real-life heroes
  • Draw your own comics
  • Witness the science behind superpowers
  • Learn about animal superpowers
  • Costume-Making and Photo Booth
Theater, Music, Teens, Adults

March 16

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10 - $12

Acoustic Treatment: Steve Manshel

Join the conversation with local musicians! Hear stories – and ask questions! – as they share tales from their song-writing experience, intermixed with an intimate acoustic set. Featuring a different artist each session. This month: Steve Manshel

$12/$10 per session. Space is limited!

Doors open at 7:30 pm, performance starts at 8:00 pm

Cash bar will be available.

Science, All Ages

March 17

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Meet the Animals

Are you ready for face-to-face encounters with FCMoD’s creatures, critters, and creepy-crawlies?

Scamper into our Animal Encounters exhibit to dig deeper into the animal kingdom. It’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys!

Science, History, Kids

March 17

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
$20 - $25

Explore More! Workshop: Create Your Own Comic Book

Let your imagination guide you! Learn to write, storyboard, and draw your very own comic book with the help of local comic writers and artists. Designed for all skill levels! Will you design a superhero, write an epic space adventure, or create a whole new never-before-imagined world? Ages 9-12. $25/$20 member. Space is limited.

Science, All Ages

March 17

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
$4 - $5

Discovery Lab: The Eyes Have It!

The eyes help people look at the world… but have you ever stopped to look at the eyes? In this lab, your family will have the chance to dissect a cow’s eye for yourself with the help of our trained staff and volunteers. Not for the squeamish, but certainly for the curious! $5 per family of 6 or fewer people/$4 member family. All ages are welcome, but recommended for ages 9+. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult.

Music, Science, History, Kids

March 21

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Story Garden Adventures

Bring your little ones to the Tot Spot’s Story Garden for a fun, educational storytime! Each week will explore two books that share a common theme. Aimed at increasing a child’s attention span, this is a story time to be enjoyed by all! Drop-in program. Free with admission.

Science, Kids

March 22

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 - $5

Little STEAMers: Space Explorers!

Little STEAMers! Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers.

$5 per child/$4 for members

2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, 10:15am or 2:15pm

Science, Kids

March 22

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 - $5

Little STEAMers: Space Explorers!

Little STEAMers! Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers.

$5 per child/$4 for members

2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, 10:15am or 2:15pm

Theater, History, All Ages

March 22

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Discovery After Dark: Women’s History Month

Join us as we explore the paths of several notable women in Fort Collins history. Collections and Archive staff will share stories and photographs of local luminaries in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater for an inspirational evening!

Note: This program is free, however due to limited seating we do require registration.

Theater, Music, All Ages

March 23

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$17.5 - $35

Holst’s The Planets – Live in the Dome

Experience Holst’s The Planets like never before! Featuring a newly commissioned arrangement of the orchestral score by local composer Gustav Hoyer, these performances will mark not only the 100th anniversary of the piece’s premiere, but also the Spring Equinox.

Utilizing the fully immersive 360° OtterBox Digital Dome Theater, Holst’s The Planets will be performed live by Classical Revolution Northern Colorado and accompanied by stunning visuals of our Solar System. Utilizing the museum’s state-of-the-art Digistar astronomical visualization system, the audience will visit each planet in spectacular detail with imagery provided directly from organizations like NASA, JPL, NOAA, and ESA. Piloted in real-time, the expert dome technicians will take audiences on an inter-planetary voyage to discover the beauty and mystery of our solar system like never before.

$35/$30 for members. $17.50 for students/youth. 

 

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