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July 2017
Theater, Science, All Ages

July 29

11:00 am - 11:30 am
$5 - $7

Incoming!

Embark on a journey back in time and across the Solar System, following the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth—and those that roam far from home. These ancient objects travel billions of years before reaching Earth, and their impact can be so powerful that just one collision can change the course of life on our planet.

Runtime: 22 minutes | View the trailer!

Music, All Ages

July 29

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Garage Jam

Stop by the Music Garage and rock out! Jam with a friend or two, and try out your chops on a variety of instruments. Museum staff will be there to help you out…but please, don’t play Free Bird.

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

July 29

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$5 - $7

Dream to Fly

Since the beginning of history, people have dreamed of flying. Tales of mythical dragon flights thrilled ancient dreamers. Storytellers wove airy fantasies of magic carpet rides. Leonardo da Vinci stoked the dreams of flight with his fantastic drawings and through his eyes, we learned to look to nature for the secrets of flight. Dream To Fly is a poetic and touching story of aviation development through the ages. (more…)

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

July 29

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$5 - $7

Total Eclipse of the MoD

On Aug. 21, 2017, people across the United States will see the sun disappear behind the moon, turning daylight into twilight as we experience a total solar eclipse. This summer come get the scoop on exactly what happens during an eclipse and learn how you’ll be able to best observe the eclipse in August during this live-presenter led show.

Science, All Ages

July 29

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Ferret Feeding Frenzy!

Watch our endangered black-footed ferrets tear into their weekend meal. Not for the squeamish or faint of heart…you’ve been warned!

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 29

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$5 - $7

Dynamic Earth

In this film you’ll ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes as you explore the interlocking systems that shape Earth’s climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, Kids

July 30

10:30 am - 10:30 am
$5 - $7

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Join Big Bird, Elmo and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu for a look at the stars. Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.

Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer!

Music, All Ages

July 30

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Reactable Remix

Wanna master the super-cool Reactable? Drop by the Reactable Room in the Music & Sound Lab for expert guidance, and see if you can get the club jumpin’.

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 30

11:00 am - 11:30 am
$5 - $7

Incoming!

Embark on a journey back in time and across the Solar System, following the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth—and those that roam far from home. These ancient objects travel billions of years before reaching Earth, and their impact can be so powerful that just one collision can change the course of life on our planet.

Runtime: 22 minutes | View the trailer!

Music, All Ages

July 30

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Garage Jam

Stop by the Music Garage and rock out! Jam with a friend or two, and try out your chops on a variety of instruments. Museum staff will be there to help you out…but please, don’t play Free Bird.

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