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July 2017
Theater, Science, All Ages

July 27

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$5 - $7

The Hot & Energetic Universe

Using immersive visualizations and real images this film presents the achievements of modern astronomy, the most advanced terrestrial and orbital observatories, the basic principles of electromagnetic radiation as well as the natural phenomena related to High Energy Astrophysics.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

Music, Teens, Adults

July 27

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Musician Meetup

Join FCMoD’s Musician Meetup and connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice, or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Designed for all skill levels. Free Museum admission with participation in Musician Meetup.

Theater, Science, Kids

July 28

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 28

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, Kids

July 28

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

The Accidental Astronauts: An Earth Sun Moon Adventure

Follow the adventures of Cy and Annie and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space! Explore the Earth, Sun and Moon system with a wise-cracking starship computer. Bounce along with them on the surface of the Moon. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. And gain a new appreciation of our home planet.

Runtime: 32 minutes | View the trailer!

Music, All Ages

July 28

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, All Ages

July 28

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

Flying Monsters

220 million years ago dinosaurs were beginning their domination of Earth. But another group of reptiles was about to make an extraordinary leap: pterosaurs were taking control of the skies. The story of how and why these mysterious creatures took to the air is more fantastical than any fiction.

Recommended for ages 6+
Runtime: 40 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

July 28

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.

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 28

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$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!

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 28

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$5 - $7

From Earth to the Universe

Take a journey of discovery that’s as big as the universe itself! From humanity’s earliest notions of the cosmos to the view from today’s grandest telescopes, we continue to wonder and learn about our place in this awesome vastness. You’ll never look at the night sky the same way again after traveling From Earth to the Universe!

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

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