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10:15 am

Theater, Kids

April 25

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: Somewhere over the Rainbow

Can you name all the colors of the rainbow? Join us as we jump into the rainbow and explore through experiments and crafts how rainbows are made!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

11:30 am

Theater, Science, Kids

April 25

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$2 – $4

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!

2:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

April 25

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$2 – $4

Phantom of the Universe

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment in South Dakota, Phantom of the Universe will immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

2:15 pm

Theater, Kids

April 25

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: Somewhere over the Rainbow

Can you name all the colors of the rainbow? Join us as we jump into the rainbow and explore through experiments and crafts how rainbows are made!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

3:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

April 25

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$2 – $4

Explore

Have you ever wondered how spacecraft navigate quickly and accurately to Earth orbit and beyond? Find out in EXPLORE, an odyssey to the planet Mars through the lens of humanity’s fascination with the stars — from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler.

Runtime: 27 minutes  | View the trailer!

4:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

April 25

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$2 – $4

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!

6:00 pm

Music, Teens, Adults

April 25

6:00 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.

 

Theater, All Ages

April 25

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
$2 – $4

Sensory Friendly Films at FCMoD: Dream to Fly

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is proud to offer a special opportunity for individuals living with autism or other special needs. Enjoy unique films in our 360° OtterBox Digital Dome Theater in an environment of acceptance and understanding.

Many others, not on the autism spectrum, also enjoy Sensory Friendly Films – it’s a great opportunity for families to meet, siblings of children with autism to get to know other kids, and anyone to enjoy a film!

Check out our calendar for more information and to see which film piques your interest!

Sensory Friendly Films at FCMoD are offered on the 4th Thursday of every month at 6:00pm. Families are permitted to bring their own items or snacks to help foster an enjoyable experience.

April 25th:

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. It presents the significant milestones on our route to conquering the skies – both in terms of technological breakthroughs, as well as our perceptions of flying itself.

Runtime: 35 minutes | View the trailer!

Recommended Ages 8+

We are eager to hear about new ways to serve all members of our community and welcome your feedback, suggestions, questions or concerns. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with your thoughts!

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