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10:30 am

Theater, Science, Kids

July 25

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$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!

11:30 am

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 25

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$2 – $4

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

1:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 25

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$2 – $4

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!

2:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 25

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$2 – $4

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

2:15 pm

History, Kids

July 25

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 – $5

SOLD OUT – Little STEAMers: Space Explorers

If you were going to visit another planet, what would your mission be? What kind of special tools would you need to be successful? In this week’s Little STEAMers, your child will have the opportunity to design and create their very own space explorer to go to a planet of their imagining!

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.

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

Image courtesy of Make Magazine

3:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 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,

July 25

4:00 pm - 4:30 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!

6:00 pm

Music, Teens, Adults

July 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, Science, All Ages

July 25

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
$2 – $4

Sensory Friendly Films at FCMoD: Dynamic Earth

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.

July 25: 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!

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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