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Saturday, September 6, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
It’s Orlando Science Center reserved only for adults at Science Night Live!

An “adult swim” of the science variety, the event features everything great about the Science Center. Experience all four floors of exhibits, films and hands-on programming aimed specifically for grown-ups, while enjoying adult food and beverages available for purchase.

Guest speakers include Captain Robert Crippen, pilot of the first orbital test flight for the Shuttle program, and Jules Schneider of the Orion spacecraft program at NASA. Also featuring Beemo live in concert.

Must be 21 and older. For more information, click here.


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September 18 - 21, 2014
Special Events on Saturday, September 20

Yo ho ho, little buccaneers! KidsTown is celebrating international talk like a pirate day and will be hosting special activities. Grab your boots, your hat, waistcoats and trousers and join us on the fun! Make your own eye patch, search for treasure, enjoy pirate stories, and meet a pirate (at scheduled times).

The big celebration will be on Saturday, September 20, which is also the opening day of our new exhibit - Bats. There will be black powder demonstrations at the top of every hour. Plus musical sea shanties, Pirate tales, and special giveaways and prizes thanks to Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf, Pirate Dinner Adventure Theatre, Black Sparrow Pirate Adventures, and St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum.

Thank you to all the crews who make this event possible: Arrr Ink., Brothers of the Coast, and Costumers with a Cause.

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Opportunity to join the most exciting museum in Orlando!

Effective August 2014


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Walmart Foundation $5 Day was once again a huge success. Visitors of all ages engaged in an inspiring and educational adventure through the Science Center for only $5!

Guests were able to experience this summer’s traveling exhibits "Sportsology" and "Curious George: Let’s Get Curious!", as well as watching things blow up in the live "KaBoom!" show.

None of this would have been possible without the Walmart Foundation’s constant support. Thank you to all those who volunteered and participated!

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One small step for man; one giant leap for science!

For the 22nd straight year, Track Shack's Celebration of Running 5k presented by Florida Hospital benefited Orlando Science Center. More than 2,400 runners woke up early and ran 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) to raise money for science education programs at the Science Center.

Race through the photos and remember that it's never too early to start training for next year!

Photo Credit: RF Photography

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We kicked it into high gear during August’s Member Monday on August 11! Members spent time in Sportsology and played soccer with the Orlando City Soccer Street Team. Members also met and spoke with a Sports Medicine Doctor from Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.

Join us on Monday, September 8 for our next Member Monday event. Local Music Enthusiast Mark DeMaio is back and ready to make some noise in KidsTown. It will be a morning of rhythm and beats that will get the mind and body going. Instruments will be provided.

For more information, call 407.514.2158. Not a member yet? CLICK HERE to learn about other member benefits and to join.

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Saturday & Sunday, September 13 & 14, 2014
Maker Faire Orlando 2014 will be a two day event!

Maker Faire Orlando is an annual community-organized, family-friendly celebration featuring local do-it-yourself science and technology, art, rockets, robots, crafts, music, hands-on-activities, and more. It’s a place where people show what they are making and share what they are learning.

The individuals behind these exhibits are known as “Makers” and they range from tech-enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. Makers are of all ages and come from many backgrounds. They all share a love for innovation and creativity, as well as an educational spirit to inspire and encourage new Makers. Maker Faire Orlando features displays and experimentation across the spectrum of science, engineering, art, performance and craft.

For more information, visit www.makerfaireorlando.com.

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