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Engineer It: Dig It

Explore the world of geotechnical engineering and soil science with local civil engineers in this fun and educational hands-on workshop. Sponsored by Forte & Tablada, Southern Earth Sciences, and the American Society of Civil Engineers

BASF Kids’ Lab: Playful Polymers

Slippery, ooey and gooey... Oh My! Explore how polymers behave using some common household ingredients. Your slimy creation is yours to keep. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside. BASF Kids’ Lab requires adult participation and is offered on a first come, first served basis with registration beginning the morning of the program, and space is...

Far-Out First Friday: Back in Time

Part of our Dino Days celebration.

At this month’s Far-Out First Friday, kickoff our Dino Days celebration by experiencing a night of full-dome planetarium shows. You’ll also have a chance to encounter Jason – the 65-million-year-old Triceratops skull that inspired our weekend-long celebration! Be propelled back through the epochs during a free 7 PM showing of Dinosaurs at Dusk. Explore an Earth...

Hands-On Happenings: Dino Edition

Part of our Dino Days celebration.

Explore dinosaurs and their prehistoric world through a variety of interactive activities at this month’s extended Hands-On Happenings, part of our weekend-long Dino Days celebration. In addition to hands-on stations and knowledgeable guest presenters, you will also be among the first to see our newest additions to the Solar System Gallery – home of Jason, our resident Triceratops....

June First Sunday

Part of our Dino Days celebration.

From fossils and a mummy’s tomb to The Art of Warner Bros. and more, round out our weekend-long Dino Days celebration by taking your family or friends on a memorable museum expedition. With free admission to the galleries and $6 admission to planetarium shows, it’s the perfect time to explore. This month's program sponsored by Lamar...

BASF Kids’ Lab: The pHun Factor

Slippery, ooey, and gooey. Explore how polymers behave using some common household ingredients. Your slimy creation is yours to keep! Each child also receives a backpack with surprises inside. BASF Kids’ Lab requires adult participation and is offered on a first come, first served basis with registration beginning the morning of the program, and space is limited. Participants...