Science Center of Iowa

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401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway
Des Moines, IA
50309


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$5 Family Night

August 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

The second Friday of each month, explore SCI with your family with $5 general admission, documentary IMAX films and Food Chain Cafe specials! Kick off your weekend by building a rocket, traveling through outer space in one of SCI’s dynamic experience platforms or experiencing a larger-than-life IMAX film with extended hours until 8:00 pm!

Science Center of Iowa

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401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway
Des Moines, IA
50309


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SCI’s 16th Annual Fundraising Event & Live Auction

August 22, 2014 - 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Don’t miss the Science Center of Iowa’s 16th Annual Fundraising Event & Auction, one of the most talked about celebrations in Des Moines! With amazing live and silent auctions, delectable cuisine and cocktails and live music, the event is an exciting celebration of SCI and our commitment to informal learning.

For more information call (515) 274-6868 ext. 252 or visit www.sciowa.org/annualevent

 

Science Center of Iowa

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401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway
Des Moines, IA
50309


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Iowa LEGO Users Group Meet-Up

August 17, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Join the Iowa LEGO Users Group (IowaLUG) from 2:00-4:00 pm for some free building and LEGO discussion! This summer, the group will be talking about the “Great Ball Contraption,” which they hope to have up and running for the Des Moines Mini Maker Faire on September 1!

What is LUG? A LEGO Users Group is simply a community of LEGO enthusiasts who meet up regularly to be social, share ideas, trade parts, build on collaborative projects, plan awesome events and generally share in the hobby. The Iowa LEGO Users Group (IowaLUG) aims to create such a community locally and to act as a resource for people who are interested in LEGO as a hobby at any level.

 

Science Center of Iowa

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5300 Indianola Road
Des Moines, IA
50320


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Star Party at Ewing Park

August 29, 2014 - 12:00 am at Science Center of Iowa
5300 Indianola Road

Experience the Out-of-this-World-Space-Observation – SCI is having a Star Party!

Join SCI staff at Ewing Park and observe the Moon, planets and other celestial objects! SCI staff will set up several telescopes for you to use. This event is free to the public.

This event is in partnership with City of Des Moines Park and Recreation the Des Moines Astronomical Society (DMAS).

Science Center of Iowa

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5300 Indianola Road
Des Moines, IA
50320


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Star Party at Ewing Park

August 29, 2014 - 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm at Science Center of Iowa
5300 Indianola Road

Experience the Out-of-this-World-Space-Observation – SCI is having a Star Party!

Join SCI staff at Ewing Park and observe the Moon, planets and other celestial objects! SCI staff will set up several telescopes for you to use. This event is free to the public.

This event is in partnership with City of Des Moines Park and Recreation the Des Moines Astronomical Society (DMAS).

Science Center of Iowa

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401 W. Martin Luther King. Jr. Parkway
Des Moines, IA
50309


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Mixology Night

August 1, 2014 - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King. Jr. Parkway

Mix. Mingle. Music. Science.

Mix your Friday night up with drinks, mingling, science and entertainment! 21+ crowd: This night is exclusively for you! The first Friday of every month, experience all that SCI has to offer – minus the kids. Grab a cocktail and enjoy live music from local bands and adult-themed presentations and programming!

Admission:
 General admission is $5; free for SCI Members
A valid driver’s license is required for admission and must be presented at the SCI Box Office.

 

Science Center of Iowa

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401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway
Des Moines, IA
50309


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Wednesday Workshop: Deconstruct & Reinvent

July 30, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Calling all young Makers! Each Wednesday in July from 5:00-7:00 pm, we’re hosting drop-in workshops for students ages 12-18. Each workshop has a materials fee of just $10, or $5 for SCI Members.

In this workshop, we will take apart different mechanical devices and repurpose them to complete new tasks.

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Science Center of Iowa

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401 West Martin Luther King Junior Parkway
Des Moines, IA
50309


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Wednesday Workshop: Deconstruct & Reinvent

July 30, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 West Martin Luther King Junior Parkway

Calling all young Makers! Each Wednesday in July from 5:00-7:00 pm, we’re hosting drop-in workshops for students ages 12-18.

Each workshop has a materials fee of just $10, or $5 for SCI Members.

www.sciowa.org/explore/exhibit/

 

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