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Science Uncorked: Summer of Riesling

When: July 23, 2015 7:00 pm

Join us for an evening of exploration into Riesling as we discover what makes this single grape varietal so distinctly versatile, tasting renditions from bright and sparkling, to mineral driven and bone dry, to juicy with vibrant acidity and sweetness.

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Kiddie Collaborations

Who: Families & Kids Where: Kids Room When: Every Week Day in July at 11:00am and 2:00pm How Much? Free with paid admission

You never know what will happen when you show up at Kiddie Collaborations! It could be an Animal Antics, Itsy Bitsy Infants, Simply Scientists, or something from Storybook Nook.

Structures

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed at the Maryland Science Center When: July 6 - 10 How Much? Free with paid admission

Learn and use engineering and architectural skills to build different structures in the Shed. Assemble different types of materials together to make constructions

Itsy Bitsy Infants

Who: Families & Kids Where: Kids Room When: Every Thursday in July at 11am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Pub Science

Who: 21+ only Where: HomeSlyce Pizza Bar, 336 N Charles Street, Baltimore When: July 9, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm How Much? Free

Join the Maryland Science Center for some science with your socializing. We’ll blow some stuff up, light some stuff on fire, experiment with chemicals, and we’ll even let you do some of the science if you want.

Animal Antics

Who: Families & Kids Where: Kids Room When: July 10, 2015 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Join our staff in the Kids Room for a visit from one of the Science Center’s resident creatures. Learn about how they move, eat, and adapt to thrive in their diverse environments.

Fridays After 5

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: Friday nights from 5:00-8:00pm How Much? $9.00

Admission for Fridays After 5 includes the permanent exhibit halls, planetarium, and IMAX Theater. All visitors pay just $9 for admission during Fridays After 5.

Patio Party

Who: Adults, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: July 10, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm How Much? Free

Join the Maryland Science Center this summer for Patio Parties. Bring the family, neighbors, and your friends for adult beverages, family-friendly live bands and light fare outside on the Science Center’s waterfront patio.

Friday Night Stargazing

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: The Observatory When: Every Friday Night, 7:00-10:30pm How Much? Free to the public

Venture out to our urban rooftop Observatory to view the night sky as our staff help you find planets and constellations. Stargazing is free and open to the public.

Space Probe Design

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed at the Maryland Science Center When: July 11 - 17 How Much? Free with paid admission

With New Horizons approaching Pluto this week, we will be designing our own model probes for interplanetary space travel!

Food Science Workshop Series: Pickling & Canning

Who: Ages 10+ (under 16 must be participating with an adult) Where: Maryland Science Center When: July 11, 2015 10:30 am - 12:30 pm How Much? $15 per person

This workshop is sold out. Participants will use kitchen chemistry to explore the science behind food preservation, taste test a quick pickle recipe, and take home their canned creation. Advance registration required.

Simply Scientists

Who: Families & Kids Where: Kids Room When: July 13, 2015 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Kids Room staff to try your hand at an easy experiment or two. Young scientists can explore a different concept each month through hands-on science fun.

Pluto Palooza

Who: Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: July 14, 2015 11:00 am - 3:00 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

After traveling nearly 10 years and 3 billion miles, the New Horizons spacecraft makes its fly-by closest approach to Pluto today. Engage in special activities to celebrate Pluto.

Pub Science

Who: 21+ only Where: Mick O'Shea's Irish Pub, 328 N Charles St, Baltimore When: July 16, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm How Much? Free

Join the Maryland Science Center for some science with your socializing. We’ll blow some stuff up, light some stuff on fire, experiment with chemicals, and we’ll even let you do some of the science if you want.

Patio Party

Who: Adults, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: July 17, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm How Much? Free

Join the Maryland Science Center this summer for Patio Parties. Bring the family, neighbors, and your friends for adult beverages, family-friendly live bands and light fare outside on the Science Center’s waterfront patio.

DIY Bubble Wands

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed at the Maryland Science Center When: July 18 & 19 How Much? Free with paid admission

Make your own bubble wand to celebrate Bubble Days! We will be using different materials to create bubble wands.

Bubble Days

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: July 18 & 19, Noon-4pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Come see the sudsiest spectacle of the summer at the Maryland Science Center’s 10th annual Bubble Days. The fun will be bubbling up all over the building—and outside too!

Shed Press

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed at the Maryland Science Center When: July 20 - 26 How Much? Free with paid admission

Be your own writer and publisher today at the Shed! Learn how to bind a book and come make a zine, a homemade publication, about your favorite skills.

Simply Scientists

Who: Families & Kids Where: Kids Room When: July 22, 2015 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Kids Room staff to try your hand at an easy experiment or two. Young scientists can explore a different concept each month through hands-on science fun.

Science Uncorked: Summer of Riesling

Who: 21+ only Where: Maryland Science Center When: July 23, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm How Much? $50 per person ($45 for members)

Join us for an evening of exploration into Riesling as we discover what makes this single grape varietal so distinctly versatile, tasting renditions from bright and sparkling, to mineral driven and bone dry, to juicy with vibrant acidity and sweetness.

DIY Workshop Series: Breadboarding

Who: Ages 10+ (under 16 must be participating with an adult) Where: The Shed When: July 25, 2015 10:30 am - 12:30 pm How Much? $15 per project, maximum two participants per project

Breadboarding is a fundamental part of learning how to put circuits together. In this introductory course, you will learn what breadboards are and how they work, along with how to build different basic circuits. Advance registration required.

Shadow Puppets

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed at the Maryland Science Center When: July 27 - August 2 How Much? Free with paid admission

Come make your own shadow puppet! We will be using simple materials to engineer puppets that can move and dance across a screen.

Animal Antics

Who: Families & Kids Where: Kids Room When: July 27, 2015 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Join our staff in the Kids Room for a visit from one of the Science Center’s resident creatures. Learn about how they move, eat, and adapt to thrive in their diverse environments.

Storybook Nook

Who: Families & Kids Where: Kids Room When: July 28, 2015 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Look around a corner and you might find the Kids Room staff with a favorite story and related activity. Your children can help bring the story to life with the use of flannel boards, puppets, arts, or crafts. Learn about outer space, dinosaurs, our bodies, and more as we read some books from our collection.

Kiddie Collaborations

Who: Families & Kids Where: Kids Room When: Every Week Day in August at 11:00am and 2:00pm How Much? Free with paid admission

You never know what will happen when you show up at Kiddie Collaborations! It could be an Animal Antics, Itsy Bitsy Infants, Simply Scientists, or something from Storybook Nook.

Flying Contraptions

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: August 3 - 7 How Much? Free with paid admission

Make it fly! Come join us as we build aerodynamic objects such as kites and airplanes and test out different materials in our wind tubes.