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Midnight Noon

When: December 31, 2017 10:00 am

Ring in the New Year at the Maryland Science Center! Join us for our annual New Year’s Eve celebration, Midnight Noon, where children can enjoy the ball drop before bed time.

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Gingerbread Lane

Who: Adults, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: From November 11 to January 7 How Much? Free with paid admission

Take a stroll around a Baltimore-themed gingerbread village this winter at the Maryland Science Center!

Science is Sweet!

Who: Adults, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: Every Saturday and Sunday this December How Much? Free with paid admission

Partake in tasty science activities inspired by our Gingerbread Lane exhibit!

Routing Wood

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: December 12 - December 17 How Much? Free with paid admission

Get hands-on with our routers and other tools and make your mark!

Make It Move!

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: December 19 - December 24 How Much? Free with paid admission

Build your own holiday town and try out using pneumatics (air power) and gears to make our collaborative model city come to life!

12 Days of Science

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: From December 21 through January 1 How Much? Free with paid admission

12 Days of Science begins December 21 and features a different theme every day through January 1.

Rainbow Snowflakes

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: December 21, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Use CD’s and cut out snowflakes to play with the light and create rainbows during our Winter Solstice. Activity runs at 2pm. 

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: December 21, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Stimulate those young minds and help develop early skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Melting Snowmen Slime

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: December 22, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Deck the Halls of the Kids Room as we make some slime that looks like a melted snowman. Activity runs at 11am and 2pm. 

Building Igloos

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: December 23, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Using cups and creativity you can be an Arctic Architect and build your own igloo. Activity runs at 11am and 2pm. 

Wind Cars

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: December 24, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Study your Travel-ology while you make a wind powered car that can really move. Activity runs at 11am. 

Circuit Sounds

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: December 26 - December 30 How Much? Free with paid admission

Explore the connection as we make, listen to, and visualize sound and music.

Snowflake Twister

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: December 26, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Winter Games fun as we play a special snowflake version of Twister. Activity runs at 11am and 2pm. 

Minty Glittery Goo

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: December 27, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Enjoy a Snow Day while using your senses of touch, sight, and smell as you play with some special goo. Activity runs at 11am and 2pm. 

Use the Force

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: December 28, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Have a Holly Jolly Jedi experience while using the force of static electricity that comes from our wands. Activity runs at 2pm. 

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: December 28, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Stimulate those young minds and help develop early skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Penguin Races

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: December 29, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Visit our Polar Party where you can race others as you move like a protective penguin during our 12 Days of Science. Activity runs at 11am and 2pm.

Unpoppable Bubbles

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: December 30, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Celebrate Summer in December as we make bubbles you can hold in your hand as part of the 12 Days of Science! Bubblemaking occurs at 11am and 2pm.

Midnight Noon

Who: Adults, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: December 31, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Ring in the New Year at the Maryland Science Center! Join us for our annual New Year’s Eve celebration, Midnight Noon, where children can enjoy the ball drop before bed time.

Circuit Sounds

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: January 1, 2018 How Much? Free with paid admission

How is electricity turned into sound? Explore the connection as we make, listen to, and visualize sound and music.

Shadow Puppets

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

Learn how to engineer a fun character that moves as we play with light and shadow. What story are you going to tell?

First Friday

Who: Adults, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: January 5, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm How Much? $10.00

Join us for First Friday, a night when the Maryland Science Center celebrates the first Friday of each month with discounted admission from 5:00pm-8:00pm! Admission for First Friday includes the permanent exhibit halls, Planetarium, and IMAX Theater. All visitors pay just $10 for admission during First Friday. The IMAX presentation is at 7:00pm, Planetarium presentations are at 6:00pm & 7:30pm, and you will encounter live science during your visit. PLEASE NOTE: The Kids Room closes at 7:30pm during First Fridays. The Shed and SciLab close at…

Bobsled Racing

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: January 9 - January 15 How Much? Free with paid admission

Experiment with different tracks and discover the forces that act on a little sled that you make.

Ropemaking

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: The Shed When: January 13, 2018 10:30 am - 12:30 pm How Much? $20.00

Get a jump start on your New Year’s resolution by pioneering your way through brand new skill sets!

Linkages

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: January 16 - January 21 How Much? Free with paid admission

Join us as we engineer mechanical joints, links and movements using different materials!

Astro Adventure

Who: Adults, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: January 20, 2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

3… 2… 1… Blast off! Grab your space suit and join the Maryland Science Center on January 20 as we take off on a space adventure!