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Spring Clean and Green Workshop Series:
Homemade Cleaners

When: April 11, 2015 10:30 am

Participants will discover how common pantry items can be used to create greener alternatives to household cleaning supplies. This workshop will include the opportunity to create and test out a tub/tile cleaner, wood polish, glass cleaner, stain remover, and a cleaner for pots and pans. Advance registration required.

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Kiddie Collaborations

Who: Families & Kids Where: Kids Room When: Every Week Day in April 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. Feel free to request the day’s activity.

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. The Observatory is open every Friday night, weather permitting. Stargazing is free and open to the public, admission to the Science Center is not required. Please phone 410.545.2999 before your visit to check on viewing conditions.

Sungazing Saturdays

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: The Observatory When: Every Saturday, 1:00-4:00pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Safely look at the Sun and its features–such as sunspots and prominences–through a special set of filters on our telescope. The Observatory is open to museum visitors every Saturday, weather permitting, and admission is included in general Science Center admission. Please phone 410.545.2999 before your visit to check on viewing conditions.

Spring Clean and Green Workshop Series:
Homemade Cleaners

Who: Adults, Families & Kids Where: The Shed at the Maryland Science Center When: April 11, 2015 10:30 am - 12:30 pm How Much? $15 per person

Participants will discover how common pantry items can be used to create greener alternatives to household cleaning supplies. This workshop will include the opportunity to create and test out a tub/tile cleaner, wood polish, glass cleaner, stain remover, and a cleaner for pots and pans. Advance registration required.

EcoBash

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: April 22, 2015 10:00 am - 1:00 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Celebrate Earth Day at the Maryland Science Center’s EcoBash with wind turbines, infrared cameras, native plant species and more!

Spring Clean and Green Workshop Series:
Seed Starting

Who: Adults, Families & Kids Where: Maryland Science Center When: April 25, 2015 10:30 am - 12:30 pm How Much? $15 per person

In this hands-on workshop led by Baltimore Free Farm, you will learn how to start annual flowers, vegetables and herbs, prepare growing/soil media, water, provide proper temperature and lighting, and transplant. Participants will plant several containers of a variety of plants to take home. Advance registration required.

Kiddie Collaborations

Who: Families & Kids Where: Kids Room When: Every Week Day in May 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. Feel free to request the day’s activity.

Humpback Whales 3D Opens in IMAX

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: June 26, 2015

Humpback Whales 3D is an extraordinary journey into the mysterious world of one of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammals. Set in the spectacular waters of Alaska, Hawaii and the remote islands of Tonga, this ocean adventure offers audiences an up-close look at how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young.