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Science on Tap: The Craft Beer Movement

When: April 30, 2015 7:00 pm

The Maryland Science Center’s popular science of adult beverages series returns with a focus on beer in April with World of Beer Baltimore. The presentation will explore the craft beer movement and include sampling of various beer styles. Ticket required.

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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.

Whiskey in The Shed

Who: 21+ only, Adults, Members Where: The Shed at the Maryland Science Center When: May 28, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm How Much? $60 per person ($55 for members)

Discover the history and culture behind Japanese Whiskey, the components and distillation processes, and taste four exceptional whiskeys during this unique event. Advance registration required, 21+ only.

Super Science Slumber Party

Who: Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: May 29, 2015 5:30 pm - 9:30 am How Much? $35 per person

Spend a night at our museum with the Super Science Slumber Party—a member exclusive event. Participate in hands-on activities throughout the building, watch movies, play in the Kids Room, craft and create in The Shed, roar with the dinosaurs, experiment in SciLab, and when it’s time to say lights out—sleep in the exhibit halls. Advance registration required.

Closed for Solstice

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: June 20, 2015

Maryland Science Center will be closed today while we prepare for our annual fundraiser this evening, Solstice.

Solstice

Who: Adults, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: June 20, 2015 8:00 pm - 12:00 am How Much? $125 per person ($105 for members)

Dance the night away and celebrate the education and outreach programs of the Maryland Science Center. A moveable feast awaits as guests stroll from station to station sampling delicious food and signature libations. Spectrum will be setting the musical scene for the evening, so strap on your dancing shoes and get ready to party!

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.