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Midnight Noon Online

Maryland Science Center
Dec. 31, 10am - 2pm
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Celebrate the noontime ball drop from the comfort of home!

Join the Maryland Science Center and Domino Sugar for Midnight Noon Online on Thursday, December 31 from 10am to 2pm with hands-on activities, a livestream performance by Grammy nominated Milkshake, and of course– a countdown to the new year at noon!

How do I participate in Midnight Noon Online?

Join us here, where activities and performances will be posted according to a schedule. You can also get access to all activities on our Facebook page at the scheduled times.


10:00aM – Design a sound shaker

Turn a cardboard tube into noisemaker to ring in the New Year.

Science at Home Activity


11:30 aM – live performance by milkshake

Shake it up with a live performance by Grammy-nominated kids rock band, Milkshake!

Performance and Countdown


12:00PM – Live countdown to noon with milkshake

Tune in to Milkshake’s live performance as they countdown to the New Year at noon!


1:00PM – Build a confetti popper

Use simple materials to make a confetti popper that can be use again and again!

Science at Home Activity


  • Toilet paper tube (2)
  • Balloon
  • Scissors
  • Masking tape
  • Markers, colored pencils, or crayons
  • Hole punch
  • Colorful paper scraps
  • Stapler
  • Beads, dry rice, or dry beans