August 2016

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08/01/2016 - 10:00am to 08/11/2016 - 4:00pm
 
 
Every year, the Earth runs into a debris trail left by Swift-Tuttle Comet which creates the Perseid Meteor Shower. This year, night sky observers will be able to see more meteors from dark viewing locations. The Planetarium’s star shows will prepare everyone for the peak of the meteor shower taking place on the August 11 and 12.
 
 
 
 
 
 
08/05/2016 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Join the adventure of a lifetime and journey to Middle Earth! See demonstrations by our local Historical European Martial Arts group, go on a Ring Quest, brush up on your Elvish and much more. End your evening with a free showing of Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in the OMNIMAX theater at 10pm.
 
 
08/06/2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ever wonder about the mysterious lives of dinosaurs? Wonder no more! Join us as we explore the mysterious lives of dinosaurs. Discover how dinosaurs ate, learn about dinosaur anatomy, and examine real fossils. Plus, make your own cast of a real dinosaur tooth! The program is fun for kids, families and adults. Tickets are $7 per person ($5 for members) and space is limited so be sure to get tickets today! Date: 1st Saturday of every month in 2016 Time: 1-2pm Location: Dana Brown Fossil Prep Lab on Lower Level *This program is designed for children ages 5+ accompanied by an adult One adult per four children is required. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 314.289.4424.
 
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08/01/2016 - 10:00am to 08/11/2016 - 4:00pm
 
 
Every year, the Earth runs into a debris trail left by Swift-Tuttle Comet which creates the Perseid Meteor Shower. This year, night sky observers will be able to see more meteors from dark viewing locations. The Planetarium’s star shows will prepare everyone for the peak of the meteor shower taking place on the August 11 and 12.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
08/11/2016 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us on Thursday, August 11 and try to be the best there ever was! We will be open late until 8pm with lure modules set at our PokeStops all night. Show your team pride by battling for control of the gym located at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. The Planetarium will be lighted in the team color of whoever controls it at the end of the night! Other activities include: Pokémon themed food and drink specials Amazing Science Demonstration: Fire vs Electric Demos from local augmented reality and virtual reality developers
 
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08/20/2016 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Join us and our community partners in safely observing the Sun (weather permitting) and participate in activities that will focus on the Sun. Where: James S. McDonnell Planetarium
 
 
08/20/2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Family Med. School: FUNdamentals Interested in a medicine and anatomy? Get hands-on experience with researchers from anatomy and physiology experts from Adventures in Medicine and Science (AIMS), Washington University. Each of our four sessions will explore a different body system. Join us for discussions involving medically important disease prevention and ways to stay healthy and injury-free! This is a great mentoring and fact-finding mission for adolescents with a casual interest in the field or to test the waters of a medical career. Ideal for parents and their children, 5th grade and over. Location: Life Science Lab, First Level, Saint Louis Science Center Cost: $16 per person members $18 per person nonmembers For all 4 sessions- $60 per person for member For all 4 sessions - $65 per person for nonmembers Reservations: To reserve your tickets, please call our Public Programs Department at 314.289.4439. For more information, please call 314.289.4430. Parents must register to participate with their children.
 
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08/22/2016 - 9:30am to 08/23/2016 - 4:30pm
 
 
The Life Science Gallery, Center Stage and Paleo Lab will be closed the following days. Sorry for any inconvenience, the rest of the Saint Louis Science Center will be open as usual.
 
 
08/24/2016 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Pluto’s status as a dwarf planet. The Planetarium’s star shows will focus on Pluto and NASA’s New Horizon’s mission. Enjoy fun activities throughout the day. Where: James S. McDonnell Planetarium
 
 
 
 
08/27/2016 -
7:00pm to 11:00pm
August 27, 2016 7 - 11 p.m. Join Starlite Events and the Saint Louis Science Center on August 27 for a wine and spirits tasting event for your brain. This total sensory experience will let you be hands-on with some of winemaking and distilling's most popular ingredients. Learn about the chemistry and science behind the entire wine making process. This event will feature 70+ wine tastings, science demonstrations, live music and more! Featuring: 70+ Wines and spirits Small Plates cooked with wine Science Demonstrations and Lectures Live Music Complimentary Parking Ticket prices: $50 Members, $55 non-Members or $60 at the door (day of the event) To Purchase tickets online. Click on August 27th on the event calendar and choose 'Special Events' to purchase tickets to Science Uncorked. For more information call 314.289.4424. This is an adult event, 21 years and older. Contact starliteevents@slsc.org for more details!
 
 
 
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