December 2014

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12/02/2014 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Today Seniors can purchase special discounted admission to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes for $13.50. Other Senior Tuesday discounts include: OMNIMAX ® Theater Films - $6 Planetarium Shows - $4 Parking - $5
 
 
 
12/04/2014 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Thank you for your interest. This event is now sold out. "Sherlock Holmes and the Yuletide Homicide" Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson investigate a mystery during the Holiday Season. Can the world's greatest detective solve a murder beneath the mistletoe? Is the killer disguised as a bell ringing Santa on the street corner - or is he the person sitting beside you? Join us to find out! Will you be a suspect? Date and Time: December 4, 2014 at 6:30pm Where: Saint Louis Science Center Tickets: $60 per person. Tickets include performance, dinner, hors d'oeuvres , dessert and one drink ticket. The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes will open at 5pm for complimentary investigation. Advance reservations are required. For tickets call 314.289.4424 This is a 21 and older event.
 
 
12/05/2014 - 6:00pm to 11:30pm
Battlestar Galactica Learn the real science behind science fiction at our First Fridays events! December's theme is Battlestar Galactica, First Friday will feature free hands-on activities and culminate with showings of Battlestar Galactica in the OMNIMAX® Theater. First Friday favorites like public telescope viewings, scifi trivia and special prices for OMNIMAX® films are a staple at every event. Tickets for the free episode showing are available starting at 6pm on the evening of the First Friday event and are distributed on a first come, first served basis. First Friday activities such as our presentations, sci-fi trivia, 10pm sci-fi film, etc. are primarily designed for adults and recommended for audiences 16 years and older. Our public telescope viewings and free 7pm Planetarium show are recommended for all ages.
 
 
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12/07/2014 - 9:30am to 5:30pm
The Saint Louis Science Center celebrates our military and veterans every day of the year with special pricing for military personnel, veterans and their families to our OMNIMAX Theater, special exhibitions and more. However, during the run of D-Day: Normandy 1944, military veterans will receive free admission to this film on the following dates: May 26 - Memorial Day June 6 - 70th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy July 4 - Independence Day November 11 - Veterans Day December 7 - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day December 16 - 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended for veteran free admission days to D-Day: Normandy 1944. Reservations to these special showings are only available by calling our Reservations Department at 314.289.4424.
 
 
 
12/09/2014 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Today Seniors can purchase special discounted admission to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes for $13.50. Other Senior Tuesday discounts include: OMNIMAX ® Theater Films - $6 Planetarium Shows - $4 Parking - $5
 
 
 
 
 
12/13/2014 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
The Saint Louis Science Center is excited to have John McManus here for a book signing December 13 from 1:30-3:30pm in our ExploreStore. Mr. McManus will be signing his book The Dead and Those About to Die: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach. A white-knuckle account of the 1st Infantry Division’s harrowing D-Day assault on the eastern sector of Omaha Beach—acclaimed historian John C. McManus has written a gripping history that will stand as the last word on this titanic battle. This will also be your last weekend opportunity to see our OMNIMAX film D-Day: Normandy 1944. This is a great opportunity to see the film on the world's largest screen, and talk with an historian about those brave men and women who served their country on that fateful day in June.
 
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12/16/2014 - 9:30am to 5:30pm
The Saint Louis Science Center celebrates our military and veterans every day of the year with special pricing for military personnel, veterans and their families to our OMNIMAX Theater, special exhibitions and more. However, during the run of D-Day: Normandy 1944, military veterans will receive free admission to this film on the following dates: May 26 - Memorial Day June 6 - 70th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy July 4 - Independence Day November 11 - Veterans Day December 7 - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day December 16 - 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended for veteran free admission days to D-Day: Normandy 1944. Reservations to these special showings are only available by calling our Reservations Department at 314.289.4424.
 
 
12/16/2014 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Today Seniors can purchase special discounted admission to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes for $13.50. Other Senior Tuesday discounts include: OMNIMAX ® Theater Films - $6 Planetarium Shows - $4 Parking - $5
 
 
 
 
 
12/20/2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Explore the Longest Night at Nova Nights: The Still Sun On December 20, enjoy a date night under the stars of the James S. McDonnell Planetarium and learn about the upcoming the winter solstice. Your evening will include a live star show, a classic sci-fi film and a cash bar. For thousands of years the winter solstice has been celebrated by those of us in the Northern hemisphere as the day when the sun's southward movement along the Eastern and Western horizons comes to a standstill. During the days that follow, the sun starts moving northward along the horizons and the days gradually start to get longer as we look forward to spring. Learn more about this astronomical event at our December Nova Night in a special presentation of our Live Sky Tonight Planetarium show. After this live star show, enjoy a special showing of Fahrenheit 451 (1966) to complete your evening. Your admission to Nova Nights includes: A special presentation of the Live Sky Tonight exploring the Winter Solstice A classic science fiction movie, Fahrenheit 451 (1966) Cash bar Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door Location: James S. McDonnell Planetarium Date and Time: Friday, December 20. Doors open at 6:30pm. Event begins at 7pm. This is a 21 and older event. Seating is limited. Reservations are encouraged. For more information or to purchase your tickets, call 314.289.4424. Parking for Nova Nights events is located at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. Parking is free. To make your evening as comfy as possible, feel free to bring pillows and blankets. A limited number of floor mats will also be available. This is a dark night sky presentation, so it is important to arrive prior to the 7pm event start time.
 
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12/23/2014 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Today Seniors can purchase special discounted admission to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes for $13.50. Other Senior Tuesday discounts include: OMNIMAX ® Theater Films - $6 Planetarium Shows - $4 Parking - $5
 
 
 
 
12/26/2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Please join the Saint Louis Science Center at a Blood Drive sponsored by the American Red Cross and give the gift of life this holiday season. To make an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: SLSC. All presenting donors will receive a special American Red Cross holiday long-sleeve t-shirt (while supply lasts). Free parking will be provided for all presenting donors. For questions about your eligibility to donate, call 1.866.236.3276. Photo ID required.
 
 
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12/30/2014 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Today Seniors can purchase special discounted admission to The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes for $13.50. Other Senior Tuesday discounts include: OMNIMAX ® Theater Films - $6 Planetarium Shows - $4 Parking - $5