Closing on October 27, 2016

A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. Made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet — and the effects humanity has had on it over time — captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Explore the wilds of America and celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service in this giant screen film as big as the outdoors. National Parks Adventure, narrated by Robert Redford, is an adventure for the whole family. Journey through some of America's most majestic wild places and discover a tapestry of natural wonders that will inspire the adventurer in us all.

ROBOTS  is a sneak peek into the future at what might be possible as scientists use innovative engineering and design to make cyber characters less "humanoid" and more just plain human. Robot "actor" RoboThespian will introduce you to CHIMP, ATLAS, PR-2, Herb the Butler, ICUB, and others as he takes you on an amazing tour of what's going on in robotics labs around the world.

Friday, April 3: Jurassic Park

Calling all dinosaur geeks -- everywhere you turn at this paleo-themed First Friday you will find something to delight and intrigue you! Make your own cast of a Tyrannosaurus rex tooth, learn about fossil preparation and identification, and keep your eye out for a "real" dinosaur roaming through the event. 

Celebrate all things game related at the March First Friday. Take part in open board game play, live action games and test video games created by local video game developers!

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.

Avengers Assemble

Learn the real science behind science fiction at our First Fridays events! First Friday will feature free hands-on activities and culminate with a showing The Avengers 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.

National Chemistry Week is an event that encourages local chemists and chemistry enthusiasts to build awareness of all things chemistry.  The local American Chemical Society chapter, businesses, schools, and individuals participate in activities to promote the value of chemistry in everyday life.