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Members enjoy FREE benefits with EVERY visit.

Every Thursday

June 1-August 10 from 5-8 pm

Join us for our summer series, Science at Sunset, a happy hour with great chemistry. Enjoy food specials, live music and fun activities for all ages. Only at the Saint Louis Science Center.

Experience our galleries after hours, and explore The Discovery of King Tut exhibition at discounted evening prices. 5-8 pm Thursdays this summer.

  • Live Music each week featuring local bands.
  • Food and drink specials at the Fermentation Station in GROW including Fitz’s Hard Root Beer, O’Fallon, Kumbucha beers and local wines.
  • The Discovery of King Tut special exhibition discount tickets! As always Members enjoy 50% off special exhibition tickets plus discounted evening tickets are available for non-members.
  • GROW Speaker Series every Thursday at 6:30 pm.

Schedule:

July 20

  • Live music: Johnny Chase
  • Food Special: Flat bread off the grill
  • Drink Specials: Fitz’s Hard Root Beer, Kombucha
  • Presentation:The Butterflies and the Bee-Saint Louis University’s Center for Sustainability research team will discuss the effects of drought on crops and data collection technology.
  • OMNIMAX® Theater: 6 pm Extreme Weather, 7 pm Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
  • Educational activities: Plant Power- Discover the power of plants as they transform from seed to flower. 6pm GROW classroom

July 27

  • Live music: Zero Friction
  • Food Special: Flat bread off the grill
  • Drink Specials: Fitz’s Hard Root Beer, Kombucha
  • Presentation: Pig Poo and the Prairie: Using pig poop for energy. Presented by Rudi Roeslein
  • OMNIMAX® Theater: 6 pm Extreme Weather, 7 pm Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
  • James S. McDonnell Planetarium: 5:30 Eclipse 6:30 Live Sky Tonight Show
  • Educational activities: Flying Machines- how does wind help things fly? Find out as you test different kinds of flight. 6pm GROW classroom

August 3

Yes, you can learn to turn honey to wine. Meet Stuart Keating from Earthbound Brewing Company and learn the buzz on this growing home hobby.

  • Live music: Midlife Band
  • Food Special: Flat bread off the grill
  • Drink Specials: Fitz’s Hard Root Beer, Kombucha
  • Presentation: Meading with co-owner of Earthbound Brewing, presented by Stuart Keating.
  • OMNIMAX® Theater: 6 pm Extreme Weather, 7 pm Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
  • James S. McDonnell Planetarium: 5:30 Eclipse 6:30 Live Sky Tonight Show
  • Educational activities: Marvelous Moon- The moon is a familiar object in the night sky. Learn about its features and create an artistic model of the moon to take home. 6pm GROW classroom

August 10:  Honey Bee Basics

Learn bee keeping basics and see if this “sweet” hobby is for you.

  • Live music: Johnny Chase
  • Food Special: Flat bread off the grill
  • Drink Specials: Fitz’s Hard Root Beer, Kombucha
  • Presentation: Meading with co-owner of Earthbound Brewing, presented by Stuart Keating.
  • OMNIMAX® Theater: 6 pm Extreme Weather, 7 pm Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
  • Educational activities: Super Sun- Learn about the power of the sun and its impact on our lives. 6pm GROW classroom

Science at Sunset