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October 2017

Spooktacular!

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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On Saturday, October 28, The Discovery Museum and Planetarium will be hosting our Fifth Annual Spooktacular Event from 10am-4pm. The day will be filled with spooky activities and fun for the entire family. Some of the highlights will include a Pumpkin Chunkin competition, Exploding Jack-O-Lanterns, and our Mad Scientist laboratory. (We really like to blow stuff up!) Bring your eerie engineers and mysterious mathematicians for some silly, spooky STEM fun! Costumes are strongly encouraged, and children who come dressed-up will…

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November 2017

Harvest Brew Fest Version 2.0

November 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$35.00 - $65.00 Sold out

Online ticket sales are CLOSED, but tickets will be available at the door.  $10 will be added to the ticket price at the door, but we can accommodate additional guests, so please come join us! Come join the PARTY! Harvest Brew Fest 2.0 will be held right here, at the Museum, on Saturday, November 4, from 6-9pm. The evening will feature beer tastings, catered bar bites from Fortuna's Catering Co., and a discussion of the science that fuels the beer-making…

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International Science Center and Science Museum Day

November 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Discovery Museum will be a venue for International Science Center and Science Museum day, in conjunction with the United Nations' World Science Day for Peace and Development. The Discovery Museum is delighted to focus on Goal 11, Sustainable Cities and Communities. Help us build Discovery City, the sustainable city of the future! Young learners are challenged to use recycled cardboard and connectors from 3DuxDesign to design and build a sustainable, eco-friendly future city in our Energy Garage maker space, located…

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Thankful Friday

November 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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$7 - $9

Skip the mall! Come to Discovery on Thankful Friday, November 24th for hands-on learning, live science demonstrations, planetarium shows, elf scavenger hunt, green screen holiday card photo opportunity, and yes, even shopping! $2 off admission for every guest all day and 10% off all new memberships thanks to our event Sponsor, Hatfield Insurance Agency! Gift memberships purchased in person come with a free pair of goggles! MEMBERS ARE WELCOME EARLY! Come to the Museum at 9:00AM-a full hour before we…

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December 2017

Weekend Workshop

December 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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$12.00 - $22.00

Join us for a weekend workshop, with a focus on photography! Learn the fundamentals of how cameras work and what each part does, including: - three basic camera settings (exposure, aperture, and ISO sensitivity) and how to take control of them on a camera or smartphone - basic composition - photo scavenger hunt - darkroom session with winter-themed photograms (an artwork using photosensitive paper to create shapes and images) This workshop is ideal for children in grades 6 and up (ages…

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Snowflake Festival

December 27, 2017 - December 30, 2017
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Join us at Discovery for four days of winter-themed science fun! Each day will feature live science demonstrations, special activities and make-and-takes, planetarium shows, and more. Wednesday December 27th, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm – Wild Weather & Snowflake Festival Kickoff!! Every child receives a pair of snowflake light-viewing glasses Snowflake making 11:30 am and 1:30 pm Frozen Fun Demonstration with Ms. Michelle Snowman Probability Maker Challenge Thursday December 28th, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm – Make Some Noise! Den-Den Making…

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January 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

January 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Our yearly celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. brings STEM learning fun to children and families in the Bridgeport community and beyond. The day will feature special make-and-take activities, People of the World activity sponsored by 3Dux Design, our annual Peace Wall, planetarium shows, and Science on a Sphere. Volunteers from Jack & Jill of Eastern Fairfield County will be on hand to help with STEM activities. Friends of the Bridgeport Public Library will be here, giving away…

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