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August 2018

GSK Workshop – August 13

August 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Free 18 spots left

Calling all student astronomers! Looking for an out-of-this-world experience this summer? Join the Discovery Museum for the Summer of Space, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the Sun and our stars, the phases of the Moon, and engineering for space. Once we’ve learned about what’s in space, it’s time to blast off! We’ll make rockets and prepare our astronomers for their future space travels. GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! Students…

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GSK Workshop – August 14

August 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Free 15 spots left

Calling all student astronomers! Looking for an out-of-this-world experience this summer? Join the Discovery Museum for the Summer of Space, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the Sun and our stars, the phases of the Moon, and engineering for space. Once we’ve learned about what’s in space, it’s time to blast off! We’ll make rockets and prepare our astronomers for their future space travels. GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! Students…

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GSK Workshop – August 16

August 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Free 17 spots left

Calling all student astronomers! Looking for an out-of-this-world experience this summer? Join the Discovery Museum for the Summer of Space, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the Sun and our stars, the phases of the Moon, and engineering for space. Once we’ve learned about what’s in space, it’s time to blast off! We’ll make rockets and prepare our astronomers for their future space travels. GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! Students…

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GSK Workshop – August 17

August 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Free 12 spots left

Calling all student astronomers! Looking for an out-of-this-world experience this summer? Join the Discovery Museum for the Summer of Space, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the Sun and our stars, the phases of the Moon, and engineering for space. Once we’ve learned about what’s in space, it’s time to blast off! We’ll make rockets and prepare our astronomers for their future space travels. GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! Students…

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GSK Workshop – August 18

August 18, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free Sold out

Calling all student astronomers! Looking for an out-of-this-world experience this summer? Join the Discovery Museum for the Summer of Space, brought to you by GSK and The Franklin Institute. We’ll learn about the Sun and our stars, the phases of the Moon, and engineering for space. Once we’ve learned about what’s in space, it’s time to blast off! We’ll make rockets and prepare our astronomers for their future space travels. GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! Students…

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GSK Family Night

August 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

GSK Family Night is Friday, August 24th from 5 pm to 9 pm. Activities will include access to the Museum, special planetarium shows, live science demonstrations, GSK hands-on activities (including virtual reality), and telescope viewing (weather permitting). Note: this event is ONLY for those who participated in a GSK Science in the Summer workshop this summer, and for Discovery Museum members. GSK participants have received a free ticket to the event, and must present this ticket for free admission. Family members…

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September 2018

Closing Reception for Elliot Severn Photography Exhibit

September 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Join us for the closing reception of the exhibit of Elliot Severn's spaceflight photography. Light refreshments will be served.

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Artist Reception

September 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Join us for an evening reception honoring artists Daniel Lanzilotta and Eva Timothy. Light refreshments will be served. Daniel Lanzilotta is a Bronx born and raised native. His environmental work is based on artistic expression using plastic ocean debris. He has collected a majority of his debris from the Atlantic Ocean along Southwestern France and northern Spain. He has collected debris from the Bronx River, Orchard Beach and other Bronx environments. He collects debris all along Coastal Connecticut's Long Island Sound.…

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A Night Under the Stars

September 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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A Night Under the Stars An "out of this world" scholarship fundraising event Hosted by Beta Sigma Alpha Charitable Fund $40 per person, includes two drink tickets, light appetizers, and planetarium show Music, cash bar, and silent auction For tickets, email contact@betasigmaalpha.com

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October 2018

Diamond Jubilee

October 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$125

On October 20th, Discovery Museum’s Board of Trustees and Diamond Jubilee Celebration Committee will welcome local leaders, partners, members, and friends to join in our 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee. This event will celebrate the legacy of the local Junior League women who set out a vision in 1958 to found the Museum of Art, Science, and Industry (MASI). In the decades since their visionary beginning, Discovery Museum has changed names, but has maintained a focus on offering unique and dynamic…

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Spooktacular

October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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On Saturday, October 27, the Discovery Museum will be hosting our Sixth Annual Spooktacular Event from 10 am to 4 pm. $1 off admission for children in costume. The day will be filled with spooky activities and fun for the entire family: - Mad Science Lab - Pumpkin Chunkin' - New Laser Light Shows in our Planetarium - Animals from the Beardsley Zoo Bring your scary scientists, temerarious techies, eerie engineers, and mysterious mathematicians for some silly, spooky STEM fun!…

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Stranger Things Laser Light Show

October 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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$8 - $10

Calling all STRANGER THINGS fans!!! Fans can't get enough of the retro vibe of the hit series Stranger Things. Take a trip to the upside-down in the safety of the dome. Experience the '80s tunes and soundscapes from the show reinterpreted in vibrant laser light in our very own Henry B. duPont III Planetarium for a one day only laser light SPOOKTACULAR!!! Show proof of ticket purchase and get $2 off admission for Spooktacular on October 27th! Shows at 3:00,…

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November 2018

Election Day Vacation Dropoff Program

November 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
$20 - $60 23 tickets left

Looking for a great way to spend a day off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, and robotics. Open to students in grades K-6. *Register by October 30!* For more information, call 203-372-3521 x114.   REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Sign up today to reserve a spot:

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Veterans Day Vacation Dropoff Program

November 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
$20 - $60

Looking for a great way to spend a day off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, and robotics. Open to students in grades K-6. *Register by November 5!* For more information, call 203-372-3521 x114.   REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Sign up today to reserve a spot:

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Thankful Friday

November 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Discovery Museum's annual Thankful Friday event is a chance for you and your family to give back to our community and enjoy $2 off admission for everyone! Join us to: - Create memorable gifts for family and friends - Craft ornaments for the tree at St. Vincent's Hospital - Make holiday cards for veterans - Enjoy live science demos, planetarium shows, and more Discounts on holiday gifts including: 10% off memberships, 10% off Summer Programs, 10% off Vacation and Drop-off…

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December 2018

Holiday Break Program

December 27, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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$20 - $60

Looking for a great way to spend a day off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, and robotics. Open to students in grades K-6. *Register by December 17!* For more information, call 203-372-3521 x114.

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Holiday Break Program

December 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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$20 - $60

Looking for a great way to spend a day off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, and robotics. Open to students in grades K-6. *Register by December 17!* For more information, call 203-372-3521 x114.

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Snowflake Festival 2018

December 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Enjoy a special day of snowy STEM fun at the Discovery Museum! We'll have winter-themed activities, make-and-takes, and demos.

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Snowflake Festival 2018

December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Enjoy a special day of snowy STEM fun at the Discovery Museum! We’ll have winter-themed activities, make-and-takes, and demos.

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New Year’s Eve Blastoff

December 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Spend your New Year's Eve at a Discovery Museum mission to Mars! This family-friendly event will feature Mars-themed activities, make-and-takes, and planetarium shows. Make sure to be here at noon for a "Noon Year's Eve" countdown and rocket launch!

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January 2019

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Join us at The Discovery Museum for our annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This will be a FREE admission day, with volunteers and sponsorship by Pullman & Comley LLC and Aquarion Water Company. This year's theme is "See yourself, be yourself." Our goal is to give the children in our community the face-to-face opportunity to see themselves in STEM jobs, and to chat with people doing these incredibly important jobs, right here in our community. Activities will…

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February 2019

Late Night at Discovery

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Hours: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for persons 18+ General Admission - $5.00 per person FREE ADMISSION FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS! Cash bar with beer, wine, and soda by Fortuna's Catering Co. Includes use of Dining Court for board games, card games, poker, role playing games, and cosplay. Bring your dinner, or order in and add your favorite group of friends, and grab a table and enjoy! For an additional $5, enjoy a Laser Light Spectacular to some classic Jam Band…

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Late Night at Discovery

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Hours: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for persons 18+ General Admission – $5.00 per person FREE ADMISSION FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS! Includes use of Dining Court for board games, card games, poker, role playing games, and cosplay. Bring your dinner, or order in and add your favorite group of friends, and grab a table and enjoy! For an additional $5, enjoy a Laser Light Spectacular to some classic Jam Band music. The Vibes are still alive at Discovery! We’ve got the Dark Side…

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Maker Day 2019

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Celebrate Presidents' Day at the Discovery Museum with our annual Maker Day. This special event will feature fun, hands-on activities designed by our educators to stimulate young minds and get them building, testing, and seeing their ideas in action. There will be a $1 discount on all admissions on Maker Day, courtesy of Specialty Cable Corporation. Special activities will include: - Coding room, sponsored by Code Ninjas: code hearts and snowflakes for 3D printing, and take home a 3D-printed keychain -…

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Late Night at Discovery

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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Hours: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for persons 18+ General Admission – $5.00 per person FREE ADMISSION FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS! Includes use of Dining Court for board games, card games, poker, role playing games, and cosplay. Bring your dinner, or order in and add your favorite group of friends, and grab a table and enjoy! For an additional $5, enjoy a Laser Light Spectacular to some classic Jam Band music. The Vibes are still alive at Discovery! We’ve got the Dark Side…

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