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Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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September 2017

Night Light Science: Superheroes

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia*, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Children ages 3 to 6 and their adult heroes are invited put on your favorite superhero costume and enjoy an evening of exciting experiments, from building your own superhero identity to designing superhero shadow signals. You might even experience a hair-raising adventure as you explore the science behind your favorite superheroes.

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October 2017

Extreme Event Challenge

October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Science Museum of Virginia*, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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A social game that enables people to understand the importance of building a strong, resilient community. Working as a team to overcome simulated emergencies and natural disasters, participants will leave with a new perspective of resilience. For adults 18 and older; registration required. Register at 804.864.1400 or info@smv.org.

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Science After Dark: GLOW

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia*, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Make glow-in-the dark art, play with fluorescent slime, try your hand at Kumihimo mathematical yarn weaving, write with light on the GLOW wall, see fire spinners, and more. At 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., explore the lights of the universe in Cosmic Expedition. And stick around for Beetlejuice in the Dome at 8:00 p.m.

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Science on Tap

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia*, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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The Emerging Leaders Council hosts the third annual Science on Tap craft beer festival, featuring a host of Virginia’s finest craft beers and ciders, plus a fascinating look into the science behind brewing through demonstrations by the brewers themselves. Food trucks, local vendors, and live music add to the homegrown festival atmosphere.

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Lunch Break Science, presented by Bon Secours

October 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia*, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Free

Pack a lunch and join museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. This week’s presentation is Bringing Out the Dead presented by James Blow, M.A., History, Administrative Coordinator for the Science Museum of Virginia.

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November 2017

Minds of All Kinds

November 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia*, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Free

A free, sensory friendly evening, with a less crowded experience and hands-on activities that will pique the curiosity of the young to young at heart. Explore incredible new galleries, experiment with Soaring Satellites, cheer on the team of rats as they basketball, and more. Spots are limited, registration required.

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Lunch Break Science, presented by Bon Secours

November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia*, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Pack a lunch and join museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. This week’s presentation Bears Just Don’t Poop in the Woods presented by Jaime L. Sajecki, Black Bear Project Leader with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.

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Science After Dark: Play Dough Night

November 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia*, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Learn how to make your own play dough and how to create electrical circuits with Squishy Circuits. Keep the fun going at the 6:30 pm and 7:15 pm Cosmic Expeditions as you explore what's so funny about space. Then comedy meets astronomy with a special guest from the Coalition Theatre. Cap the fun off with an 8:00 p.m. showing of Spaceballs in the Dome.

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40th Annual Model Railroad Show

November 24 - November 26
Science Museum of Virginia*, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Featuring all the bells and whistles, guests will enjoy unique and traditional model train displays from across the state. Meet Clydesdales horses, watch a blacksmith in action, and take a ride on the Teddy Bear Express. Learn how trains work, conduct experiments, check out special demonstrations, and enjoy a holiday weekend filled with fun for the whole family.

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Lunch Break Science, presented by Bon Secours

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia*, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Free

Pack a lunch and join museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. This week’s presentation is Along the River’s Edge presented by Bob Schamerhorn, Nature Photographer with iPhotbirds.

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