APRIL - JUNE 2 0 1 5 What's Happening at A PRIL MAY JUNE Spring Break SciCamp (Ages 6-12) April 1-3 • 9 am - 4 pm (Before- and after-care available) UNC-TV Kids Club Day Saturday, May 2 • 10 am - 5 pm Snakes, Turtles, and Dinos… Oh My! Sunday, June 7 • 1:30 - 4:30 pm More info and registration at www.sciworks.org. NanoDay Saturday, April 4 • 1 - 4 pm Activities about nanoscale science and engineering, and the potential impact on the future. Homeschool/Small Group Day Tuesday, April 7 Earth, Moon and Stars (Grades K-4) - 10 am Space Quest (Grades 5-9) - 11 am Q Stop by the UNC-TV Kids Club table for PBS Kidsthemed goodies and a hug from Read-a-roo! Free for Kids Club Members. For more info about Kids Club, visit www.unctv.org. AccessABILITY Day Sunday, May 3 • 1 - 4 pm A special event to educate the community and provide resources for persons with physical and developmental disabilities. Learn about assistive technologies, meet therapy animals, visit with cyclists from the Carolina Flyers and much more. Science Café Tuesday, April 7 • 7 pm River Ridge Taphouse in Clemmons Homeschool/Small Group Day Tuesday, May 5 Brownie/Junior Girl Scout Camp-in Friday, April 10 Science Café Tuesday, May 12 • 7 pm River Ridge Taphouse in Clemmons “The Myth of Clean Coal” by Dr. Denis Lemly Visit www.sciworks.org or call (336) 714-7105 for information or to register. NC Science Festival: Science of Sound Day Saturday, April 11 • 10 am - 1 pm Join musicians from the W-S Symphony and educators from SciWorks and the Children’s Museum of W-S for an exploration of sound and music! Free for SciWorks Members, CMWS Members and Symphony Subscribers. Rock Laser Shows in the Planetarium Saturday, April 18 Shows are $6/person each or see both shows for $10/person. Doors open at 6 pm. The Beatles - 6:30 pm • Led Zeppelin - 8 pm Down to Earth (Grades K-4) - 10 am Geology at Work (Grades 5-9) - 11 am Q “Corn Deconstructed: Kernels of Truth” by Dr. Jim Holland Kids Morning Out Thursday, May 14 • 10 am - Noon Join Forsyth Family magazine and the UNCSA Community Music School for fun activities and prize drawings. PIPP Squeaks Tuesday, May 19 • 10 am - Noon This month: “Little Gardeners” Marvel at the fascinating Snakes Alive! program (featuring a huge Burmese python), snap a photo with a certain martial arts-practicing turtle mascot, and enter to win tickets to Jurassic World (opening June 12) and other fun prizes. (Seating for Snakes Alive! is limited and is first come, first served.) Family Friday Night Supported by PNC Friday, June 12 • 4 - 8 pm Join us for a summer tradition … and be among the first to visit our new traveling exhibits: Team UP! Explore Science & Sports and Little Builders! Enjoy the museum, outdoor parks, planetarium and refreshments for only $3/person. (FREE for SciWorks Members, PNC employees and kids 2 and under!) PIPP Squeaks Tuesday, June 16 • 10 am - Noon This month: “Less is More” One-Day SciCamps (Rising K - 6th Graders) Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26 Sign up for a single day or the entire week! Visit www.sciworks.org for camp descriptions, pricing and registration information. www.sciworks.org PIPP Squeaks Tuesday, April 21 • 10 am - Noon PIPP Squeaks (Parent-Involved Preschool Programs) • April 21, May 19 and June 16 For ages 3-5 with a parent/adult caregiver. Each month features a different theme. Pre- NC Science Festival: Statewide Star Party Saturday, April 25 • 7 - 10:30 pm Homeschool/Small Group Day • April 7 and May 5 • Programs for home-educated children This month: “Caring for the Earth, Our Home” Learn about the New Horizons spacecraft, Pluto and other Dwarf Planets in a free Planetarium program at 7 pm. Then join the Forsyth Astronomical Society for star-gazing in our parking lot. If there is inclement weather, call (336) 767-6730 after 5:30 pm for an update. registration required. Per class fee: $7 members/$15 non-members (includes museum admission). Call (336) 714-7105 to register. and other small groups in grades K-9. Group admission rates apply, and pre-registration is required. Visit www.sciworks.org for more information. Q Science Café • April 7 and May 12 • Free informal talks, co-sponsored by SciWorks and Reynolda Gardens, that offer participants the opportunity to hear about the latest groundbreaking research from regional scientists. 400 W. Hanes Mill Rd. | Winston-Salem, NC 27105 | (336) 767-6730 | info[email protected] Two Traveling Exhibits Opening June 10! Rated the best hands-on traveling exhibit for families in Family Fun magazine, Team Up! Explore Science & Sports examines the science of sports through 13 interactive components, inviting visitors to test their skills at basketball, tennis, soccer and football while learning about math and physics. Little Builders encourages children ages 2-7 to create, play and learn as they explore the concepts of construction, motion and simple machines. Team Up! Explore Science & Sports is a traveling exhibition of Discovery Center museum, and Little Builders is a traveling exhibition of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. Both exhibits are supported locally by 400 West Hanes Mill Road Winston-Salem, NC 27105 April & May Hours Mon............ Closed Tues.-Fri.... 10 am - 4 pm Sat.............. 10 am - 5 pm Sun. ........... Noon - 5 pm CLOSED on April 5 Easter OPEN on May 25 Memorial Day Summer Hours (June 1 - Sept. 7) Mon.-Sat.... 10 am - 5 pm Sun. ........... Noon - 5 pm Admission Adult.......................$11 Senior (62+)............$9 Youth (3 to 19).......$9 Ages 2 & Under......Free Members.................Free Every Week at SciWor ks: ✔ Animal Encounters Tuesdays - Saturdays at 11:30 am ✔ Science Storybo ok Wednesdays at 10:30 am Water’s Extreme Journey Open through May 25! Summer is Full of Surprises at One-Day SciCamps (June 22-26 and Aug 3-7) and Week-Long SciCamps (July 6 - 31) For Rising K 6th graders www.sciworks.org/activites/scicamp Where Innovation Begins Friday, May 29 6:30 in the Evening Old Town Club 2875 Old Town Club Road, Winston-Salem Cocktails, Dinner & Dancing A Black Tie Event to Benefit For more information about “Where Innovation Begins” and how you can participate, please contact Jennifer Hudson at (336) 714-7110.
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