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Upcoming Events

September

September 1
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades K-2nd
Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

September 10
Family Science Night 2GO
Out of this World
FREE Family Science Experiment & Activity Boxes – all materials and information needed for experiments is included. Facebook Live experiments starting at 6:15 p.m.
Pre-registration and pick-up signups required. Click here for more information.
Sponsor: Chevron

September 15
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

September 16 – October 13
Connect 2 STEM – Session 2
Tuesday – Thursday each week
7:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. (late pickup add-on available)
Connect to your school’s virtual classroom at the Museum and engage in STEM activities and socialization.
Grades K-6
Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

September 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26
STEAM Sprouts – LEGO Simple Machines
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Mondays for 6 weeks. Must register for all 6 sessions.
Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

October

October 6
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades K-2nd
Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

October 13
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: Jeff Thomas, Manager and Co-Founder
Tall City Brewing Co.
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsors: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A. Trustee

October 14 – November 10
Connect 2 STEM – Session 3
Tuesday – Thursday each week
7:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. (late pickup add-on available)
Connect to your school’s virtual classroom at the Museum and engage in STEM activities and socialization.
Grades K-6
Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

October 20
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

October 31
Family Science Night 2GO
Grossology
FREE Family Science Experiment & Activity Boxes – all materials and information needed for experiments is included.
Pre-registration and pick-up signups required. Click here for more information.
Sponsor: Chevron

November

November 3
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades K-2nd
Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

November 10
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: Randy Wilson
Veterans Make a Difference
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsors: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A. Trustee

November 11 – December 17
Connect 2 STEM – Session 4
Tuesday – Thursday each week
7:45 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. (late pickup add-on available)
Connect to your school’s virtual classroom at the Museum and engage in STEM activities and socialization.
Grades K-6
Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

November 12
Arlen Edgar Distinguished Lecture Series
Speaker: James McLurkin
Dances with Robots: The Story of One Engineer, 112 Little Robots, & the Toys, Insects, & Star Wars Movies that Made it All Possible
7:00 p.m.
Free ticketed event. Call 432-683-4403 for reservations.
Sponsor: Abell-Hanger Foundation

November 17
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required. To register, click here.

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