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Upcoming Events

April

April 4
STEAM Sprouts – Fairytale STEAM
9:30 -10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Mondays for 6 weeks
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: SM Energy

April 5
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades K-2
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Occidental

April 11
STEAM Sprouts – Fairytale STEAM
9:30 -10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Mondays for 6 weeks
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: SM Energy

April 12
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: Jeff Smith
Tales from the Paleo Scene
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsor: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A. Trustee

April 18
STEAM Sprouts – Fairytale STEAM
9:30 -10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Mondays for 6 weeks
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: SM Energy

April 19
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades 3-6
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

April 21
Family Science Night
Splash into Science
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Early Admission for MEMBERS ONLY
Hands-on Science Experiments & Activities
Free Admission
Sponsor: Chevron

April 25
STEAM Sprouts – Fairytale STEAM
9:30 -10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Mondays for 6 weeks
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: SM Energy

May

May 3
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades K-2
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

May 5
Arlen Edgar Distinguished Lecture Series
Speaker: Dr. Steven E. Koonin
Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn’t, and Why It Matters
7:00 p.m.
Free event with limited seating. Reservations are strongly recommended. For reservations, call 432-683-4403.
Sponsor: Abell-Hanger Foundation

May 10
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: Anita Gamertsfelder, MISD Education Foundation Director
Great Schools are Everyone’s Business
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsor: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A. Trustee

May 17
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades 3-6
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

May 25-26
STEAM Sprouts Mini Camp: Treehouse Challenge
9:30 – 11:00 am OR 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Ages 4-5
Museum members $40; Non-members $50
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: SM Energy

June

June 1-2
STEAM Sprouts Mini Camp: LEGO Maker
9:30 – 11:00 am OR 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Ages 4-5
Museum members $40; Non-members $50
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: SM Energy

June 6
Movie Maker Monday
Rumble
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Museum members $10; Non-members $15
Ages 6-12
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

June 8-10
Summer Science Camp
Rockin’ Rockets
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ages 6-8
Museum members $60; Non-members $75
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

June 14
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: TBD
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsor: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A. Trustee

June 15-17
Summer Science Camp
LEGO Robotics
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ages 6-8
Museum members $60; Non-members $75
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

June 20
Movie Maker Monday
Luca
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Museum members $10; Non-members $15
Ages 6-12
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

June 22-24
Summer Science Camp
Wild About Science
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ages 6-8
Museum members $60; Non-members $75
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

July

July 4
Movie Maker Monday
Raya & the Last Dragon
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Museum members $10; Non-members $15
Ages 6-12
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

July 11-14
Summer Science Camp
Making Makers
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ages 8-12
Museum members $80; Non-members $100
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

July 18
Movie Maker Monday
Hotel Transylvania: Transformia
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Museum members $10; Non-members $15
Ages 6-12
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

July 25-28
Summer Science Camp
LEGO Mini-Masters: Shakin’ City
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ages 8-12
Museum members $80; Non-members $100
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy

August

August 9
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: TBD
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsor: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A. Trustee

September

September 1
Family Science Night
Splash into Science
6:30 – 8:00 pm
6:00 Early Admission for MEMBERS ONLY
Hands-on Science Experiments & Activities
Free Admission
Sponsor: Chevron

September 6
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades K-2
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy/b>

September 6
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: TBD
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsor: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A. Trustee

September 20
Building Bots: Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grades 3-6
Pre-registration required.
Sponsor: Oxy/b>

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