Turtle Race Weekend
November 28 – 30, 2014 Noon to 4 p.m. Daily
- Start Your Turtles Think your pet turtle has what it takes to step in the ring and compete against other turtles including the Museum’s champion turtles? If so, come on down with your own or borrow one of ours and race them against each other until there is only one CHAMPION.
- Turtle Art Make your own stained glass sea turtle to take home.
Aviation Celebration: Events
December 19, 2014 – January 4, 2015 Noon to 4 p.m. Daily
May the Force
How many “invisible” forces act upon you and the environment and you every day? Watch as we
prove these forces exist through simple, yet fun, experiments
Step into the Rocket Lab and construct your best rocket. Then get set on the launch pad, give it
your best “stomp” and watch it fly as we test for height and distance.
Take to the sky and test your best built paper airplane model as we measure height, distance, and
Make your very own Leonardo DaVinci helicopter to take home.
Take to the skies in our flight simulator and become a fighter pilot as you maneuver your aircraft while trying not to get shot down. For the thrill seeker with a strong stomach, perform barrel rolls in this 360-degree motion simulator.
LIVE SCIENCE SHOW
Ever wonder how a Boeing 747 stays in the air? Join us as we experiment with various items to
discover the secrets of Bernoulli’s Principle.
Aviation Celebration: Special Guests
The Art of Aircraft on Display at the Museum
December 19 – 21, 2014
Steven Greenwald Design is proud to present the art work of Frank Martin. Frank Martin’s award-winning technique of multi-layered abstract paintings, incorporate collage, painting and graphics in a process that captures the stories of flight with fresh color and vivid imagination.
501st Everglades Squadron Star Wars Mockup Characters
December 20, 2014
Wear your Star Wars costume and join Star Wars fans who will be out in full costume.
Amazing Butterflies Guest Speaker Jose Muniz
December 27 & 28, 2014 / January 3, 2015
Grab your seat for some fun with this live, interactive show about butterfly anatomy and life cycles.
2nd Annual Makers Square Faire
January 10 & 11, 2015 Noon to 4 p.m. Daily
Do you like to make things?
Become a part of this new and exciting movement and put your imagination to the test with a variety of interactive activities that the whole family can build together.
Check Out Makers Square Creations
See 3D fabrication, carpentry, metalwork, aquaponics, textiles and more. Then try making your own crazy craft out of K’NEX.
Chess Tournament at the Museum sponsored by Broward Chess Club
January 18, 2015 check-in starts at noon
Prizes will be awarded to the top 10 spots in each division. Enter the raffle to win an ultimate Museum Prize basket. Participants must register online at www.browardchessclub.com prior to January 18, 2015.
Museum admission is required. If you have any questions please email Oscarbcc@ymail.com.
Brain Exhibit Opening Weekend Activities
January 24 & 25, 2015 Noon to 4 p.m. Daily
Remember playing Memory as a child? We do, and we want to test your memory with this fun game.
Beat to the rhythm as we learn the difference between voluntary and involuntary reflexes.
Create your own neuron out of pipe cleaners and learn why they are so important to the brain.
Uncover if you are right or left dominant or if you are just all thumbs in this hands-on lab.
Keller Science Theater Show:
Can You Believe Your Eyes
Test your eyesight and maybe even trick your blind spot into seeing, or not seeing, what’s hidden in mind bobbling illusions presented right before your eyes.
Whale of a Good Time
February 14 -16, 2015 Noon to 4 p.m. Daily
Baleen vs. Toothed Whales
Baleen Whales use bubble netting whereas Toothed Whales use echolocation for hunting. Learn why the largest animals in the ocean eat the smallest organisms.
Whale vs. Human
Compare yourself to the size of the ocean’s gentle giants as we measure them out on the floor in the Museum. Learn where Humpback Whales hang out in the summer months and how far they migrate to birth their young during the winter months.
Learn where Humpback Whales hang out in the summer months and how far they migrate to birth their young during the winter months.
Why do whales prefer to live in the water rather than the land? “Bob” around with us during this fun and informative table talk.
Create your own Whale Song
Give us your best attempt at recreating a whale song.
IKEA Presents Design Squad Nation
February 28 – March 1, 2015 Noon to 4 p.m. Daily
12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Participate as a family unit to build a piece of IKEA furniture…if you’re the fastest family to build it, you get to keep it... and take it home!
2nd Annual Brick-tastic Build Off with Bricks 4 Kidz
Build your best plane of the future in this hands on competition with kids of all ages. Entries will be judged online and we will crown six winners. Visit the Broward Bricks 4 Kidz for more information: www.bricks4kidz.com
An oldie but goodie experiment makes its way back to the top floor of the Museum. Concoct a workable device that will safely transport your egg to the first floor after we drop it from the second floor.
Build your own free-standing roller coaster or attach it to the wall and overcome the engineering challenges that await you in this fun lab.
MaxFlight Simulator Roller Coaster Ride
Take a ride on our virtual roller coaster that was designed to twist and turn you in ways you could never imagine.
Build a City
Become a City Planner/Architect/Engineer in this Build a City challenge. What’s the best location for a Fast Food Drive-Thru, Library, Park or Fire Station? We will provide the building materials... you provide the ingenuity.
Guest Engineer: Kimberley MacDonald
Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental
Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Miami
20th Annual Bank of America Wine, Spirits, and Culinary Celebration
Friday, March 13, 2015
This year’s event will showcase a sequence of spirits, wine or beerwith food pairings, each bound to delight, educate and entertain guests and their palates. The highlights of the evening are tastings from nearly 40 of South Florida’s leading restaurants, and a vast array of wines and spirits from around the world courtesy Southern Wine and Spirits as well as craft beers.
Doors open for the Platinum experience at 5:30 p.m. and the Grand Tasting begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $250 for the Platinum experience and $150 for the Grand Tasting.
Presale tickets are available at a reduced rate through February 15, 2015 with Platinum Host packages reduced to $2,250 and Grand Tasting to $1,350 for a party of ten.
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For advance tickets please call 954.713.0954 or email Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org.