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First Friday at the Science Center – Jurassic World
June 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pmFree
First Friday is the Science Center’s premier experience for adults. Many activities are designed with individuals age 16 or older in mind. Families are welcome to enjoy the activities using parental discretion.
Unless otherwise noted $, all activities are FREE! Free parking on First Fridays! All items marked with a TR require tickets. Tickets for free screenings available at any box office, starting at 6:00 pm.
NOT TO BE MISSED!
8PM, OMNIMAX/2 TTT
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: PEERING INTO A JURASSIC WORLD – THE NEW SCIENCE OF FLESHING OUT DINOSAURS
Discover the latest in dinosaur digital reconstruction with the Science Center’s collaborating paleontologist, Dr. Ashley Morhardt, Washington University School of Medicine. Learn about the Visible Interactive Dinosaur Project and how its findings compare to how dinosaurs are depicted in Jurassic World.
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, ENTIRE CAMPUS
PLAY DINOSAURS AMONG US!
Start the game on the First Floor of the Main Building at the Archon table. Travel throughout the campus to discover Jurassic Park-inspired clues, solve the challenge, and claim your prize!
ONGOING ACTIVITIES, 6-9PM
Get creative in the Fossil Prep Lab and make your own Dino Masks!
Learn about fossils with the Eastern Missouri Society of Paleontology.
Visit the Life Science Lab and learn about genetics and evolution with our favorite amphibians, the axolotls.
Visit our First Friday Partners, including Dancakes and Anime St. Louis, in Boeing Hall South at our Dealers’ Room and Lounge and enjoy food and drink specials!
Try some puzzles with Escape the Room St. Louis and learn about their many themed escape rooms.
Explore Triceratops brain research with Washington University in St. Louis.
Try out paleontology and adventure board games from Game Nite, in the Life Science Lab Classroom.
Head out to GROW and learn about our Youth Exploring Science (YES) Program and how paleontology can be integrated into STEM learning.
Sink your teeth into the Titanosaur Burger (1/2 pound burger with bacon jam & American cheese) at the Fermentation Station.
Don’t miss tonight’s food and drink specials in The Loft – Mesozoic Mimosa and Volcanic Dino Wings (Spicy Chicken Wings).
￼Dinosaur? Footprint? Escape Vehicle? What will you create at the Jurassic World Cardboard Build?
Planetarium – Celebrating Star Wars Day!
Try out the Blue Motion Simulators ($5 for Non-Members and Members) the I-360 Interactive Flight Simulators ($7/$6 for Members) and our new Virtual Reality Transporter ($10/$9 for Members).
Public Telescope Viewing – weather permitting (Archery Field) – night sky viewing beginning at 8pm, with the St. Louis Astronomical Society.
Learn about reconstructing genomes with the UMSL Technology Learning Center.
Discover more about space exploration with St. Louis Space Frontier and The Moon Society.
6:15 pm, CenterStage/LL
Presentation: Here Comes the Dinosaur!
6:30 pm, OMNIMAX/2 TR $
All tickets $6, $5 for college students with valid id
(2007, 40 minutes)
7:00 PM, PLANETARIUM/2 TR
PLANETARIUM SHOW: THE SKY TONIGHT
Free! (45 minutes)
7:00 PM, THE LOFT/2
FIRST FRIDAY TRIVIA
Limited seating; sign up in The Loft.
7:00 PM, MAIN BUILDING LOBBY
DINO FLASH MOB
7:15 PM, CENTERSTAGE/LL
PAVEMENT PORTALS: AUGMENTED REALITY PAVEMENT ART BY CHALK RIOT AND HEAVY PROJECTS WITH CHALK RIOT ARTISTS CHELSEA RITTER-SORONEN AND LIZA FISHBONE
8PM, OMNIMAX/2 TR
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: PEERING INTO A JURASSIC WORLD – THE NEW SCIENCE OF FLESHING OUT DINOSAURS, WITH DR. ASHLEY MORHARDT
DINO LAB: CREATING CREATURESDINO LAB: CREATING CREATURES WITH LION FORGE COMICS
9PM, T. REX MEETING ROOM/LL TR
GEEK UNIVERSE RADIO SHOW: HOW JURASSIC PARK CHANGED EVERYTHING, WITH HOST JIM YELTON
10:00PM, PLANETARIUM/2 TR
ONE MILLION YEARS B.C.
(1966, not rated, regular screen format, 100 minutes)
10:00PM, PLANETARIUM/2 TR
JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH
(2008, PG, regular screen format, 93 minutes)
PLAN TO ATTEND THESE UPCOMING FIRST FRIDAYS!
JULY 6 – STAR TREK
AUGUST 3 – ARTHURIAN LEGENDS
SEPTEMBER 7 – HARRY POTTER
OCTOBER 5 – THE GOONIES