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November First Friday: Zombies

November 1, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Zombies, walkers, dead heads, the undead… The Saint Louis Science Center will be overrun with Zombies on November 1st! Will you survive? Shaun of the Dead will be screened for FREE at 10pm in the OMNIMAX Theater.

CenterStage (Main Building, Lower Level)

Zombie Defense Weapon Design Contest

6 to 8:30pm                Design and draw your ideal zombie defense weapon

8:45 to 9:10 pm           Judging

9:15 to 9:30 pm           Finalists’ Pitches

9:30 pm                       Audience Vote & Awards

Boeing Hall (Main Building, First Floor)

6 to 8:30pm    Tour Harry’s Big Adventure: My Bug World! (Last entry at 7:30pm.)

8pm    The Zombie Squad presents Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse and Other Disasters

Main Building, First Floor, 6 to 9 pm:

  • Learn more about the Zombie Squad.
  • See what’s new at Arch Reactor, St. Louis’ largest hackerspace.
  • Check out the latest from local innovators — brought to you by Openly Disruptive.
  • Check out creations by Jeffrey Johnson, Handmade Family.

Life Science Lab Classroom, 6 to 9pm:

  • Get tested to see if you’ve caught the Zombie Plague and learn about how diseases spread.

The Loft (Main Building, Second Floor), 6 to 9pm

  • Make yourself a zombie or get transformed by makeup artist Sarah Carroll.
  • Take your picture with a terrifying scene of zombies and army responders
  • Learn about the local Anime St. Louis convention!
  • See the Science Center’s 3D printer at work!

7pm    First Fridays’ Trivia – limited seating, The Loft

9pm    “Brain” Eating Contest!

OMNIMAX® Theater (Main Building, Second Floor)

Evening pricing ($6, all tickets; $5 for college students with valid id). 10pm film is free — seating is limited and tickets, available at the box office, are required.


7pm     Flight of the Butterflies


10pm   Shaun of the Dead (2004), determined by fan vote!

James S. McDonnell Planetarium

6 to 9pm          Experience Flight: Test out our flight simulators ($5 & $6)

6:30pm           Demo: Create a Comet

7 to 9:30pm     Public Telescope Viewing (Archery Field)

7pm                 Planetarium Show: The Sky Tonight (Star Bay)

7:30pm           Demo: Create a Comet

8:30pm            Take in the stars while listening to a zombie radio play (Star Bay)


November 1, 2013
6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Saint Louis Science Center
5050 Oakland Avenue
Saint Louis, 63110 United States
(314) 289-4400