Saturday, June 03, 2017

Fwd: New Ropes Course Opens This June at Carnegie Science Center!

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Featured Events in June

NEW! Defy Gravity on the Ropes Challenge
Opens Monday, June 19
Ropes Challenge Course
Take science to new heights on Highmark SportsWorks® NEW Ropes Challenge course! Navigate obstacles, "walk the plank," or zoom down a zipline in this amazing new exhibit. For younger visitors, the SkyTyke's ropes course offers adventure a little closer to the ground. The Ropes Challenge is included with general admission!
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Mark Your Calendar Now for the 31-Hour Omnimax Movie Marathon
THINK FUN – Events for Everyone

Saturday, July 8 to Sunday, July 9
31 Hour Omnimax Marathon
It's a round-the-clock send-off to our beloved Rangos Omnimax Theater. Fans of the Omnimax will have one more chance to enjoy Omni technology before its transformation this fall into The Rangos Giant Cinema with the largest screen and the most technologically advanced and immersive visual and audio systems in Pittsburgh. For just one admission price for all 31 hours of the Marathon, guests will enjoy unlimited Omnimax movies, four floors of exhibits, plus Highmark SportsWorks®, plus special shows and even a souvenir piece of film!
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Party Like it's 1999 at 21+ Prom
Friday, June 16
21+ event
Dress up and strike a prom pose at the selfie station, or get a prom picture taken in front of a fun green screen backdrop. Grab a drink from the bar and dance the night away with music from Pittsburgh DJ Company, or perfect your moves to your favorite high school jams with the Pittsburgh Dance Center. Plus, bring a prom photo and enjoy a special discount at the XPLOR Store!
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Dream Big Summer Engineering Activities
Now until June 18
Dream Big Summer
Join us this summer as we DREAM BIG and celebrate engineering with hands‑on design challenges for any age that will test your brain – and your imagination!
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Bring in a Snowball and Name Your Own Admission Price!
Wednesday, June 21
Snowball Day
Did you save a snowball from this past winter? Bring it to the Science Center on Snowball Day! Anyone who brings a snowball on June 21 gets to name their own admission price and (weather permitting) launch their own snowball into the river.
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NEW! Special Sensory-Sensitive Night Takes Adults Behind the Science
Thursday, June 22
Sensory Sensitive Night
Adults 18 and older and their friends are invited to a brand-new event designed for those affected by sensory processing disorders. Enjoy special shows and demonstrations adapted with the needs of the sensory-sensitive in mind. All activities will have adaptations such as lower volumes, soothing light levels, or hands-on components to make the evening a comfortable experience.
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Learn About Life in the Navy on Navy Day
Thursday, June 22
Navy Day
Meet some of the robotic members of the US Navy! See the state-of-the-art technology used to defuse explosive devices, or take control of a remotely operated vehicle. Visitors can try on a bomb suit or dive helmet and meet with officers and crew members from the USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) submarine.
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Dive Deep Into the History of USS Requin
Sunday, June 25
Requin Submarine
Go behind the scenes of USS Requin (SS 481) and into areas rarely seen by the visiting public on a Tech Tour! See how these amazing vessels and their crew faced challenges and life underwater. Explore unrestored compartments, see the conning tower, and check out the periscope!
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See What's Special in the Sky at the Near Solstice SkyWatch
Friday, June 23
The middle of June brings the longest day of the year. But there are some special celestial happenings you can see at night! Join us in our rooftop observatory for a look at the summer sky! If clouds get in the way of the view, SkyWatch continues with a tour of the heavens in the Buhl Planetarium.
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Discover the "Zika Virus Effect" at the Next Café Sci
Monday, June 5
Cafe Sci
Join Westminister College Assistant Professor Diana Ortiz as she discusses how we might finally win the war on vector-borne diseases at the next Café Scientifique. Admission to Café Sci is free, and beer, wine, and snacks are available for purchase.
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NEW! Hands-Only CPR Kiosk Debuts in Highmark SportsWorks®
Five minutes of your time could save a life! Learn Hands-Only CPR in this informative new exhibit developed by the American Heart Association.
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Spaces Still Available for Science Summer Camps!
Our week-long camps for kids ages 4-14 keep the learning going outside the classroom. Call, or save time and register online. Many of our most popular camps are filling quickly, so sign your camper up today!
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Special hours and closings

Reminder: Highmark SportsWorks®
Closed June 12 – 16

Highmark SportsWorks® will be closed during the installation of the awesome new Ropes Challenge course. All other exhibit areas of the Science Center are open during this time.
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