Calendar

There's something fun happening at the Sciencenter!

All programs & events are included with museum admission unless otherwise noted.


Thursday, September 20; 10:30 AM

Science Together: Categorizing

Explore categorizing through magnet fishing. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Science Together: Categorizing
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Friday, September 21, 3:00 PM

Science Together: Categorizing

Explore categorizing through magnet fishing. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Science Together: Categorizing
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Saturday, September 22, 2:00 PM

Showtime! Design and Engineering

Join Cornell’s Science Engineering Educational Development Team (SEED) for fun, hands-on science and engineering activities.

Showtime! Design and Engineering
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Sunday, September 23; 10 AM - 12 PM

Sensory Hours at the Sciencenter

Parents and children with special sensory needs, join us for Sensory Hours. Make connections with other families while having fun and enjoying interactive learning in an inviting and accepting environment. Download our Pre-visit Story Guide.

Sciencenter admission fees apply.

Sensory Hours at the Sciencenter
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Tuesday, September 25, 10:30am

Science Together: Using Tools

Experiment with flubber using different types of tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Science Together: Using Tools
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Wednesday, September 26; 3:00 PM

Science Together: Using Tools

Experiment with flubber using different types of tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Science Together: Using Tools
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Wednesday, September 26, 5:30 PM

History and Science of Craft Beverages: Lecture Series

History, geology, and chemistry converge to tell the story behind the flavors of craft beverages in the Finger Lakes.

Each session begins with a reception led by Sommelier, Laura Winter Falk, of Experience! The Finger Lakes where you will enjoy tasting samples of the featured libation paired with locally-sourced edibles followed by an engaging presentation by a top Finger Lakes craft producer.

September 26: The Science of Beer Making at the Sciencenter
Guided beer and food pairing reception with Sommelier Laura Winter Falk of Experience! The Finger Lakes
Presentation by Owner and Brewer, Ian Conboy of Lucky Hare Brewing

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Sponsored by the Museum of the Earth, the History Center in Tompkins County, the Sciencenter, and Experience! The Finger Lakes.

History and Science of Craft Beverages: Lecture Series
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Thursday, September 27; 10:30 AM

Science Together: Using Tools

Experiment with flubber using different types of tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Science Together: Using Tools
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Friday, September 28; 3:00 PM

Science Together: Using Tools

Experiment with flubber using different types of tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers through self-guided, hands-on activities. Learn a different science process each week and discover ways to keep the science fun going at home.

Science Together: Using Tools
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Friday, September 28, 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Member Night: Wicked Plants

Members: get a sneak peek at our new featured exhibition, “Wicked Plants” before it opens to the public on September 29.

Member Night: Wicked Plants
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Saturday, September 29, 2 PM

Showtime! Spacecraft Planetary Imaging Facility (SPIF)

Explore current space research with Cornell’s Spacecraft Planetary Imaging Facility (SPIF) through some “out-of-this-world” hands-on activities.

Showtime! Spacecraft Planetary Imaging Facility (SPIF)
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Monday, October 8, 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Tompkins Trust Company Customer Appreciation Day

On Columbus Day admission is free to Tompkins Trust Company cardholders and their families who show their Tompkins Trust Company Visa, Visa check card, or Access ATM card at the Sciencenter admission desk.

Tompkins Trust Company Customer Appreciation Day
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Sunday, November 11, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

CFCU Community Credit Union Member Appreciation Day

Admission is free to CFCU Community Credit Union members and their immediate family members by showing their debit or credit card at the front desk.

CFCU Community Credit Union Member Appreciation Day
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Wednesday, December 12, 5:30 PM

History and Science of Craft Beverages: Lecture Series

History, geology, and chemistry converge to tell the story behind the flavors of craft beverages in the Finger Lakes.

Each session begins with a reception led by Sommelier, Laura Winter Falk, of Experience! The Finger Lakes where you will enjoy tasting samples of the featured libation paired with locally-sourced edibles followed by an engaging presentation by a top Finger Lakes craft producer.

December 12: The Science of Food Pairing at Coltivare
Guided Craft Beverage and Food pairing presentation with Sommelier Laura Winter Falk of Experience! The Finger Lakes

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Sponsored by the Museum of the Earth, the History Center in Tompkins County, the Sciencenter, and Experience! The Finger Lakes.

History and Science of Craft Beverages: Lecture Series
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