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Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Some of the oldest stories can be seen in the night sky. Hear how people used stars to create stories and pictures, and then design your own constellation mobile!
Saturdays and Sundays
October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
45 minute program

Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Some of the oldest stories can be seen in the night sky. Hear how people used stars to create stories and pictures, and then design your own constellation mobile!
Saturdays and Sundays
October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27
11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
45 minute program

Repeats every month until Fri Dec 28 2012 except Tue Aug 28 2012, Fri Sep 28 2012, Wed Nov 28 2012. Also includes Sat Nov 24 2012.
Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

BE AN ASTRONAUT FOR A DAY!

Challenger Learning Center Public Missions - A Unique Experience for Families

A family experience that is out of this world! The Challenger Learning Center is a simulated space mission that uses hands-on, inquiry based activities to engage participants in teamwork, communication, problem-solving and critical thinking.

Voyage to Mars

In this mission, your group is traveling to Mars to replace a crew of astronauts who have been living there for the past two years. In addition to landing on the Martian surface, the team collects and analyzes geologic samples, and launches exploratory probes to the two moons of Mars.

Dates:

  • July 28; pre-register by July 20
  • Oct. 28; pre-register by Oct. 19
  • Nov. 24; pre-register by Nov. 16
  • Dec. 28; pre-register by Dec. 21

Time: 11 am – 1 pm

Cost: $15 per participant (Museum admission not included).

Adult chaperones may observe the program, but non-members must purchase separate museum admission.

Audience: Ages 10 and up. Youth under 16 years old must be accompanied by adult participant. One adult minimum per 5 youth.

Pre-requisites: Ability to read at a 5th grade level and have basic computer skills. Familiarity with email.

Pre-registration is required – 206-764-1384

Cancellation policy: A full refund will be made if you cancel at least 3 working days prior to the program. No refund will be made after that date. There are no partial refunds. This program requires a minimum number of participants. You will be notified, and a full refund issued, if this event is cancelled.

Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Fly your broomstick to The Museum of Flight and help us celebrate Halloween's scariest flyers! Make a ghostly creature that is sure to give your parents a fright when you send it floating through the air. Join in on the flightfully spooky fun - that is, if you're not too scared!

Free admission for kids 17 and under in costume (with adult supervision)
$5 admission for kids 17 and under without a costume
$10 for all adults

Discount prices valid all day. Cannot be combined with other offers or coupons. Admission available in-person.

Museum of Fright activities include:

• Lobby
 Face painting
 Photo booth
 The spooky sounds of the Theremin

• Theater
 "Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein" movie

• Personal Courage Wing
 Bats Northwest
 Bats on a stick
 Bat airplanes

• Murdock Theater
 Living history/ghost stories

• Aviation Learning Center
 Spooky simulator flights/haunted house area

• Great Gallery Well
 Obstacle course
 Pumpkin/monster bowling

• Side Gallery
 Pumpkin patch
 Ghost parachutes
 Rocket brooms/pumpkin target
 Candy corn airplanes
 Candy corn guessing jar (prize is a Museum of Flight membership)

• Earth/space Exhibit
 Spy activity/decoders

Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Bank of America Weekend Family Workshop: Fanciful Rockets!
Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25

11a.m. &1 p.m.
We will look at some of the beautiful rocket designs artists have created for magazine covers, television and movies - images that have inspired real life rocket design. Then we will make a turkey rocket fly!

Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Bank of America Weekend Family Workshop: Fanciful Rockets
Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25

11a.m. &1 p.m.
We will look at some of the beautiful rocket designs artists have created for magazine covers, television and movies - images that have inspired real life rocket design. Then we will make a turkey rocket fly!

Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Bank of America Weekend Family Workshop: Fanciful Rockets!
Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25

11a.m. & 1 p.m.
We will look at some of the beautiful rocket designs artists have created for magazine covers, television and movies - images that have inspired real life rocket design. Then we will make a turkey rocket fly!

Repeats every month until Fri Dec 28 2012 except Tue Aug 28 2012, Fri Sep 28 2012, Wed Nov 28 2012. Also includes Sat Nov 24 2012.
Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

BE AN ASTRONAUT FOR A DAY!

Challenger Learning Center Public Missions - A Unique Experience for Families

A family experience that is out of this world! The Challenger Learning Center is a simulated space mission that uses hands-on, inquiry based activities to engage participants in teamwork, communication, problem-solving and critical thinking.

Voyage to Mars

In this mission, your group is traveling to Mars to replace a crew of astronauts who have been living there for the past two years. In addition to landing on the Martian surface, the team collects and analyzes geologic samples, and launches exploratory probes to the two moons of Mars.

Dates:

  • July 28; pre-register by July 20
  • Oct. 28; pre-register by Oct. 19
  • Nov. 24; pre-register by Nov. 16
  • Dec. 28; pre-register by Dec. 21

Time: 11 am – 1 pm

Cost: $15 per participant (Museum admission not included).

Adult chaperones may observe the program, but non-members must purchase separate museum admission.

Audience: Ages 10 and up. Youth under 16 years old must be accompanied by adult participant. One adult minimum per 5 youth.

Pre-requisites: Ability to read at a 5th grade level and have basic computer skills. Familiarity with email.

Pre-registration is required – 206-764-1384

Cancellation policy: A full refund will be made if you cancel at least 3 working days prior to the program. No refund will be made after that date. There are no partial refunds. This program requires a minimum number of participants. You will be notified, and a full refund issued, if this event is cancelled.

Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Bank of America Weekend Family Workshop: Fanciful Rockets!
Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25

11a.m. & 1 p.m.
We will look at some of the beautiful rocket designs artists have created for magazine covers, television and movies - images that have inspired real life rocket design. Then we will make a turkey rocket fly!

Sunday, November 25, 2012 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Bank of America Weekend Family Workshop: Fanciful Rockets!
Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25

11a.m. & 1 p.m.
We will look at some of the beautiful rocket designs artists have created for magazine covers, television and movies - images that have inspired real life rocket design. Then we will make a turkey rocket fly!