October Activities at the Discovery Museum Science & Space Center

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Check out the upcoming October actvites at the Discovery Museum Science & Space Center.

Event name:  Owl Prowl
Date:   Saturday & Sunday, October 5th & 6th, 2013
Time:  Museum Hours 10am-4:30pm: Science Discovery activities noon-4:00pm
Location/venue name:  Discovery Museum Science & Space Center
Location: 3615 Auburn Blvd.  Sacramento, CA 95821
Cost:  $8 adults (18+), $7 seniors (60+), $7 teens (13-17), $6 children (4-12), $0 children (3 and under)
Ages appropriate for:  4-12 years old
Contact phone number:  916-808-3942
Contact website:  www.thediscovery.org
Contact email address:  events@thediscovery.org
Description:   Whooo’s ready for a fun weekend kicking off the Halloween season?  It’s an Owl Prowl at the Discovery Museum.  Meet the Museum’s two owls, Tucker (the Great Horned Owl) and Milo (the Western Screech Owl).  They’ll visit with guests at noon and 2pm each day.  Check out some other species by seeing the preserved owls in our Nature Discovery Room.  Visitors ages 12 and under make a paper Screech Owl nest to take home as a souvenir.  Admission includes these activities, the Space Quest! exhibit and planetarium shows at 1pm & 3pm (for ages 4 and older).

Event name:  International “Observe the Moon Night”
Date:   Saturday & Sunday, October 12th & 13th, 2013
Time:  Museum Hours 10am-4:30pm: Science Discovery activities 12:30pm-4:00pm
Location/venue name:  Discovery Museum Science & Space Center
Location: 3615 Auburn Blvd.  Sacramento, CA 95821
Cost:  $8 adults (18+), $7 seniors (60+), $7 teens (13-17), $6 children (4-12), $0 children (3 and under)
Ages appropriate for:  4-12 years old
Contact phone number:  916-808-3942
Contact website:  www.thediscovery.org
Contact email address:  events@thediscovery.org
Description:   Visit the museum this weekend to learn about Earth’s nearest neighbor- the Moon!   This international event reminds people to look up and enjoy our nearest celestial neighbor.  Learn some basic moon facts in our Space Quest! exhibit and in our special Moon-themed planetarium show (at 1:00pm and 3:00pm, ages 4 and older only).  With this newfound knowledge, kids decorate a Moon cookie to take as a treat.  Families can take home a “Moon Packet” with good viewing tips, Moon map, and more!

Event name:  Going Batty at the Discovery Museum
Date:   Saturday & Sunday, October 19th & 20th, 2013
Time:  Museum Hours 10am-4:30pm: Science Discovery activities 12:30pm-4:00pm
Location/venue name:  Discovery Museum Science & Space Center
Location: 3615 Auburn Blvd.  Sacramento, CA 95821
Cost:  $8 adults (18+), $7 seniors (60+), $7 teens (13-17), $6 children (4-12), $0 children (3 and under)
Ages appropriate for:  4-12 years old
Contact phone number:  916-808-3942
Contact website:  www.thediscovery.org
Contact email address:  events@thediscovery.org
Description:   This weekend the Museum is highlighting some infamous creatures of the night- BATS!  Bring your family to explore some of the science behind these nocturnal mammals.  A small bat display is setup for this weekend only and children may assemble a “bat clip” craft to take home.   The noon and 2:00pm Creature Feature is a PowerPoint presentation on bat biology in our planetarium (for all ages).  Your admission includes these activities and a planetarium show (1pm & 3pm, ages 4 & older).

Event name:  Creepy Crawly Critters
Date:   Saturday & Sunday, October 26th & 27th, 2013
Time:  Museum Hours 10am-4:30pm: Science Discovery activities 12:30pm-4:00pm
Location/venue name:  Discovery Museum Science & Space Center
Location: 3615 Auburn Blvd.  Sacramento, CA 95821
Cost:  $8 adults (18+), $7 seniors (60+), $7 teens (13-17), $6 children (4-12), $0 children (3 and under)
Ages appropriate for:  4-12 years old
Contact phone number:  916-808-3942
Contact website:  www.thediscovery.org
Contact email address:  events@thediscovery.org
Description:   Spiders, cockroaches, and walking sticks–oh my! Are you ready for some creepy crawly fun?  Get into the Halloween spirit this weekend at the Discovery Museum with our smallest live animals.  Get up close and personal with these critters at our noon and 2:00pm Creature Feature.  Kids ages 12 and under make a spider craft to decorate the house with for Halloween.  Your admission includes these activities, the Space Quest! exhibit and a planetarium show (1pm & 3pm, ages 4 & older).