Parent's Night Out

Come drop off the kids and enjoy a night out while your children enjoy pizza and a science program!

The recommended age for this program is 5-12 years old. If you have students outside of this age range and are unsure about registering please contact us at (910) 938-5079 or

Upcoming Dates


Nov 8 - Rich Reactions

Autumn is when leaves on trees begin to change and the days get shorter. Take these changes indoors and make some incredible, colorful reactions using chemical and physical changes.


Dec 13 - Polar Party

Winter is just around the corner and it’s getting chilly out. How do animals survive the cold? Play migration games, test out cold water adaptations and more as we explore the lives of different animals and how they stay warm as the seasons change.

Jan 10 - Rockin’ New Year

Ring in the new year with some shiny new rocks! Resolve to find out what makes rocks and minerals, break open some geodes, and explore the rock cycle.


Feb 7 - Star Bright

The night sky is the star of the show, tonight. We’ll set off on a star walk around Sturgeon City and celebrate the celestial, find out why we have leap years, and explore how technology affects the way we see the night sky.

Feb 14 - Heart-Stopping Biology

Discover the functions of your body’s strongest muscle, the heart! Create models to see how it functions, and the impact it has on lungs, and make a robotic hand to power all on your own.

Mar 13 - Force of Nature

Gravity makes the world go round, but what is it exactly? Explore kinetic and potential energy, the Laws of Motion, and more as we conduct physics experiments and make things move.

Apr 10 - Powerful Pollinators

Spring is in the air and so is pollen. Learn about our local flora and fauna and how plants and animals work together. Plant some seeds, explore the wetlands, and discover the world blooming around us.


May 8 Unnatural Disasters

Where do volcanoes come from and what can they do? What effect does an earthquake have on land and homes? Come enjoy an evening of investigating these natural disasters and more from the safety of a science lab.

June 12 - Light up the Night

Electricity is very useful. Explore its many uses from shining lights in the dark to powering up robots. Find out what kinds of animals use electricity and discover how you can use it as well.

General Information

Duration:  5:30pm-8:30pm

Monthly Session Cost: $15 per session


Annual Pass Cost: $132

*covers all 11 sessions

You will be invoiced through PayPal once your registration form is received.

Ready to Register?


Fill out the online registration form. You will be invoiced through PayPal once your registration form is received.

Phone or Email

Contact the Program Coordinator at (910) 938-5079 or You will be invoiced through PayPal once your registration form is received.

Online Payment will be available after you submit your registration. Please contact the Program Coordinator to discuss other payment options. 


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Programs: (910) 938-5079

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