Science Social: An Evening on the Charles
Monday, July 16, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
Monday, July 16, 2012: 6:00 p.m.
Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.
Join the Museum of Science for an evening of food, cocktails, music, and science fun at the Museum's waterfront pavilion overlooking the Charles River and Boston skyline. Enjoy a BBQ buffet dinner and cocktails while soaking in the summer sun after-hours at one of the most unique locations in the city.
At 6:00 pm, chill out in the Mugar Omni Theater as you experience an inspiring story of love, dedication, and the remarkable bond between humans and animals with an exclusive showing of IMAX film, Born to be Wild. This heartwarming film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them—saving endangered species one life at a time.
21+, must show valid ID
Fee: $25, register online
Casual attire. Ticket includes food, entertainment, and [Omni] admission.
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Museum of Science
The Museum takes a hands-on approach to science, engineering and technology, attracting about 1.5 million visitors a year via its programs and 700 interactive exhibits. Founded in 1830, the Museum was first to embrace all the sciences under one roof. Highlights include the Thomson Theater of Electricity, Charles Hayden Planetarium, Mugar Omni Theater, Gordon Current Science & Technology Center, 3-D Digital Cinema and Butterfly Garden. Reaching 25,000 teens a year worldwide via the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network, the Museum also leads a 10-year, $41 million National Science Foundation-funded Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network of science museums. The Museum’s “Science Is an Activity” exhibit plan has been awarded many NSF grants and influenced science centers worldwide. Its National Center for Technological Literacy® aims to enhance knowledge of engineering and technology for people of all ages and inspire the next generation of engineers, inventors, and scientists. The Museum is ranked #3 by Parents Magazine in its list of the country’s “Ten Best Science Centers. For more information, visit mos.org.