Fall fun at the Connecticut Science Center

Check out their new Grossology exhibit, Liquid Lounge and Spooktacular event!

HARTFORD, Conn. (Mass Appeal) – Ew! Bodies can be pretty gross–they’re crusty, stinky, and slimy–but do you know why? You can explore the good, the bad, and the downright ugly behind the ways your body keeps you healthy in the new Grossology exhibit at the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford.

Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body
Exhibit runs under March 8, 2015

Slide through a huge intestine, climb an oozy skin wall, tour an enormous nose, smell icky bodily smells and more!
Grossology is included with a Connecticut Science Center Membership or the purchase of General Admission.

Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford, CT

Other Exhibits Include:
Sight and Sound
River of Life
Exploring Space
Forces in Motion
Energy City
Sports Lab
Invention Dimension
Planet Earth
Picture of Health

Liquid Lounge: Trick or Treat
Hartford’s hottest night out is going SPOOKY this Halloween! Join 1000 of your closest friends for creepy decor, live music, DJs and dancing, Halloween crafts, liquid delights and more. See our newest traveling exhibit, Grossology, while you’re here. Show us your eeriest costume for a chance to win awesome prizes!

Creepy entertainment includes:
– DJ Jon Rzasa and Powerstation DJ
– Live Music with Jimmy and the Hat Tricks
– Illusionist Bryon Lizotte
– Black Light Room with Glow-in-the-Dark Live Science demonstrations
– Zombie face art
…and much more!

Liquid Lounge is a 21+ event. ID will be required. NO EXCEPTIONS.

4th Annual Spooktacular Science Weekend
Celebrate Halloween at our  4th annual Spooktacular Science Weekend!  Visitors will be treated to extra special fun for the whole family. All activities are included FREE with Connecticut Science Center Membership or the purchase of General Admission. Kids’ costumes are encouraged!

Eerie entertainment includes:
Frozen sing-along with Elsa and Anna!
Face painting
Pumpkin decorating
Halloween crafts
Live Science: Make your own slime!
Kids’ “Scary”-oke

PLUS, see a special sneak preview of our Dino Encounter show! Journey back in time to meet a walking, roaring Tyrannosaurus rex. Don’t worry—he’s friendly! You can even “feed” him to see what he likes!

An evening with Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: Women Taking Power Seriously
Thursday, October 16th
6:00PM – 8:00PM

Women Taking Power Seriously, which will touch upon women in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math). A brief Q & A session will follow the talk.

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend was the first woman elected Lt. Governor of Maryland. A graduate of Harvard University and the University of New Mexico School of Law, she has served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the United States and is currently Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University’s School of Public Policy.

To learn more call 860-SCIENCE (724-3623) or visit CTScienceCenter.org.

About the Connecticut Science Center:
The Connecticut Science Center is dedicated to inspiring lifelong learning through interactive and innovative experiences that explore our changing world through science. We strive to create an engaging and sustainable science center that serves families and schools and has a significant impact on student and adult learning in Connecticut. We seek to develop the minds of future thinkers and inventors who will compete in the ever-expanding global marketplace for technology and innovation. And we endeavor to create a Connecticut workforce that meets the projected growth of jobs in science-related fields.

Promotional consideration provided by The Connecticut Science Center.

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