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Discovery Museum

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4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport,CT06604United States
203-372-3521 http://discoverymuseum.org

March 2019

A Special Day for Special Needs

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport,CT06604United States
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Discovery Museum is participating in Barnum Festival 2019 with our Special Day for Special Needs. We are happy to offer FREE admission for visitors with special needs and their caregivers. Activities include: – Full volume and no volume planetarium shows – Science on a Sphere shows – Visually stimulating live science demos – Sensory activities Many thanks to our community partner:  

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Late Night at Discovery

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport,CT06604United States
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Hours: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for persons 18+ General Admission – $5.00 per person FREE ADMISSION FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS! Includes use of Dining Court for board games, card games, poker, role playing games, and cosplay. Bring your dinner, or order in and add your favorite group of friends, and grab a table and enjoy! For an additional $5, enjoy a Laser Light Spectacular to some classic Jam Band music. The Vibes are still alive at Discovery! We’ve got the Dark Side…

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Escape the Spacecraft!

March 28 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm UTC+0
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport,CT06604United States
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$20

The Discovery Exploration and Astronomical Research Program is looking for brave astronauts who are willing to try and escape our spacecraft before an oncoming CME (Coronal Mass Ejection) hits.  In this escape room, 1-8 participants will attempt several puzzles to locate specific scientific research and coordinates before the time runs out. No prior space knowledge needed. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your booking for mission briefing! For more information, call 203-372-3521 x114 or email tropp@discoverymuseum.org.

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Artist Talk with photographer J.J. L’Heureux

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport,CT06604United States
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California-based artist J.J. L’Heureux will be at the Discovery Museum to give a talk on her work photographing the animals and landscapes of Antarctica. Artist and naturalist J.J. L’Heureux has traveled to Antarctica seventeen times since 2000, documenting the landscape, the creatures that live there, and attempts at human habitation. Ms. L’Heureux would like these photos to connect the viewer to a distant region of the world they might never have the opportunity to visit. Her inspiration comes from her…

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April 2019

Space Day 2019

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport,CT06604United States
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Enjoy FREE admission at our annual Space Day, thanks to a grant from the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium. Special activities include: – Build a straw rocket – Living and working on Mars – Building your Mars habitat, with augmented reality (AR) apps – Exploring the planet and working on Mars, with Ozobots – Pocket solar system – Build a 3D constellation Throughout the day, we will offer planetarium shows, demonstrations on Science on a Sphere, and live science demonstrations. We also plan to…

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Opening Reception for Matt Laufer’s Exhibit

April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport,CT06604United States
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Celebrate the opening of Matt Laufer’s exhibit of selected paintings and poems. A Connecticut native, Matt Laufer, has been involved with the arts since he was a teenager. He is a self-taught artist who paints wildlife, nature scenes, and abstract art. A motor vehicle accident left Matt paralyzed from the chest and shoulders down. The urge to create was so great that he went about finding a new way to create his art since he could no longer use his…

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Discover Wellness Speaker Series #2

April 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+0
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport,CT06604United States
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The Discovery Museum will present a community conversation series that will take place at the museum beginning in March 2019. The focus of the series will be on topics related to health and wellness. The four monthly talks will feature local experts facilitating discussions, and will include time for networking, presentation, and group discussion. The second conversation topic is: Personal Genetics and Addiction, with Dr. Vivek Kumar (The Jackson Laboratory) and Maritza Bond (Bridgeport Health Department). Small bites and drinks…

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April Break Programs

April 15 @ 8:30 am - April 19 @ 5:30 pm UTC+0
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport,CT06604United States
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$100 – $300

Looking for a great way to spend a week off from school? Join the Discovery Museum for some of the coolest mad science around! We’ll experiment with a variety of STEM topics including chemistry,  physics, robotics, and more! Open to students in grades K-6. Programs run from 9:00am-3:30pm with extended day options that run from 8:30am-9:00am and 3:30pm-5:30pm. *Register by April 1, 2019* For more information, email tropp@discoverymuseum.org or call 203-372-3521 x114.

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May 2019

Discover Wellness Speaker Series #3

May 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+0
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport,CT06604United States
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$8

The Discovery Museum will present a community conversation series that will take place at the museum beginning in March 2019. The focus of the series will be on topics related to health and wellness. The four monthly talks will feature local experts facilitating discussions, and will include time for networking, presentation, and group discussion. The third conversation topic is: Log Out and Discover: Screen Time and Health, with panel discussion featuring local pediatrician (Dr. Marilyn Smith), neurologist (Dr. Dario Zagar),…

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June 2019

Discover Wellness Speaker Series #4

June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm UTC+0
Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave.
Bridgeport,CT06604United States
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$8

The Discovery Museum will present a community conversation series that will take place at the museum beginning in March 2019. The focus of the series will be on topics related to health and wellness. The four monthly talks will feature local experts facilitating discussions, and will include time for networking, presentation, and group discussion. The fourth conversation topic is: Food for Thought: Eating for Wellness, with registered dieticians (Rebecca Bonetti and Kelly Gruber). Small bites and drinks will be served.…

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