Schedule for First Friday: Spooky Science

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Member Lounge

5-10pm

Hauben Room

A relaxed space for members to enjoy tea and rotating activities.

 

DJ Dance Party

6-10pm

Rotunda

Join the DJ for a giant dance party for all creepy crawlers!

 

Science of Fear Activities

6-10pm

Rotunda

Explore the body’s response to fear and learn about common fears shared by humans.

Slime Lab

6-9pm

Bio Lab

Get sticky with some Halloween slime.

 

Halloween Zeiss Astronomy Presentation: The Sky Tonight

6:30pm & 7:15pm

Planetarium

Explore the cosmos as a Chabot Astronomer leads you through the galaxy using a Zeiss Universarium Mark VIII Star Projector – spooky style. This recently restored Zeiss projector uses advanced fiber-optics to project stars with astonishing clarity.

 

Mini Missions

6:30, 7:30 & 8:30pm

Challenger Learning Center

Join the Challenger crew on a simulated space mission! Scary fun!

 

Creepy Crawly Bug Lab

7-9pm

Mezzanine

Say hello to some crawly critters and learn about why they move and look like that!

Presented by SaveNature.org

 

Storytime with Reading Partners

7, 7:45 & 8:30pm

Discovery Lab

Read a-louds for the whole family to enjoy.

 

Telescope Makers Workshop

7:30-10pm

Chemistry/Physics Lab

Open to all ages, the Telescope Makers’ Workshop is an all-volunteer group committed to helping people build their own telescopes. Drop in to see what they are up to.

 

Lord Blood Rah’s Nerve Wrackin’ Theater

8pm

Megadome

Lord Blood-Rah, host of the syndicated TV series Lord Blood-Rah’s Nerve Wrackin’ Theatre, will present classic episodes of sci-fi series of the past all examining the darker side of spooky science!

You’ll see a man cheat death…as a brain in a jar! You’ll see machine men reactivated after four centuries to conquer the galaxy! You’ll see the greatest story of spooky science ever told in a unique version of the legend of Frankenstein!

Join Lord Blood-Rah in the Dome Theater for these tales of spine-chilling mad science! www.lordbloodrah.com

 

Phantom of the Universe

8pm

Planetarium

 

Spooky Fashion Show

8:15pm

Rotunda

Spooky, but make it fashion.

 

Waiting Far Away

8:45pm

Planetarium

 

Star Stories

8:45 & 9:30pm

 

Observation Deck

Come listen to an expert stargazer explain the mythology behind the constellations, stories from the night sky as seen throughout history and look for planets and other clues to help orient you to the night’s sky.

 

Fright Light Laser Show

9:15pm

Planetarium

 

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