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May Events at the Fleet
Green Day Returns to the Fleet
Green Day ReturnsBecome a greengineer at our second annual family day all about renewable energy, conservation, climate change and more! Design and build a solar-powered car, interact with students at the Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve and meet local SDSU scientists studying the impact of climate change. Plus, visit our "So WATT!" and "San Diego's Water" exhibitions!  Free with admission.

MoreSaturday, May 16, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Astronomy Day
AstronomyCelebrate the 2009 International Year of Astronomy at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center!  Take a "Walk through the Solar System," sun gaze with the San Diego Astronomy Association, participate in hands-on activities and visit our "Giant Worlds" exhibition. Plus, enter our drawing to win fabulous prizes from Astronomy Magazine and Celestron. This event is free with admission.

MoreSaturday, May 2, 12:00 - 4:00 pm.

Eventos Latinos - New Spanish Language Programming + IMAX® en Español
IMAX En EspanolExpanding our popular IMAX en Español series, the Fleet introduces a new Spanish lecture series led by leading scientists in Baja California and San Diego. Upcoming presentations will include topics that cover subjects from astronomy, to health to science education and the latest research in scientific industry. Adults can enjoy the interactive lectures while their children attend an activity workshop where they will experience fun hands-on science. Eventos Latinos is an afternoon the entire family can enjoy and conclude with IMAX en Español.

More Sunday, May 17, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Rubik's Cube Competition
Rubik's Cube Competition
Join us for fast-paced, high-energy rounds of algorithmic madness as the Fleet partners with the World Cube Association for the 4th Annual San Diego Rubik's Cube Competition! Watch competitors solve the famous colorful cubes in under three minutes...blindfolded! Come and go as you please, but don't look away too long. Some competitors can solve a cube in 13 seconds! Free with admission. Registration required for competitors.

More Saturday, May 23, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Last Chance to Tinker!
Last Chance to TinkerVisit "Tinkering" now through June 7th before the exhibit moves out to make room for the Fleet's newest exhibit, "Motion Mania," opening June 20. Want to keep a piece of "Tinkering?" Visit the Tinkering Studio to create your own take-home souvenir today!

More Open Daily, see web site for hours.

Visit the Birch Aquarium Free in May
RHFleet MembershipAttention, Fleet Members! From May 1-31, present your Fleet membership card and receive FREE admission at Birch Aquarium. Take an up-close look at one of the stars of our newest film, UNDER THE SEA, the leafy sea dragon! If you look very closely, the leafy sea dragon can be spotted in Birch Aquarium's camouflage exhibit, "The Art of Deception".

One more reason why Fleet membership is a great value all year long!

This Month's Experiment: Spectroscopes

Discover the colors of light!


San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture

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May Events
2 Astronomy Day
Senior Monday: "Forensic Entomology"
6 Exploring Ethics: "Stem Cell Therapy: Are we ready?"
The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show
9 Saturday Science Club for Girls
Green Day
16 Family Science Day: Sunlight
Eventos Latinos Programming
IMAX en Español Monthly Film Screening
Rubik's Cube Competition
IMAX Films
Under The Sea

Fridays at
the Fleet
See "classic" and current IMAX films at 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. every Friday night! Only $8.50 for one film and $5 for each additional film.

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Enter to Win!
Congratulations to Paula Kerns winner of a family 4-pack to the Birch Aquarium!

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win! 
Enter To Win
Enter to win a family four pack of tickets to the San Diego Air & Space Museum.

To enter, please complete this form by May 15.
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