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FREE IMAX® Films Extended
IMAX publicThe end of summer is near, but our special FREE IMAX deal is available through September. Visit the Fleet and receive one FREE IMAX film with the purchase of full price gallery admission when you use the FilmFest coupon. In additional to daily showings of UNDER THE SEA and WILD CALIFORNIA, we'll be bringing you an exciting lineup of your favorite classic IMAX films all month long. September 1 - 6, discover the spectacular beauty, dramatic geothermal activity and wildlife found only in YELLOWSTONE. September 7 - 13, witness the most mysterious and spectacular migrations of the planet, from zebras to monarch butterflies in AMAZING JOURNEYS.  September 14 - 20, enter the magical, miniscule world of a butterfly and praying mantis, and meet their bizarre and beautiful friends in BUGS! September 21 - 30, take a plunge with DOLPHINS from the dazzling coral reefs of the Bahamas to the wind-swept seas of Patagonia. Don't miss this special offer!

MoreFREE IMAX & Special Engagement Films through September 30

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New Programming for Preschoolers
Young ScientistsYoung Scientists is a new hands-on preschool program taught at the Fleet by our Early Childhood Educators. Explore the scientific wonders of the world and inspire the young scientist in your life! This program is open to children ages 3 - 5 with an accompanying adult. Each 4-week series is held on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and includes access to the Fleet's one-hundred plus hands-on exhibits before they open to the public. From outer space to kitchen chemistry, preschoolers will learn about science through questioning, investigation and experimentation.

More Session 1: 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7
More sessions October - February

Spend Grandparents Day at the Fleet
Grandparents Bring your grandparents to the Fleet on Grandparents Day for FREE! On Sunday, September 13, Grandma or Grandpa can receive free admission when accompanied by a paying child. Limit one free adult or senior admission per paying child. Both admissions must be for the same experience. Not applicable with other discounts.  

MoreSunday September 13, 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

IMAX En Espanol Don't miss the Fleet's monthly IMAX en Español film series. This month you can see ADVENTURES IN WILD CALIFORNIA in Spanish. In this highflying journey across the Golden State, audiences will twirl on thermals above the clouds over Mission Bay with skysurfers; swim through the ocean with otters; excavate the heart of a thirty-story tall Giant Sequoia with botanists; and emerge from under the spray of one of California's biggest surfable waves.  

MoreSunday, September 20, 6:00 p.m.

The Perfect Birthday Down to a Science
Bithday girlTurn your child's birthday into an awesome scientific adventure at the Fleet Science Center! Birthday parties include cake, decorations, exhibit gallery admission and more. Special science workshops or an IMAX film screening can also be added. Birthdays at the Fleet have all the elements for a good time - get the party started and make your reservation today!

Supporting the Fleet Has Never Tasted So Good
Pat & Oscar's LogoSave the date to eat at Pat & Oscar's on Thursday, October 15th. 20% of each sale will be donated to the Fleet Science Center's education programs when you show the "Dine for Science" flyer. Print this flyer now and mark your calendar to support the Fleet with a delicious meal with family and friends
October 15, 2009

Captioning Service Update
Close Caption iconImproved captioning services are available for hearing impaired adults and children at no additional admission cost during select IMAX films. The use of a Rear Window display unit for closed captioning at your seat is offered in a select number of seats in the upper balcony. Current films playing in the Heikoff Dome Theater with closed captioning services include UNDER THE SEA and WILD CALIFORNIA and the September Limited Engagement films.

Members Save on The Sky Tonight!
Membership imageIf you're curious about the night sky and distant planets, our monthly planetarium show is your ticket to adventure! Held on the first Wednesday of each month, The Sky Tonight presents the sky in San Diego as it appears on the night of the planetarium show, as well as special topics in astronomy. Best of all, members receive a discount. (If you're an Adventurer ($150) and above member, admission is free for you and your family.) To make a reservation for Sept. 2, call (619) 238-1233.
One more reason that Fleet membership is a great value all year long!

Not yet a member?  Click here. Or call the Membership Office at (619) More238-1233, ext. 713

This Month's Experiment: Kinetic Sculptures
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Explore the art of science with
kinetic sculptures!

City of San Diego and San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture

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September Events
Exploring Ethics: "Robotic Warfare"
2 Sky Tonight Planetarium Show
7 Senior Monday
12 Saturday Science Club for Girls
Grandparent's Day Celebration
IMAX en Español Monthly Film Screening
Click Here for Limited Engagement Films Playing in September
IMAX Films
Under The Sea

Fridays at
the Fleet
See "classic" and current IMAX films at 6, 7 & 8 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 Laura Spirz, winner of a family 4-pack to Quail Botanical Gardens!

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win! Enter to win a family 4-pack of passes to the San Diego Museum of Art.
To enter, please complete this form by September 15th 2009.
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