|New IMAX® Film: THE ULTIMATE WAVE TAHITI|
Don't miss THE ULTIMATE WAVE TAHITI
, an extreme
blend of surfing and ocean science, starring nine-time world surfing champion,
Kelly Slater. You'll be
transported to one of the most picturesque places on earth and get an up close
look at some of nature's most intense ocean waves. Kelly Slater and Raimana Van Bastolaer, a Tahitian surfing
legend, lead the quest to ride the most commanding waves at Tahiti's famed surf
site, Teahupo'o, in this not-to-be-missed summer film!
Opens Thursday, July 1
|Returning for a Limited Engagement: THE LIVING SEA|
Discover the world's oceans, beautiful,
powerful, productive, but ultimately a fragile marine environment. This vast scientific frontier is
explored with the people, oceanographers, geologists and educators, who are
building a healthy coexistence with earth's oceans. Featuring the music of Sting, THE LIVING SEA
was nominated for an Academy Award®, Best
Documentary, Short Subject, 1995.
This Classic IMAX film from the Fleet's
archives is returning for a special summer limited run engagement.
Opens Thursday, July 1
|DNA Day with the Salk Institute|
referred to as "the blueprint for life." Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) carries
the genetic instructions for all life as we know it! Scientists from The Salk Institute will be on-hand to help
you explore DNA. Come see larger
than life models of DNA and learn how this amazing molecule helps to determine
your own physical characteristics.
You can also perform experiments to isolate DNA right before your eyes -
then take the DNA home with you as a souvenir of your visit.
Saturday, July 10
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
IMAX En Español: WILD CALIFORNIA|
Join us for our
monthly screening of an IMAX film entirely in Spanish! The July feature is WILD CALIFORNIA. In this film, get wild in the Golden State with
acrobatic snowboarders, affable otters, aerobatic skysurfers, adventurous
botanists and adrenaline-pumping surfers.
Sunday, July 18
|Free Admission to 250 Science Centers Around the World!|
Planning your summer vacation? Trying to save money at the same time? Remember that your Fleet Science Center membership card is valid for free exhibit gallery admission at over 250 science centers around the world.
To take advantage of this benefit:
- Locate a science center where you will be traveling here.
- Call at least 48 hours in advance
- Some restrictions may apply
Free admission at other science centers is one more reason that Fleet membership is a great value all year long! Not a member? Click here.
Or call the Membership Office at (619) 238-1233, ext. 713.
Membership Reminder: Member reservations for IMAX and planetarium shows must be claimed at least 20 minutes before show time; always allow extra time for parking. Reservations not claimed 20 minutes in advance may be released for sale to the general public.
"Earth Exposed" has taken over the main gallery with crowds gathering around the geyser exhibit to see it erupt every 17 minutes. "Aging for all Ages" and "Kid City" received exciting makeovers last month with new hands-on activities for the whole family. Come on in this summer and see what's new.
Extended Summer Hours|
|Beginning July 1, the Fleet Science Center
will open at 10:00 a.m. daily.|
Summer 2010 hours are as follows:
Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
(Except for July 1, closing at 5:00 p.m.)
IMAX® is a registered trademark of IMAX Corporation.
|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.|
|Enter to Win!|
Congratulations to Debra Dennis, winner
of a 2-pack of passes to the Museum of Man.|
This month, it could be YOUR turn to win! Enter to win a 2-pack of passes to the
San Diego History Center.
To enter, please complete this form by July 15th 2010.