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Your Guide to the Fleet
JULY 2010
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New IMAX® Film: THE ULTIMATE WAVE TAHITI
Kelly Paddling 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
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
DNA strand It's sometimes 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
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
6:00 p.m.

Free Admission to 250 Science Centers Around the World!
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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:
  1. Locate a science center where you will be traveling here.
  2. Call at least 48 hours in advance
  3. 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.

Exhibition Updates
Air Ring "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.

Now Open!

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.)

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

IMAX® is a registered trademark of IMAX Corporation.
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July Events
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Now Opening at 10 am daily
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Free Tuesday
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Exploring Ethics Lecture
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The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show
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Saturday Science for Girls
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DNA Day
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IMAX en Español Film Screening
IMAX Films
The Ultimate Wave Tahiti
THE ULTIMATE WAVE TAHITI

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HUBBLE

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THE LIVING 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.

July Schedule:
6PMHUBBLE
7PM
THE ULTIMATE WAVE TAHITI
8PMTHE LIVING SEA
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.

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To enter, please complete this form by July 15th 2010.
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