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"Kid City" Gets a New Look
Girl at Kid City Families with "Kid City" age children, 5 and under, mark your calendar for Saturday, October 23! You don't want to miss the reopening of "Kid City."  Young visitors will love exploring the new features in the exhibition including a new city layout, fire truck, infant area, and more. All of the exciting updates to "Kid City" have been made possible by generous gifts and grants from the Donald C. and Elizabeth M. Dickinson Foundation, the Nierman Family Fund at the San Diego Jewish Community Foundation, an Anonymous Donor, the Mandell Weiss Charitable Trust, and sponsorships from ScholarShare College Savings Plan and Fidelity Investments.

Please note: "Kid City" will be closed for renovations October 11 - 22.

Members: Save-the-date for the morning of Friday, October 22, for a special members-only preview of the new and improved "Kid City." Watch for an e-mail with details in the coming weeks!

Saturday, October 23
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Take Part in Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
Girl and magnifying glassesKids 17 and under admitted free with paid adult admission! Fun "pumpkin anatomy" activity will be happening in the refreshed "Kid City" exhibition for preschool age children (11AM - 3PM). Older kids and adults can discover DNA and inspect mutant fruit flies with scientists from the Salk Institute (1PM - 4PM). Costumes are encouraged!

Saturday, October 30

Two New IMAX® Films to See
Coral Reef film imageTake advantage of the best IMAX deal in town every Friday night from 6 to 8PM. You can see ALASKA for only $8.50 and add up to two more films for only $5 each! We're also bringing back CORAL REEF ADVENTURE for a special limited engagement run. Don't miss your chance to see local underwater filmmakers Howard and Michele Hall, residents of Del Mar, explore coral reefs from Australia's Great Barrier Reef to a coral-reef dependent village in Fiji.

IMAX En Español: BEARS
Family bear The Fleet offers San Diego's only presentation of Spanish language IMAX films on the third Sunday of each month. The October feature - BEARS - will bring you closer than ever before to some of the world's largest terrestrial animals in the full glory of their natural habitat. Crawl inside a den with a mother black bear and her cubs, catch salmon with a group of hungry grizzlies, and learn why protecting these animals benefits wildlife and people everywhere.

Sunday, October 17
6:00 p.m.

Your IMAX Vouchers are Transferable!
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Most Memberships include 6 or more free IMAX vouchers. Did you know that you can give the vouchers to friends, neighbors and out-of-town guests to use? You do not need to be present when they are redeemed. For more information about purchasing a membership, ask at the Ticket Counter or call Tamra at (619) 238-1233 x. 713.

IMAX vouchers are one more reason that Fleet membership is a great value all year long!

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October Events
Senior Monday: "Gravity"
Free Tuesday
"The Sky Tonight" Planetarium Show
Exploring Ethics Lecture
Saturday Science Club for Girls "Jack-O-Lantern Circuitry"
IMAX en Español: BEARS
"Kid City" Reopening
Halloween Family Day
IMAX Films
The Ultimate Wave Tahiti


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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 Walter Williams, winner of a 2-pack of passes to the San Diego Museum of Art.

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win! Enter to win a 2-pack of passes to the San Diego Automotive Museum.

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