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Your Guide to the Fleet
NOVEMBER  2010
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
Galapagos, Young Scientists & Gift ideas
San Diego IMAX® Premiere - GALAPAGOS
Galapagos images Part adventure, part scientific expedition, part personal quest, and part fantastic voyage, this film will take you on a journey with marine biologist Dr. Carole Baldwin from the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History. Delve into unknown waters surrounding the volcanic archipelago and explore the natural wonders of a realm that is truly a living natural science laboratory!

Opens Friday, November 19

Don't Miss: Free Kid Admission - October 30
Halloween Family DayKids 17 and under will receive free entry with paid adult admission all day Saturday, October 30 for Balboa Park Halloween "Family Day." The Fleet will host hands-on Halloween themed activities throughout the day, including "Pumpkin Anatomy" (11AM - 3PM) for kids age 5 and under in the newly renovated "Kid City" exhibition. Older visitors can check out DNA activities with scientists from the Salk Institute (1PM - 4PM). Plus, don't miss a peek at the Fleet's creepy, crawly hissing cockroaches!

Science Center Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

NEW! Thursday Class Added to "Young Scientists"
Young ScientistThe popular "Young Scientists" program for preschool children, age 3 to 5, and their parent, is now offering a Thursday class option. Other groups currently meet weekly for 1 month every Wednesday or Friday. Now you can join the fun by signing up for the Thursday session. The next session, "Body Basics" begins November 10th. Check out this news piece in the Union-Tribune featuring "Young Scientists" to learn more.

Visit the New "Kid City"
Kid City fire engineAfter two weeks of major renovations, "Kid City" has reopened! Don't miss your chance to experience all of the exciting updates including a new "fire truck," infant area, and city-street layout, including the San Diego skyline! "Kid City" has been designed for visitors age 5 and under.

Open Daily

We Want You to be in our Video!
We will be filming a short video in the recently renovated "Kid City" exhibition, Thursday, November 4 and want you to be in our video! Seeking families with kids age 5 and under to visit "Kid City" and take part in our video shoot from 9:00AM - 10:30AM on Thursday, November 4. Interested in participating? Email ezangari@rhfleet.org for more details.


Build a Rube Goldberg Machine
Rube Goldberg machineRamps, levers, a complicated maze of pulleys and random household items - these are just a few of the items you can use to build a Rube Goldberg Machine alongside engineers from Hewlett Packard!  Want to see a chain reaction sequence in action? Check out this "You Tube" video from the Fleet!

Monday, November 29
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Gift Membership at a Discount
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Starting to think about the holidays? As a member, you can purchase Family memberships for only $64 ($15 off the regular price). Membership makes a great gift for any occasion. Four convenient ways to buy:
  1. In person. Ask any Ticket Counter cashier.
  2. By phone. Call (619) 238-1233 x. 713, Monday-Friday.
  3. By mail. Print out this application and mail it in.
  4. Online.

Discounted gift memberships are one more reason Fleet membership is a great value all year long!

Membership Reservation Policy



IMAX en Español: THE HUMAN BODY
The Human Body The Fleet offers San Diego's only presentation of Spanish language IMAX films on the third Sunday of each month. THE HUMAN BODY reveals the incredible story of life. See what takes place beneath your skin and the extraordinary processes your body goes through every day. 

Sunday, November 21
6:00 p.m.

Find a Gift for Everyone on Your List
North Star Science StoreThe Fleet makes holiday shopping easy with hundreds of exciting, unique, and fun gizmos, games and more all found in the North Star Science Store! What are you waiting for, head to the store to pick up something for everyone on your list. The North Star Science Store is open daily. Gift Cards are also available and can be loaded with any amount, then used to purchase tasty treats in Galileo's café, exciting science gifts, and admission to the Science Center.


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November Events
1
Senior Monday: "Ancient Maya"
2
Free Tuesday
3
"The Sky Tonight" Planetarium Show
3
Exploring Ethics Lecture
10
"Young Scientists" Body Basics Begins
13
"Saturday Science for Girls "Origami Science"
21
IMAX en Español: THE HUMAN BODY
29
Rube Goldberg Competition
IMAX Films
Galapagos poster
GALAPAGOS

HUBBLE POSTER
HUBBLE

The Ultimate Wave Tahiti
THE ULTIMATE WAVE TAHITI

Coral Reef Adventure poster
CORAL REEF ADVENTURE
Friday 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.
  NOVEMBER SCHEDULE:

November 5 & 12:
6 PM: CORAL REEF
7 PM: AMAZING CAVES
8 PM: THE ULTIMATE WAVE TAHITI

November 19 & 26:
6 PM: THE ULTIMATE WAVE TAHITI
7 PM: AMAZING CAVES
8 PM: GALAPAGOS
Enter to Win!
Congratulations to Wyatt Edwards, winner of a 2-pack of passes to the Automotive Museum.

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win! Enter to win a 4-pack of passes to the newly renovated "Kid City" exhibition at the Fleet!

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