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OCTOBER 2012
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Soar with FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES--Opens October 5!
Flight of the Butterflies
Join the monarchs' perilous and extraordinary journey while following an intrepid scientist's 40-year search to find the monarchs' secret hideaway. Breathtaking cinematography, a scientific mystery and hundreds of millions of real butterflies make FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES soar! More>>

 

Friday, October 5

First Showing at Noon 


Tickets On Sale Now for SCIENCE ON THE ROCKS, Don't Be Left Crying in Your Beer!
Science on the Rocks
An after-hours party for adults, "The Sweet Science of Chocolate" lets you dip into the experience with hors d'oeuvres by Stone Catering, a specialty cocktail from BarWorks, and the temptation of Eclipse Chocolat. Especially tempting will be Sweets + Suds-three Stone Brewing beers matched to artisanal sweets from Eclipse Chocolat! Scientific cocoa-based interactive activities (yum!) and a cash bar let you indulge at Science on the Rocks! Tickets on sale now. More>>

Thursday, October 18
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Get Really Small with NANO
Nano
"NANO: Imagine and Discover a World You Can't See!" is a new, engaging exhibition about nanoscale science, technology, and engineering. Explore a small world where big science happens at hands-on interactives that invite you to dive into the nano world and discover its real-world applications and implications. Play "I Spy," "Balance Our Nano Future," "Build a Giant Carbon Nanotube," explore "Small, Smaller, Nano," and "Static vs. Gravity" to see how Nano affects our lives! More>>

Exhibit Opens Saturday, October 27

Watch Your Robot Creations Come to Life at Family Science Saturdays in the Tinkering Studio!
FSS
Our Tinkering Studio guru Ray Rodriguez will guide you through the creation of Robots, Scribble Bots, and Jitter Bots. Come and build your own whimsical motorized meandering mechanism or a jiggly jumpy chaotic drawing machine. Experience the satisfaction of watching your creations come to life. Activities included with admission. More>>

Every Saturday in October
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Exploring Ethics Returns to the Fleet with a Salute to Environmental Icon Silent Spring!
Silent Spring
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson's landmark book, Silent Spring, with speaker Stephen Welter, VP for Research at SDSU. In conjunction with the Center for Ethics in Science and Technology, the Fleet welcomes guests to encounter science from an ethical viewpoint, brings together community leaders of various backgrounds to examine current scientific issues from diverse perspectives, and invites the public to explore with them how science can best serve society. More>>

Wednesday, October 17
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 


Flutter into Monarchs and Milkweed Workshops
Flight of the Butterflies
Join us to explore the fascinating world of monarch butterflies!  Workshops with activities tailored for each age group include "Caterpillar Club," "Discovery Workshops," or "Monarch Club," plus a special discount for our new IMAX® film FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES. More>>

Saturday, October 20
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. & 12 Noon - 1:30 p.m.

 


Explore the Milky Way and other "Galaxies" at The Sky Tonight
Sky tonight
Resident astronomer Lisa Will leads backyard stargazers through the universe every month! Our Milky Way is just one of billions of galaxies in the universe. Explore it with us, and then venture out to learn about other galaxies. After the show, join the intrepid members of SD County Astronomy Association as they provide free telescope viewing outdoors on the Prado (weather permitting). More>>

Wednesday, October 3
7:00 & 8:15 p.m.

 


Theater Vouchers--valid for FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES, our new IMAX feature!
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With free Theater vouchers, Fleet membership saves you money.*
1. Present your voucher at the Ticket Counter for the show of your choice.
2. When you run out of vouchers, purchase additional tickets at a special member discount. 

 

IMAX films savings are just 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) 238-1233, ext. 713.    

 

*Except Exhibit Experience level.

 

Membership Reminder: Always arrive 20 minutes before a film starts to exchange your member vouchers at the Ticket Counter before you line up at the Theater.   


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October Events
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Senior Monday
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Free Tuesday
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Origami with Bruce  Gemmell
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The Sky Tonight
5FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES Opens
5Fridays at the Fleet
6Family Science Saturdays
10Young Scientists
12Fridays at the Fleet
13Saturday Science Club for Girls
13Family Science Saturday
17Exploring Ethics
18Science on the Rocks
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Fridays at the Fleet
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Family Science Saturdays
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ROCK THE DOME
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Monarchs & Milkweed Workshops
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IMAX en Español
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Fridays at the Fleet
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Family Science Saturdays
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NANO Opens
Opens October 5

Flight of the Butterflies
FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES
Now Playing

 DEEP SEA
DEEP SEA

To The Arctic
TO THE ARCTIC

Black Holes digital show
BLACK HOLES: The Other Side of Infinity

Rock the Dome poster
ROCK THE DOME  
FRIGHTENING Fridays at the Fleet
See one show for $9.50 and add an additional show for only $6.00!
Every Friday:
6PM:  FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES
October 5 & 26:   
7PM:  BUGS!
8PM:  SEA MONSTERS
October 12:   
7PM:  SEA MONSTERS
8PM:  MUMMIES
October 19:   
7PM:  MUMMIES
8PM:  BUGS!
Enter to Win
Congratulations to Judy Tillson, winner of 2 tickets to the California Surf Museum in Oceanside. Cowabunga!

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win! Enter to win 4 tickets to our new IMAX film, FLIGHT OF THE BUTTERFLIES.

 

     Flight of the Butterflies  

 

To enter, please complete this form by October 15, 2012.

 

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