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Your Guide to the Fleet
OCTOBER  2013
Spooky Fun at the Fleet
Learn From Experts and Hobbyists Alike on UAV Day
The Fleet celebrates our local community with displays of multi-rotors, custom and commercial UAVs and hobby quads. Chat with their creators, see informational videos and learn all about UAV technology and its myriad applications, the history of unmanned aircraft, current FAA restrictions and what's hoped for in the near future. Join a workshop, take a simulator pilot lesson or test an interactive mini wind tunnel. Get a peek at Civilian Drones--Search and Rescue, or watch engineering students build a model of a NASA unmanned aircraft! More>>

Sunday, October 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

 


It's Baaack--Yummier Than Ever! Chocolate Unwrapped: The Science of Flavor
Got chocolate on your mind? Join us for a sweets and suds tasting pairing Eclipse Chocolate treats and Green Flash Brewing beer. More delish samples await you from locally famous breweries and restaurants, including Manzanita Brewing and Ritual Tavern. As always, Science on the Rocks delivers, with scientific activities, liquid nitrogen ice cream, live music--and fun! More>>

Thursday, October 17; 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

 


Kids Are in Control in October
Kids, show your parents how much fun it is when you're in charge! Kids 12 and under get free Fleet gallery admission all month long with an online coupon from the San Diego Museum Council. That coupon also earns kiddos a discounted ticket for the Giant Dome Theater show of their choice! Plus, youngsters enjoy special weekly events, from Family Science Saturdays to Halloween Family Day, at no extra charge. More>>

October 1-31 

 


Astronomy Day--Where Science and Space Collide
Celebrate Astronomy Day at the Fleet! Learn how to capture amazing night photographs, watch a dry ice comet demonstration and have fun experimenting with a hands-on crater drop. Don't miss your chance to become an astronaut--sign up for a Public Challenger Mission: Return to the Moon! Calling all Space Geeks! More>>

Saturday, October 12; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

 


Senior Monday Grows Into a New Start Time and Format
Thank you for making Senior Monday a major success! In order to accommodate the growing crowd, we have moved the lectures to the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater, with a new, earlier start time of 10:30 a.m. Join us on October 7 as we explore the DeepSea Challenger submersible and enjoy the IMAX film, Deep SeaMore>>

Monday, October 7
Lecture: 10:30 a.m.
Film: noon

 


Fleet Membership: YOUR Ticket to Amazing Adventure
Get more Fleet value on every visit. The challenging Family Science Saturdays and brilliant lectures of Senior Mondays are free for members. Explore far-off galaxies at The Sky Tonight, or taste Science on the Rocks--Chocolate Unwrapped: The Science of Flavor--at a discount.

Membership is the best way to enjoy all of the Fleet!
Not yet a member? Find out how to join! 

 


We Have Holiday Parties Down to a Science!
The holidays are the perfect time to impress and delight, with an unforgettable experience at the Fleet. Treat your guests to a unique, out-of-this-world experience at the coolest venue in San Diego. At the Fleet, we pull out all the stops with delicious catered events, lively entertainment and our signature top-tier guest service.

For more information or to book your event now, take a look at our Special Event Planning Guide.  

 


Discover Your Hidden Power
Join us for electrifying activities focused on energy, electricity generation and efficiency. Learn about energy materials and invisible forces that power our world. Our Kids Free STEM program is fun for the whole family! Hidden Power activities are included with gallery admission. More>>

Saturday, October 19; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

Sponsored by Time Warner Cable
 

 


Slime & Guts & FrankenToys: It's Halloween Family Day
Creative license rules with free Fleet gallery admission for kids 12 and under (with a paying adult). Kid City will get crafty with Pasta Skeletons and Pumpkin Guts. Aspiring Tinkering Studio mad scientists can mix and match leftover parts and build FrankenToys! Passersby on the Prado can make Slime at our education table! More>>

Saturday, October 26; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

 

Quick Links
October Events
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Kids Free Month
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FREE First Tuesday
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Origami
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The Sky Tonight
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Young Scientists
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Uranus at Opposition
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Family Science Saturdays
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UAV Day
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Senior Monday
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Draconids Meteor Shower
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Mercury at Greatest Eastern Elongation
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Astronomy Day at the Fleet
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Saturday Science Club for Girls
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Public Nierman Challenger Mission
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Family Science Saturdays
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International Observe the Moon Night
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Science on the Rocks
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Prenumbral Lunar Eclipse
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STEM Program: Hidden Power
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Family Science Saturdays
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IMAX en Espanol
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Orionids Meteor Shower
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Halloween Family Day
26Family Science Saturday
Now Playing
Born to be Wild

Cosmic Collision
Flight of the Butterflies
Coming in
December

Guitar exhibit
Enter to Win
Congratulations to Shannon Tamayo, winner of 4 Tickets to the Living Coast Discovery Center.

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win!
 Enter to win 2 Tickets to the Japanese Friendship Garden.

 

      

To enter, please complete  this form by October 15, 2013.  






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