Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
Your Guide to the Fleet
SEPTEMBER 2016          
The Art of the Brick Opens September 30
The Art of the Brick, one of CNN's Top Ten "Global Must-See Exhibitions," is making its Southern California premiere at the Fleet! See the critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGOŽ brick. Get your tickets now!  More>>

The Art of the Brick opens on Friday, September 30, and will be open daily at 10 a.m. through January 29, 2017. Tickets are on sale now.

Big Changes Coming to the Fleet
Big changes are coming to the Fleet ... but we can't tell you what they are yet. 

Visit our website or see us in person on September 16 to see what's new!

Girl Scout Sleepover
Girl Scouts ages 6-13 will have the entire science center to themselves for a special overnight sleepover at the Fleet. Enjoy a scavenger hunt, fun educational workshops, an IMAX movie and more! Sign your scout up now to reserve her spot. More>>

Register online or at the Fleet ticket counter by September 5.

Make New Creations With 3D Printing
Design your own toys, mementos and structures, then watch as they're created right before your eyes in the Fleet's 3D Printing Workshop! Over three sessions, we'll show you how to use Computer Aided Drawing (CAD) techniques to design your creation--then let the 3D printer do the rest. 

The workshop is available for ages 7 to 107. Register now! More>>

Sunday, September 11, 18 & 25, noon to 2 p.m.

A Match Made in Heaven--Artisan Cheese & Bread

Join us for the final installment of the Say Cheese event series. Dr. Rachel Dutton, fermentation expert and microbiologist at UCSD, will share the science behind the crafts of bread and cheese making as you enjoy curated tastings by Venissimo Cheese and Prager Brothers Artisan Breads. Wine included!

Seating is limited; advance ticket purchase is required. More>>


Wednesday, September 7, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m at Prager Brothers Artisan Breads, 5611 Palmer Way, Carlsbad CA 92010.

Young Scientists Returns
The Fleet's preschool program, Young Scientists, returns this September for another year of exploratory learning for 3-5 year olds and an accompanying adult! Session 1: Little Wizards begins the second week in September. Experience magical states of matter, optical illusions, spells, potions and more. Sign up now! More>>
 
Sessions begin Thursday, September 8.

Holiday Parties Are More Fun at the Fleet
Summer is almost over and the holidays will soon be upon us! If you have a holiday party or personal soiree to plan, the Fleet's 100+ hands-on exhibits will make your event a hit. Plus, if you book your celebration by September 15, you will receive a 50% discount on equipment fees. Members save an additional 10%. Dates are filling up quickly, so book your event today! More>>
 

Members Enjoy Discounted Education Programs
September means "back to school" and your Fleet membership is the perfect way to save on education programs for every member of your family. Discounts can be applied to Summer, Winter and Spring camps; Saturday Science Club for Girls; Young Scientists and on The Sky Tonight planetarium shows. 
 
Discounted--or even free--education programs are one more reason that Fleet membership is a great value all year long. Not yet a member? Join right now! 

Vote for the Fleet
The Fleet is one of eight finalists for the Eco Ambassadors grant through SDG&E and KFMB. The winner of the grant will receive $20,000 toward educational and environmental programing.

Help the Fleet win this grant by voting today! Click the link below, then hit the "Vote" tab at the top and you'll be able to see the video and cast your vote. You can vote once per day per device, so vote from home, work and on your phone or tablet too! More>>
Our Mission
The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is a nonprofit organization that seeks to inspire lifelong learning by furthering the public understanding and enjoyment of science and technology.
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10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday:
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
September Events

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52 Weeks of Science
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Tinkerers' Club
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Open for Labor Day
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Senior Monday
5
Last Day for Science Fiction, Science Future
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Last Day for Taping Shape
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FREE First Tuesday
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The Sky Tonight
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Say Cheese
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Young Scientists Begin
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52 Weeks of Science
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Saturday Science Club for Girls
10 & 11
Girl Scout Public Sleepover
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3D Printing Workshops
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52 Weeks of Science
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Suds & Science
17
Autism Accessibility Morning
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Tinkerers' Club
17
Genious in the House!
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52 Weeks of Science
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52 Weeks of Science
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Tinkerers' Club
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Fleet Inquiry Institute
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The Art of the Brick Opening
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Flight of the Butterflies
Enter to Win
Congratulations to Mary Ann Marcello, winner of a family four-pack of tickets to the San Diego Botanic Garden.

This month it could be YOUR turn to win! Enter to win a family four-pack of tickets to the Living Coast Discovery Center.
To enter, please complete this form by September 15, 2016.
Store Spotlight
The Big Bang Theory T-Shirts
 
Share your love for science with one of the many science T-shirts available at the North Star Science Store, including fun T-shirts from The Big Bang Theory. All shirts are 100% cotton and available in small through extra-large.
 
$26.99 for members,
$29.99 for nonmembers.



 
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