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McWane’s 20th Birthday Bash

July 14, 2018 - July 15, 2018

Standard General Admission:
Adults: $13 | Kids (2-12): $9

McWane opened its doors to the public on July 11, 1998, and we have been sparking wondering and curiosity in the Birmingham community and beyond ever since! We’re inviting you to help us celebrate this special occasion with a two-day birthday bash! Join us for some incredible demonstrations, interactive activities, and of course cake!

Check out our timeline commemorating 20 years of sparking wonder and curiosity.

 

Saturday

Programs:
20 years of Science Trivia — 1:30 & 4:30 (Rushton Theater)
Science of Magic — 12:30 & 3:30 (Demonstration Station)
LED Birthday Cards — 11:00 & 3:00 (Classroom 301)
Art & Science — 10:00 & 2:00 (Classroom 302)
Introducing LEGO Robotics 2.0 — 12:00 & 4:00 (Classroom 303)
Ozobot McWane Scavenger Hunt — 1:00 & 5:00 (Workshop)
Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream — 11:30 & 2:30 (Workshop)
Building the Next 20 Years — 11:00 & 3:00 (IBMC)
Huff and Puff Little Lab — 10:30 (IBMC)
Boat Design Challenge — 12:00 & 2:00 (IBMC)

Activities: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Face Painting — (Explore Lab, Level 2)
Music — Plaza
Tattoos — Plaza
Inflatables — Plaza
Birthday Cake — (Events Center, Level 3)
Rock Wall — Plaza
Exploding Birthday Balloons — 3:00 (Plaza)

 

Sunday

Programs:
20 Years of Science Trivia — (Rushton Theater)
Science of Magic — (Demonstration Station)
LED Birthday Cards — (Classroom 301)
Art & Science — (Classroom 302)
Introducing LEGO Robotics 2.0 — (Classroom 303)
Ozobot McWane Scavenger Hunt — (Workshop)
Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream — (Workshop)
Ancient Alabama — (NatureScope)
Building the Next 20 Years — (IBMC)
Huff and Puff Little Lab — (IBMC)
Boat Design Challenge — (IBMC)

Activities:
Activities: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Face Painting — (Explore Lab, Level 2)
Music — Plaza
Tattoos — Plaza
Inflatables — Plaza
Birthday Cake — (Events Center, Level 3)
Rock Wall — Plaza
Exploding Birthday Balloons — 1:30 (Plaza)

Community Partner Programming and Activities:
Mountain High Outfitters Rock Wall on The Plaza
-Character visits from Vulcan Park and Museum, Babe Ruff from Birmingham Barons, and our very own and PNC’s Vocabby
-The Three Musketeers performed by Red Mountain Theatre Company 
Imagination Playground Build-a-Thon in Itty Bitty Magic City
– UAB – The University of Alabama at Birmingham Neuroscience Department Dissection
– Virtual Reality and Kinetic stations from GameStop
-Balloon Explosion presented by H2 Real Estate

 

Special Thanks to MercedesRoyal Cup Coffee and Tea and Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers

 

Details

Start:
July 14, 2018
End:
July 15, 2018
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.mcwane.org/event/mcwanes-20th-birthday-bash/


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