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May 2016

1

IKEA Family Event
Join Frost Science to learn how renewable energy is changing the world around us! Participants will engineer lights, buzzers, LEDs and motors using muscle, solar rays, and wind - all through our "Power the Future" outreach lab.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: IKEA, 1801 NW 117th Ave, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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Family Day in the Miami Design District
Get creative with ICA Miami at this season's last Family Day in the Miami Design District. Attendees can spend an afternoon at the museum and share in the experience of both experimental exhibitions and creative activities. Discover what plants need to survive (soil, sunlight, water, and air), then design and create your own take-home garden with Frost Science using native plant seeds.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA MIami), 4040 NE 2 Ave. Suite 200, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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5

Science Art Cinema #3: Experiment
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT; Please register for the waitlist through the Eventbrite link.

On Thursday, May 5, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science invites art aficionados, film lovers and science enthusiasts to attend the third Science Art Cinema, a performance event series supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, held at the Pérez Art Museum Miami.

The evening’s special program, Science Art Cinema #3: Experiment, features a series of short experimental films by one of the most significant figures of 20th century avant-garde cinema, Stan Brakhage, including “I…Dreaming,” “Marilyn’s Window,” “Babylon Series,” “Agnus Dei Kider Synapse,” “Naughts,” and “Boulder Blues and Pearls and….” Science Art Cinema 3: Experiment will be complemented by an introduction to experimental cinema by Dr. Tony Allegro, professor at the University of Miami’s School of Communication, who will discuss the artistry of Stan Brakhage and his innovative use of the science of light and chemistry. Composer and artist, Gustavo Matamoros will enrich the programming with musical entr’actes inspired by the rhythms and motion prominent in Brakhage’s work.

6:30 p.m. – Seating Begins

7:00 p.m. – Program Begins

EARLY ARRIVAL IS ENCOURAGED. RSVP does not guarantee your seat and seating is limited. First come, first seated. Program seating will begin at 6:30 p.m. and program will start at 7:00 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase on the terrace. Museum will be open until 9pm. This is a free event.

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Perez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami FL
Phone Contact: Paola Villanueva
Email Contact: pvillanueva@frostscience.org

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7

10th Annual All Kids Included Family Arts Festival
The All Kids Included Family Arts Festival, a free multidisciplinary community arts festival for children and families with and without disabilities, is packed with interactive arts demonstrations, live performances, giveaways and community resources for parents. Frost Science will add to the festivities with creative projects that bridge art and science, teaching visitors about marine life and then helping them make take-home, mini-museum exhibits.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: 10950 SW 211 Street, Cutler Bay
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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7

Military Appreciation Day
Downtown Homestead will host stunning military displays, an epic obstacle course competition, and an all-day party with live music and food trucks to celebrate civilian families and service men and women from all branches of our military. Join Frost Science for fun, hands-on STEM-themed activities that light up the night with illuminating experiments.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Losner Park, 104 N Krome Avenue, Homestead
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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8

Miami Marlins Sunday Funday
Frost Science will present its "Freeze-It!" liquid nitrogen program before the action takes place on the baseball diamond. Watch as objects such as balloons and flowers shatter, explode, or strengthen as we explore the "cool" effects of liquid nitrogen on everyday items. Unique experiments also include creating indoor clouds and freezing bubbles in midair!

This is a ticketed event. Admission is included with all game tickets.

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Marlins Stadium, 501 Marlins Way, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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14

Spris Science of Pizza
Science is everywhere, including your pizza! Join Spris Pizza and Frost Science as we teach you the kitchen chemistry behind each step of making your very own personal pizza. Along the way, families will also learn the healthy highlights of each ingredient that make pizza so delicious (vegetables, cheese, different grains and more). Then, with the help of an expert pizza chef, watch your creation go into the oven and come out minutes later as your own edible masterpiece.

This event is free, but RSVP is required. To RSVP, please email dmannina@frostscience.org.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Spris Artisan Pizza, 3201 N Miami Ave, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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21

Miami-Dade Public Library System's Teen Mini Comic-Con
Dive into a world of comic adventure with the Miami-Dade Public Library System! This teen mini comic-con will feature a gaming tournament, teen tech demos and a cosplay contest. During this anime-focused afternoon, Frost Science will wow guests with our mobile zoetrope, showcasing how simple drawings spring to life via the power of science.

This event is free and open to the public.

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 101 W Flagler Street, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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21

GOGO MOAD!
Armed with new artifacts from the "Curious Vault," Frost Science is taking over the Freedom Tower! Join us for an afternoon of art and science as we explore once-hidden artifacts from our "Curious Vault." Then make your own take-home, mini-museum exhibit.

This event is free and open to the public.

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: MDC Museum of Art + Design, Freedom Tower at Miami-Dade College, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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22

Miami Flea
Miami Flea celebrates local community partners by showcasing their vintage and handmade items through a variety of pop-up shops and hands-on activities. Frost Science will be part of the fun, teaching visitors how to make take home bird feeders that attract and help wildlife right here in Miami-Dade County.

This event is free and open to the public.

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: 1440 N Miami Avenue, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: miami-flea-1401.PDF

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June 2016

11

Virginia Key North Point Shoreline Cleanup
Join Frost Science's MUVE (Museum Volunteers for the Environment) to participate in a citizen science shoreline cleanup at Virginia Key North Point. As volunteers collect trash from the shoreline, they will log each item into the Marine Debris Tracker smartphone app.

This event is free, but registration is required.

Time: 10:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Virginia Key North Point, Arthur Lamb Jr Rd, Miami
Phone Contact: Chelle King 305-434-4243
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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