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January 2015

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Laser Fest Weekend: Fabulous First Friday
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45 PM.

Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm “Pop” (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
10:00pm Best of Led Zeppelin
11:00pm Bob Marley
Midnight Pink Floyd: Dark side of the Moon

Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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Winter Camp: Pine Rocklands
The Museum's “Around the World” Winter Camp offers one-day sessions for children in grades Pre-K to 5th grade. While camp activities will be specific to the daily theme, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries.

Today’s theme is Pine Rocklands: What do saw palmettos, red-shoulder hawks, and gopher tortoises have in common? They all live in a unique environment called the pine rocklands. Discover the importance of the pine rocklands and how fire has played a unique role in keeping this habitat going strong. Come face-to-face with a gopher tortoise, learn about the red-shoulder hawk that lives at the Museum, and explore the special plants of this exclusive Florida environment.

Camp fees are $45 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $55 for non-members. Full-week registration (four days of camp) is available for $170 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day. Before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

To register, visit http://www.miamisci.org/www/wintercamp.html.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: winter-camp-pine-rocklands-1217.PDF

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Laser Fest Weekend
Celebrate the New Year at our historic Planetarium and join us for a weekend of laser lights, stars and more!

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm Queen (Miami Premiere)
9:00pm Best of Beatles
10:00pm Pink Floyd: Echoes
11:00pm Queen (Encore Showing)
Midnight Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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MiniCamp: Dinosaurs
During teacher workdays, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science offers exciting and educational one-day camps for children in grades pre-K through fifth, appealing to the scientist in everyone.

This month’s theme is Dinosaurs: Stegosaurs, Raptors and Tyrannosaurus Rex, oh my! Dig up the dirt about all things dino. Uncover fossils that are millions of years old, design your own dinosaur style body armor, and meet our very own dinosaur descendants hiding in plain sight in the wildlife center (can you guess who they are?).

$45 – members; $55 – non-members
Before-care and after-care is available upon request.

To register, visit http://www.miamisci.org/www/education_camps.php.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: minicamp-dinosaurs-1222.PDF

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February 2015

1

Scientist Sundays
During the first Sunday of every month, join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for a special experience. Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology, climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more. Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200


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Fabulous First Friday
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45 PM.

Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm “Pop” (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here
10:00pm Pink Floyd: Animals
11:00pm Pink Floyd: A Saucerful of Secrets
Midnight Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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MiniCamp: Heartbeats
During teacher workdays, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science offers exciting and educational one-day camps for children in grades pre-K through fifth, appealing to the scientist in everyone.

This month’s theme is Heartbeats: Beep, beep...beep, beep... Energize your heart in this lively minicamp focused on food, fitness and YOU. Compete in an adventurous obstacle course, design a deliciously yummy (and healthy) meal, learn to take your pulse, enter in a dance off on the energy dance floor and much more!

$45 – members; $55 – non-members
Before-care and after-care is available upon request.

To register, visit http://www.miamisci.org/www/education_camps.php.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: minicamp-heartbeats-1223.PDF

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19-22

Innovation and Engineering Weekend
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science is delighted to host Innovation and Engineering Weekend: Building the City of Future, which will kick-off on Thursday, February 19 and continue through Sunday, February 22.

What will it be like to live in Miami 10, 25, or even 100 years in the future? How can we as a community and a city overcome the challenges and maximize the opportunities of a continually changing urban environment? Innovation and Engineering Weekend is the Museum’s signature event that invites our visitors to explore these questions and uncover visions for “Building the City of the Future.”

Learn about architecture and design, energy, environment, and transportation challenges; discover the latest developments in clean technology; meet with visionaries and scientists working towards innovative and green city solutions; plant your own seeds and discover urban gardening and hydroponics; construct furniture out of recycled materials and participate in various hands-on maker’s activities, and much more. We will also invite visitors to share their own vision for the city of the future by joining local artists and taking over the Museum’s walls with drawings, comments, and more. Visitors will share their aspirations for the future of Miami’s built and natural communities to help us create a roadmap to a city for all people.


Time: Times Vary
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science


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March 2015

1

Scientist Sundays
During the first Sunday of every month, join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for a special experience. Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology, climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more. Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200


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Fabulous First Friday
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45 PM.

Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm “Pop” (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm Best of the Beatles
10:00pm The Doors
11:00pm Jimi Hendrix
Midnight Pink Floyd: Best of the Wall

Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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MiniCamp: Brain Waves
During teacher workdays, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science offers exciting and educational one-day camps for children in grades pre-K through fifth, appealing to the scientist in everyone.

This month’s theme is Brain Waves: Become the ultimate brainiac! Challenge your brain in the ultimate memory competition. Travel through your nervous system, discover how the brain connects the entire body, test your senses and find out if any are super senses, dissect a sheep brain, and much more!

$45 – members; $55 – non-members
Before-care and after-care is available upon request.

To register, visit http://www.miamisci.org/www/education_camps.php.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: minicamp-brain-waves-1224.PDF

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Spring Camp: Tree Traits
The Museum's “Plant Biology” Winter Camp offers one-day sessions for children in grades Pre-K to 5th grade. While camp activities will be specific to the daily theme, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries.

Today’s theme is Tree Traits: Big, small, wide, and narrow, trees come in all shapes and sizes, just like us. Excite your senses and explore the sights, sounds, scents, textures and tastes that make a tree a tree in this sensory exploration all about your favorite tree traits.

Camp fees are $45 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $55 for non-members. Full-week registration (four days of camp) is available for $170 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day. Before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

To register, visit http://www.miamisci.org/www/wintercamp.html.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: spring-camp-tree-traits-1229.PDF

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Spring Camp: Plants - The good, the great, and the amazing!
The Museum's “Plant Biology” Winter Camp offers one-day sessions for children in grades Pre-K to 5th grade. While camp activities will be specific to the daily theme, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries.

Today’s theme is Plants - The good, the great, and the amazing: From the nutrient rich soil to our dining table and everything in between, we owe plants our life! Learn about how plants make oxygen (which we need to breathe) and how we use plants for food, medicine and even clothing.

Camp fees are $45 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $55 for non-members. Full-week registration (four days of camp) is available for $170 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day. Before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: spring-camp-plants--the-good-the-great-and-the-amazing-1230.PDF

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Spring Camp: Plant Adaptations
The Museum's “Plant Biology” Winter Camp offers one-day sessions for children in grades Pre-K to 5th grade. While camp activities will be specific to the daily theme, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries.

Today’s theme is Plant Adaptations: From dry deserts to under the sea, plants can survive and thrive in the world's most challenging environments. Discover how plants have changed and adapted to their ecosystem's conditions to become the diverse range of plants we see on Earth today.

Camp fees are $45 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $55 for non-members. Full-week registration (four days of camp) is available for $170 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day. Before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: spring-camp-plant-adaptations-1231.PDF

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Spring Camp: Inside a Blossom
The Museum's “Plant Biology” Winter Camp offers one-day sessions for children in grades Pre-K to 5th grade. While camp activities will be specific to the daily theme, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries.

Today’s theme is Inside a Blossom: Flowers look pretty and smell great, but do you know what makes up a flower blossom? Dissect the inside of a blossom to discover the function of individual floral parts, and examine the pistil, stamen, and even the sticky stigma.

Camp fees are $45 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $55 for non-members. Full-week registration (four days of camp) is available for $170 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day. Before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: spring-camp-inside-a-blossom-1232.PDF

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Spring Camp: The Root of the Matter
The Museum's “Plant Biology” Winter Camp offers one-day sessions for children in grades Pre-K to 5th grade. While camp activities will be specific to the daily theme, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries.

Today’s theme is The Root of the Matter: Dig beneath the surface to explore the intricate root system of plants. From preventing erosion to filtering our water, unearth the benefits of a plant's root system for all living things!

Camp fees are $45 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $55 for non-members. Full-week registration (four days of camp) is available for $170 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day. Before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: spring-camp-the-root-of-the-matter-1233.PDF

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April 2015

3

Fabulous First Friday
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45 PM.

Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm “Pop” (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here
10:00pm The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
11:00pm Best of Pink Floyd
Midnight Bob Marley

Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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3

MiniCamp: Nano
During teacher workdays, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science offers exciting and educational one-day camps for children in grades pre-K through fifth, appealing to the scientist in everyone.

This month’s theme is Nano: What do butterflies, kale, geckos and nanobots have in common? They all show us the amazing properties of things on the nano scale! Explore nanoscience and how nano in nature inspires new technologies like stain resistant cloth and invisibility.

$45 – members; $55 – non-members
Before-care and after-care is available upon request.

To register, visit http://www.miamisci.org/www/education_camps.php.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: minicamp-nano-1225.PDF

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Scientist Sundays
During the first Sunday of every month, join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for a special experience. Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology, climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more. Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200


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18

13th Annual Galaxy Gala: Aqua Lumiere
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science will host its stellar 13th Annual Galaxy Gala: Aqua Lumiere on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Hilton Miami Downtown. Since its inception, the Galaxy Gala has helped raise funds for and highlight the development of the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, a world-class, state-of-the-art facility under construction in downtown Miami’s Museum Park.

The now famously dynamic evening celebrating science will play on the elements of light and water, with exciting technology and innovative features throughout the space. The experience begins with a cocktail reception featuring live animals and an auction, followed by dining, dancing and entertainment.

The evening is hosted by the Museum’s Board of Trustees, under the leadership of a Gala Committee comprised of community activists and philanthropists. Gala Co-Chairs this year are Shelly & Marko Dimitrijevic and Jennifer & Gabriel Montoya. The Honorary Chair is the Hector Family; Philanthropic Chairs are Trish & Dan Bell; Host Chairs are Alicia Cervera Lamadrid & Alberto Lamadrid and Presenting Chairs are: Chanin & Adam Carlin, Jacqueline Simkin and Barbara & Michael Weintraub.

During the Gala, the Museum will honor the following individuals and organizations to acknowledge those who have exhibited exceptional leadership and commitment to the development and building of the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science: The Visionary Award will be presented to The Batchelor Foundation, Founder George E. Batchelor; the Vanguard Award will be presented to Baptist Health South Florida and the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science award will be presented to Julia Rea Bianchi.

Various Galaxy Gala sponsorship, underwriting and advertising opportunities are available. For more information, contact Ruth Robinson at rrobinson@sciencegala.com.

All proceeds from the Galaxy Gala directly benefit the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and its programs.

Time: 6:30pm
Location: Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard
Email Contact: Ruth Robinson rrobinson@sciencegala.com

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Big Bang 2015: H2Glow
The 7th Annual Big Bang 2015: H2Glow, hosted by the Frost Science Young Patrons, will be a high-energy dance party designed for young tastemakers and professionals in South Florida. Serving as the official after-party for the 13th Annual Galaxy Gala, the Big Bang begins at 9 PM with a neon-themed cocktail reception. At 11 PM, the doors open to the main event and Big Bang guests "crash" the gala and enjoy a nightlife-inspired party complete with theatrics, special effects, renowned DJs and open bar.

The Big Bang is the Museum’s only major annual fundraiser for young professionals in support of the future Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, opening in downtown Miami in 2016.

Time: 9pm-2am
Location: Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard
Email Contact: Ruth Robinson rrobinson@sciencegala.com

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