Special Programs & Events

Kids Night Out: Go for the Gold!

Saturday, February 17th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Join us for a Kids Night Out: “Go for the Gold!”  Experience the Lab after hours, enjoy special olympic-themed activities, make new friends and enjoy dinner.  The Lab will be closed to the general public for this event.

Pizza, fruit, drinks and dessert will be served in the Garage. Our experienced, knowledgeable team will lead them through a rotation of activities including:

  • Shoot for the Gold – learn the science behind the perfect throw
  • Design and race you won Olympic skier
  • Explore the function of a healthy heart

Designed for grades K-6, $40 per child and $5 discount for each additional child with the promo code: GOLD at checkout!


Latina SciGirls

Latina SciGirls is an 8-week series of STEM-focused classes offered specifically for Latina girls in grades 3-6 in partnership with PBS SciGirls.

This program will be held each Friday evening beginning September  15, 2017, at the Children’s Science Center Lab, with a concluding family celebration held at the Lab for participants and their families on Friday, November 10, from 6 to 8 pm.

Please note the September, 2017 session is full and registration is now closed.  

Latina SciGirls es una serie interactiva de 8 semanas de clases enfocadas de Ciencias, Tecnología, Ingeniería y Matemáticas (STEM) específicamente para niñas latinas en los grados de 3-6 en asociación con PBS SciGirl.

La segunda serie se llevará a cabo los viernes por la noche en Children’s Science Center Lab empezando 15 de septembre,2017, terminando con una celebración en el laboratorio para los participantes y sus familias el 10 de noviembre a las 6pm asta las 7pm.
No fee is incurred by participants. 

Los participantes no pagan.

Our distinguished mentors serving the Latina SciGirls program include:

Nuestros mentores distinguidos que sirven el programa Latina SciGirls incluyen:

Margaret Dominguez
Optical Engineer, NASA Goddard
Ingeniera óptica, NASA Goddard


Alicia Santiago
Developmental Neurobiologist and Latino Outreach Specialist, Twin Cities Public Television
desarrollo neurobiólogo y Alcance Latino Especialista, Twin Cities Public Television