Special Programs & Events


Family Costume Party!

Enjoy our Haunted Lab after-hours on October 27th and wear your favorite costume; maybe your favorite scientist? Or a science pun? Prizes will be awarded in several costume categories. Designed for guests of all ages! Registration is required!


Bring your trick-or-treaters to the Grand Court of Fair Oaks Mall on October 31st, where they can enjoy several hands-on science and fun! Enter to win 4 free tickets to the Children’s Science Center Lab! Don’t forget to wear your costume!

Veterans Day

Join us on November 11th & 12th to celebrate Veterans Day! Free admission with military or veterans ID, show up front upon arrival!

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.

Contact us at latinascigirls@childsci.org for more information or future sessions.


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.
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