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Spooky Science Night

Friday, October 22, 2021, 6:30-8:30 PM

Spooky Science Night returns with a socially distant, limited attendee, family science night on Friday, October 22, from 6:30-8:00 pm. The evening will be jam-packed with stimulating family fun, STEM activities, and a whole lot of Halloween to entertain the entire family.

Activities include:

• Spooky Balloon Challenge: Can you get your ghost, witch, or bat to hit the mark using nothing more than air and physics!
• Trick-or-Treat Planetarium: There are many frights and delights in our JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium, become an amateur astronomer and find them all!
• Cauldron of Fate: Who knows what the future holds? We do! You will receive a colorful response when you ask our cauldron of fate a question.
• Shrieking Ghosts: Find out how ghosts make sounds from beyond.
• Mystery Gallery Hunt: Discover clues and unravel mysteries while exploring our museum galleries.

“Spooky Science Night is a fun and safe way to celebrate Halloween. We are looking forward to seeing everyone in person and having a great night of science tricks and treats!" - Kerri Kiker, Planetarium Education Coordinator

There are a limited number of tickets available to ensure social distancing requirements are met throughout the duration of the program.

Purchase Tickets Now! (You may also purchase at the door if not sold out)

Important Details

There are a limited number of tickets available to ensure social distancing requirements are met throughout the duration of the program. Families will follow a schedule of events from the time of entry to the time of the event's conclusion. Family Science Nights are designed to help families spend fun quality time together while building self-esteem, strengthening bonds, & creating memories. With STEM occupations expected to grow to more than 9 million between 2012 and 2022*, Family Science Nights are an easy way to introduce and experience activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

This event will be in-person permitting that NYS guidance remains the same, otherwise, the event will shift to a virtual platform. All materials will be provided for participants and available for contactless pick up at the Museum. There will be no refunds.

We encourage all of our young participants to come in costume, however, please note there are two rules (in adherence with CDC guidelines) the Museum is mandating for all of our guests:

1. A costume mask is not permitted. The Museum is mandating two-layer cloth or medical-grade masks to be worn at all times by all participants (age 2+) covering both the mouth and nose. While costume masks are not allowed, we invite participants to have fun incorporating their cloth masks into their outfits and/or using face paint to enhance the mask to fit the theme. Guests not wearing a mask or not adhering to mask guidelines, out of respect for the health and safety of our other guests, will be asked to leave the facility.

2. The Museum has a limited number of tickets available to ensure social distancing requirements are met throughout the duration of the program. Families will follow a schedule of events from the time of entry to the time of the event's conclusion.

The Cradle of Aviation adheres to all NYS guidelines concerning Covid-19. In the event that infection rates reach 5% in our area, Family Science Night will shift to a virtual platform. All materials will be provided for participants and available for contactless pick up at the Museum. There will be no refunds.