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Discovery Night: Habitat Earth Planetarium Show Premier!

Column 1, Upcoming Events May 15, 2017 No Comments

Thursday, June 1st 6-8pm

Delve into a full dome exploration of what it means to live in today’s connected world, exploring a variety of habitats, types of life, and relationships – fun for all ages! Through stunning visualizations of the natural world, dive below the ocean’s surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in kelp forest ecosystems, and travel beneath the forest floor to see how Earth’s tallest trees rely on tiny fungi to survive. Show times are 5:45, 6:15, 6:45, 7:15, & 7:45pm. Also during Discovery Night enjoy exploring forest ecosystems with KY Division of Forestry and special guest, Smokey the Bear! Dive into water conservation with guests from KY Division of Water and their sidekick, Ollie Otter! Don’t forget to create some earth friendly art to take home too!

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Family Fun Day 2017

Upcoming Events Apr 07, 2017 No Comments

Saturday, May 13
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

It’s springtime in the Bluegrass and a great time to explore, experiment, and get creative inside and out! Join the Living Arts & Science Center’s teachers, staff and special guests for a FREE day of indoor and outdoor hands-on arts, science and music activities.

The event is free and open to the public and offers many new activities as well as annual events. All activities are hands-on and will take place indoors and out,
rain or shine!

Special events this year will include:

  • The Kentucky Reptile Zoo with LIVE animals!
  • Creating an urban landscape with the LASC’s Clay City.
  • Discovering the plants and animals of the natural world with Forrest Findings!
  • Visiting the art and hands-on science exhibits.
  • Lending a helping hand while painting this years art car and sidewalk piano
  • Experiencing hands-on clay wheel throwing demonstrations
  • Visiting our Live Animals and learn about their water and land habitats.
  • Discovering hands-on science demonstrations featuring skulls, skeletons, and fossils, geology digs, and the shocking Van de Graaff generator
  • Creating colorful crafts like reptwirls, kites, giant murals, and other collaborative art!
  • And, your chance to win an amazing LASC gift basket with this years raffle

Snacks and refreshments are available for purchase.

Discovery Night: Exotic Animal Night, presented by PNC Bank

Column 1, Discovery Nights, Upcoming Events Nov 25, 2016 No Comments

Thursday, May 4th 6-8pm

Enjoy an evening of up close and personal encounters with a wide variety of exotic LIVE animals! From hedgehogs, chinchillas, and zebra finches, to leopard geckos, tree frogs, iguanas, and ferrets – this evening is guaranteed to be lively and full of information about these diverse animals and their habitats! Join the LASC and Most Valuable Pets for this animal exploration and make some exotic animal art to take home!

KY Reptile Zoo will be at Family Fun Day (show at 11am and 1pm).

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