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Family Night: Halloween Hootenanny

October 30, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Enjoy a night of playful exploration with thematic activities at the Thinkery’s exclusive family after-hours event! Each evening includes access to Thinkery’s exhibits and a cash bar with snacks, kid-friendly drinks, beer and wine.

Whether you come dressed as a paleontologist, superhero, princess, or a buzzing bee you will love doing spooky science with us!

The evening’s spooktastic line up includes:

Pumpkin Pandemonium – UT’s Fun with Chemistry Program brings you exploding pumpkins, vomiting pumpkins and smoking pumpkins. Messy fun for everyone!

Amazing Arthropods – See the wonders of insects larger than life at the Micro Eye exhibit with Nathan Jones of UT’s Brakenridge Field Laboratory.

Thriller Dance Lessons – Shake your bones to Michael Jackson’s, Thriller with instructors from Go Dance.

Owl Pellet Dissections – Curious about what owls eat? Find out as you carefully dissect the regurgitated undigested parts of an owl’s meal.

Sink or Float Pumpkins? – Do you think pumpkins sink or float? Explore density and buoyancy in the Thinkery’s popular water exhibit, Currents.

Glow-in-the-Dark Slime – Gooey chemistry that will help you light up dark and gloomy spaces.

Costume Parade – Stomp like a monster through the Thinkery showing off your amazing costume in a silly and noisy group parade.

More event details coming soon…

$15 Non Member Adult
$13 Non Member Child
$13 Member Adult
$11 Member Child
Free: Children under 2 years


October 30, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm




1830 Simond Ave
Austin, TX 78723 United States

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