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Ultimate Dinosaurs

October 10, 2014 - April 12, 2015 - All Day at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Millions of years ago, the supercontinent Pangaea broke apart, and dinosaurs became passengers on these drifting land masses. The result? Dinosaurs with unusual – and sometimes bizarre – features that are different from the ones we know and love.

Based on new, groundbreaking research from scientists around the world,Ultimate Dinosaurs reveals a new breed of dinosaurs that evolved in isolation in South America, Africa and Madagascar.  From the tiny Buitreraptor to the massive Giganotosaurus (T. rex‘s bigger, badder cousin), Ultimate Dinosaurs is a fascinating study of species you may not have met before.  See Ultimate Dinosaurs October 12, 2014, through April 12, 2015, at SCI!

St. Theresa Kindergarten Kickstart

March 5, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm at St. Theresa Catholic School
5810 Cara Carpenter Ave

Does your Kindergartner-to-be love to build and create? Is he/she curious about nature? Is he/she a natural Planner? St. Theresa Catholic School uses STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) curriculum in every classroom with every student in grades pre-K through 8th grade.

Coffee & Careers

March 7, 2015 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Are you considering a STEM major in college? Coffee & Careers invites high school girls to a fun and fast-paced morning where local STEM mentors will share their stories in just 6 minutes and 40 seconds each… only long enough to pique some interest! Following the presentations, the students and scientists will enjoy a continental breakfast and the chance to chat about the path to becoming a woman in STEM.

Registration is required. Registration opens February 7.

$5 Family Night

March 13, 2015 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

The second Friday of each month from 5:00-8:00 pm, explore SCI with your family with $5 general admission, documentary IMAX films and Food Chain Cafe specials! Kick off your weekend by building a rocket, traveling through outer space in one of SCI’s dynamic experience platforms or experiencing a larger-than-life IMAX film with extended hours until 8:00 pm!

Book Club

March 18, 2015 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at Salisbury House
4025 Tonawanda Drive

Join the Salisbury House Young Professionals (SHYP) for a delightful discussion of Pym by Mat Johnson . The event is free for SHYP members ($5 for non-members), kicks off at 5:30 p.m. and includes an exclusive look at the House’s extensive art and literary collections. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit or call 515-274-1777.

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