Public Programs at Science Central

At various times throughout the year, Science Central hosts different types of events such as presentations, screenings and festivals which are free with paid admission. Below are just a few of the many Public Programs that we offer.

trainsFestival Of Trains - 22nd Annual

Friday, November 23, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 24, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 25, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m

Join Science Central for our annual Festival of Trains.  Train enthusiasts of all ages are invited to observe model train sets in action, demonstrated by local model train groups.  Admission is $9 per person, ages 3 to adult. Children 2 and under are admitted free.

Countdown to Noon - 19th Annual

countdown to noonMonday, December 31, 2018

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Celebrate the New Year with Science Central during our annual Countdown to Noon! We will ring in 2019 with New Year’s activities and our annual balloon drop! Admission is $9 per person, ages 3 to adult. Children 2 and under are admitted free. Science Central's 19th annual event features children's activities such as face painting and making party hats and noisemakers, plus science demonstrations and a giant balloon drop featuring 2,019 balloons. Visitors will also be able to view city lights around the world on Science Central's "Science On a Sphere" exhibit. As the noon hour approaches, visitors will enjoy cookies and a soda pop toast and the assembled crowd will count down the seconds. At the stroke of noon, 2,019 balloons will cascade down from the ceiling.