SCIENCE IN THE STARS
April is Global Astronomy Month and we are celebrating with fun activities every day of spring break. Join us for selfie constellations, Earth and space exploration stations, a brand-new outdoor planet walk, and special star-themed planetarium shows every day during the week at 3:00PM (weekend showtimes will remain the same) CLICK HERE for a full list of activities.
BIRTHDAY PARTY OPEN HOUSE
April 20 | 12:00PM-3:00PM
Stop by and discover how Powerhouse Science Center parties are fun and exciting for your guests and easy on you! Examples of our science-themed party packages will be on display and our Birthday Party Coordinator will be available to talk about party planning. Click HERE to RSVP for this free event.
April 20 | 11:00AM
Join us for a family-friendly planetarium show geared for young explorers. Our tot planetarium will cover the basics of space travel, a view of the night's sky, and the chance to touch a real meteorite!
CREATE & TAKE: TREE COOKIES
April 27 | 10:00AM-11:30AM
Tree cookies are a cross section of a tree trunk. Each layer can give us clues about the tree’s life. Come to April’s Create & Take to learn about the stories tree cookies tell and make your own tree cookie necklace. Afterwards, head outside to explore the trees on our grounds through a self-guided nature walk.
April 28 | 10:00AM-11:00AM
Help Sacramento win the City Nature Challenge! This event is a fun outdoor nature observation challenge where participants add data to an app that scientists will later use for their research. Join us for an hour-long Bioblitz where we will explore our grounds for plants and animals to add to your iNaturalist account. Binoculars and hand lenses will be available for checkout.