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April 2018

Science Sunday @ Jimmy’s

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jimmy’s Restaurant, 205 S Mill St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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$10

During Science Sundays, we transform local establishments like Jimmy’s Restaurant in Aspen into a mini science center, with lots of hands on (and sometimes messy!) demonstrations and experiments for kids (and adults! When the liquid nitrogen and vacuum chamber come out, sometimes the parents are more interested than the kids!). We’ve got slime, silly putty, bubbles floating on carbon dioxide, electricity and magnetism, light-changing beads and writing with light, a vortex cannon, experiments with graphene and ice, and more. Your…

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May 2018

Science Sunday @ Jimmy’s

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jimmy’s Restaurant, 205 S Mill St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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$10

During Science Sundays, we transform local establishments like Jimmy’s Restaurant in Aspen into a mini science center, with lots of hands on (and sometimes messy!) demonstrations and experiments for kids (and adults! When the liquid nitrogen and vacuum chamber come out, sometimes the parents are more interested than the kids!). We’ve got slime, silly putty, bubbles floating on carbon dioxide, electricity and magnetism, light-changing beads and writing with light, a vortex cannon, experiments with graphene and ice, and more. Your…

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Science Sunday @ BMS

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Basalt Middle School, 51 School St
Basalt, CO 81621 United States
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$10

During Science Sundays, we transform a local establishment into a mini science center, with lots of hands on (and sometimes messy!) demonstrations and experiments for kids (and adults! When the liquid nitrogen and vacuum chamber come out, sometimes the parents are more interested than the kids!). We’ve got slime, silly putty, bubbles floating on carbon dioxide, electricity and magnetism, light-changing beads and writing with light, a vortex cannon, experiments with graphene and ice, and more. Your $10 admission fee covers…

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Science Sunday @ BMS

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Basalt Middle School, 51 School St
Basalt, CO 81621 United States
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$10

During Science Sundays, we transform a local establishment into a mini science center, with lots of hands on (and sometimes messy!) demonstrations and experiments for kids (and adults! When the liquid nitrogen and vacuum chamber come out, sometimes the parents are more interested than the kids!). We’ve got slime, silly putty, bubbles floating on carbon dioxide, electricity and magnetism, light-changing beads and writing with light, a vortex cannon, experiments with graphene and ice, and more. Your $10 admission fee covers…

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June 2018

Senior Tech Workshop

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 1:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 1:00pm

Aspen County Senior Center, 275 Castle Creek Rd
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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Free

Aspen Senior Center Technology Workshops  are intern field trip days where our fresh young minds give back to the community and build generational bonds by helping seniors solve problems with computers, smartphones, tablets, and other technology. Need help with Facebook, or other apps? Confused by your email or messaging apps? Let our interns help you. These events are free and open to the public. 2018 Schedule Monday, June 11, 1:00 to 3:00, Pitkin County Senior Center Monday, July 9, 1:00 to…

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Physics for Kids BBQ @Basalt

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$5

You are invited to the renowned Physics for Kids Family BBQs! These Wednesday night family BBQs feature an outdoor picnic for families, complete with liquid nitrogen ice cream, hands-on science demonstrations, experiments and games, and a brief lecture by visiting physicists tailored to families and school-age children. We’ll have stomp rockets, Zomes, and more for the kids to play with, and adults will learn a thing or two as well. Learn about dark matter and quarks while eating your hamburger and chips! Grilled…

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July 2018

Science Rocks! @Pitkin County Library

July 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Pitkin County Library, 120 N. Mill St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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Free

Join Aspen Science Center as we present Science Rocks!, an afternoon of hands-on, fun science activities for kids! We'll have activities exploring sound and music, stomp rockets, and much more. This Out-of-School STEM event is targeted at kids aged 5 to 12, and is free to the public. No registration required.

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Senior Tech Workshop

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 1:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 1:00pm

Aspen County Senior Center, 275 Castle Creek Rd
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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Free

Aspen Senior Center Technology Workshops  are intern field trip days where our fresh young minds give back to the community and build generational bonds by helping seniors solve problems with computers, smartphones, tablets, and other technology. Need help with Facebook, or other apps? Confused by your email or messaging apps? Let our interns help you. These events are free and open to the public. 2018 Schedule Monday, June 11, 1:00 to 3:00, Pitkin County Senior Center Monday, July 9, 1:00 to…

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Physics for Kids BBQ

July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Aspen Center for Physics, 700 E Gillespie St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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$5

You are invited to the renowned Physics for Kids Family BBQs! These Wednesday night family BBQs feature an outdoor picnic for families, complete with liquid nitrogen ice cream, hands-on science demonstrations, experiments and games, and a brief lecture by visiting physicists tailored to families and school-age children. We’ll have stomp rockets, Zomes, and more for the kids to play with, and adults will learn a thing or two as well. Learn about dark matter and quarks while eating your hamburger and chips! Grilled…

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Spectrum Studio @Aspen Art Museum

July 16 @ 9:00 am - July 20 @ 3:00 pm
Aspen Art Museum, 637 E. Hyman Ave
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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$300

Things aren’t always what they seem! Discovering how the human eye sees color will lead to an array of artworks in this hands-on lab. We’ll explore the visible spectrum, reflection, refraction, and create some mind-bending optical illusions, giving us new insights into art through science. Ages 6 to 8

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Physics for Kids BBQ

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Aspen Center for Physics, 700 E Gillespie St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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$5

You are invited to the renowned Physics for Kids Family BBQs! These Wednesday night family BBQs feature an outdoor picnic for families, complete with liquid nitrogen ice cream, hands-on science demonstrations, experiments and games, and a brief lecture by visiting physicists tailored to families and school-age children. We’ll have stomp rockets, Zomes, and more for the kids to play with, and adults will learn a thing or two as well. Learn about dark matter and quarks while eating your hamburger and chips! Grilled…

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Physics for Kids BBQ

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Aspen Center for Physics, 700 E Gillespie St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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$5

You are invited to the renowned Physics for Kids Family BBQs! These Wednesday night family BBQs feature an outdoor picnic for families, complete with liquid nitrogen ice cream, hands-on science demonstrations, experiments and games, and a brief lecture by visiting physicists tailored to families and school-age children. We’ll have stomp rockets, Zomes, and more for the kids to play with, and adults will learn a thing or two as well. Learn about dark matter and quarks while eating your hamburger and chips! Grilled…

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Science of Music: Science of Acoustical Design

July 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Aspen Community Church, 200 E. Bleeker St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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$25

The Science of Music is a series of lectures and demonstrations on the science of music; a collaboration between the Aspen Science Center (ASC) and the Aspen Music Festival and School(AMFS). All programs are at the “enthusiastic novice” level, with no previous knowledge of physics or music theory assumed. Thursday, July 26th: The Science of Acoustical Design, exploring how architects, acoustical engineers, and artistic directors work together to design concert halls with accurate and stunning acoustics. With Aspen architect Harry Teague and acoustical designer…

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August 2018

Physics for Kids BBQ

August 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Aspen Center for Physics, 700 E Gillespie St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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$5

You are invited to the renowned Physics for Kids Family BBQs! These Wednesday night family BBQs feature an outdoor picnic for families, complete with liquid nitrogen ice cream, hands-on science demonstrations, experiments and games, and a brief lecture by visiting physicists tailored to families and school-age children. We’ll have stomp rockets, Zomes, and more for the kids to play with, and adults will learn a thing or two as well. Learn about dark matter and quarks while eating your hamburger and chips! Grilled…

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Science of Music: Musics of Memory

August 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Aspen Community Church, 200 E. Bleeker St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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$25

The Science of Music is a series of lectures and demonstrations on the science of music; a collaboration between the Aspen Science Center (ASC) and the Aspen Music Festival and School(AMFS). All programs are at the “enthusiastic novice” level, with no previous knowledge of physics or music theory assumed. Thursday, August 2nd: Musics of Memory, a new work by Bruce Adolphe, Composer-in-Residence at the  Brain and Creativity Institute (USC), explores the connection between music and how memory works. Following the performance, there will be a discussion…

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Physics for Kids BBQ

August 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Aspen Center for Physics, 700 E Gillespie St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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$5

You are invited to the renowned Physics for Kids Family BBQs! These Wednesday night family BBQs feature an outdoor picnic for families, complete with liquid nitrogen ice cream, hands-on science demonstrations, experiments and games, and a brief lecture by visiting physicists tailored to families and school-age children. We’ll have stomp rockets, Zomes, and more for the kids to play with, and adults will learn a thing or two as well. Learn about dark matter and quarks while eating your hamburger and chips! Grilled…

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Science of Music: Science of Percussion

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Aspen Community Church, 200 E. Bleeker St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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$25

The Science of Music is a series of lectures and demonstrations on the science of music; a collaboration between the Aspen Science Center (ASC) and the Aspen Music Festival and School(AMFS). All programs are at the “enthusiastic novice” level, with no previous knowledge of physics or music theory assumed. Thursday, August 9th: The Science of Percussion, featuring Cynthia Yeh, Principal Percussionist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. What gives timpani their distinctive sound? How are they tuned? Come and find out! Tickets:  Thursday, August 9th:…

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Senior Tech Workshop

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 1:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 1:00pm

Aspen County Senior Center, 275 Castle Creek Rd
Aspen, CO 81611 United States
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Free

Aspen Senior Center Technology Workshops  are intern field trip days where our fresh young minds give back to the community and build generational bonds by helping seniors solve problems with computers, smartphones, tablets, and other technology. Need help with Facebook, or other apps? Confused by your email or messaging apps? Let our interns help you. These events are free and open to the public. 2018 Schedule Monday, June 11, 1:00 to 3:00, Pitkin County Senior Center Monday, July 9, 1:00 to…

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Physics for Kids BBQ @Carbondale

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$5

You are invited to the renowned Physics for Kids Family BBQs! These Wednesday night family BBQs feature an outdoor picnic for families, complete with liquid nitrogen ice cream, hands-on science demonstrations, experiments and games, and a brief lecture by visiting physicists tailored to families and school-age children. We’ll have stomp rockets, Zomes, and more for the kids to play with, and adults will learn a thing or two as well. Learn about dark matter and quarks while eating your hamburger and chips! Grilled…

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