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Celebrate the power of femininity at Social Science. Design a mini terrarium, take a self defense class, enjoy a cocktail while you do some speed-friending, triumph in drag queen trivia, and learn about amazing women in science. This event is open to everyone, regardless of their gender or gender identity.
Labs, lectures and experiences at this Social Science will include:
Capture the beauty and wonder of a miniature ecosystem when you create a custom terrarium to take home.
Luck Be a Lady Tonight
Drop your name in the hat for a chance to win a staycation package including hotel, food, and other goodies. One free entry for each attendee. Winner will be announced at 9:45pm. Presented by Waste Management.
Fortune Favors The Brave
Get a glimpse into your future when you consult with the one-and-only psychic extraordinaire Ms. Vivian for a personalized palm or tarot card reading.
Send out your “chemistry vibes” and make new friends in this interactive questionnaire session while you sip a specialty cocktail crafted by Michael Moberly courtesy of Temple Builders and Monin.
Wait, Get My Good Side
Learn the five scientifically proven ways to take a perfect pic with your friends using The Discovery’s digital photo booth.
Drag Queen Trivia
Put your pop culture and science knowledge to the test in a one-of-a-kind trivia session lead by two of Reno’s most playful and witty queens. Winning groups receive a properly themed prize!
Self Defense Class
Learn the skills and knowledge to stay safe in a hands-on self defense class hosted by the University of Nevada, Reno’s Girls on Guard program.
Relax and unwind while you take part in the calming task of making a friendship bracelet or coloring Lisa Frank artwork.
Fallen Fruit Collage
Join our friends from the Nevada Museum of Art to learn about Fallen Fruit, a long-term installation of fruit trees, pollinators and berry bushes while creating collage art. Select creations could be added to the Reno edition of the Fallen Fruit zine.
Due to the popularity of this event, we strongly recommend that you purchase tickets in advance as capacity is limited and may sell out.
Social Science is The Discovery’s wildly popular adults-only, brain building event series featuring science demonstrations, hands-on labs, expert presentations, music, libations, and tasty bites.