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Shop Whole Foods on October 18 to benefit The Discovery!
Join us Saturday, October 27 for a spooktacular good time!
Join us Friday, November 16
Make your family’s annual flu vaccine visit a fun and exciting event at The Discovery! Flu vaccines will be available at low or no-cost for children and adults who qualify. Flu vaccines will be administered by Washoe County Health District on a first come, first served basis, and while supplies last. If you have health insurance, Medicaid, or Nevada Checkup, please have your insurance card with you. All children who get a flu shot (plus one adult per family) will…
From inquiry to inspiration: how can science guide on-the-ground, resilient land management practices? From experiment to excitement: can good science really lead to practical stewardship of the land? From data to driven: how can approaches inspire sustainable practices among diverse stakeholders? Come wrestle with these big questions at this exciting Science Distilled event. It takes a special breed of scientist to dedicate his or her life to the most complicated, global, long-term challenges of our time. Wildfire, watershed health, and…
The Discovery will close at 2:00pm on Saturday, October 27 to prepare for the museum’s 8th Annual Halloween Trick-or-Treat. The museum will reopen at 12:00pm on Sunday, October 28 and resume normal hours.
Head to The Discovery for a hauntingly good time at the 8th annual Halloween Trick or Treat. Visit the museum in costume and trick-or-treat from gallery to gallery. There’ll be spooky science demos and delicious treats for all of the little ghosts, ghouls and goblins who attend. Note: For the safety of all visitors, costumes with weapons of any kind are not allowed.
The Discovery will be closed to the public on Friday, November 16, 2018 to prepare for Chemistry of the Cocktail, the museum’s annual fundraising event. The museum will reopen at 10:00am and resume normal operating hours on Saturday, November 17, 2018.
Kick up your spurs at Chemistry of the Cocktail – The Discovery’s premier annual fundraising event – and prepare for an exploration of the science behind wild west-themed libations. Add to that delicious fare from some of your favorite local culinary hot spots, and live and silent auctions, and you’ve got the recipe for a rootin’-tootin’ fun way to support The Discovery. Proceeds from this event provide crucial support for the museum’s mission to inspire by being the place to…