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LANCASTER SCIENCE FACTORY

FIRST ANNUAL GALA

…a taste of science!

Join us for the Science of Fun, Food and

Adult Beverages including a Silent Auction

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 | Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Where: Lancaster Science Factory | 454 New Holland Avenue | Lancaster

Cost: $65 per person

 

The Lancaster Science Factory is pleased to host its first annual Science Gala Event. This event is sure to be a wonderful and unique evening for adults to experience the science of food and drink! Come explore the Science Factory exhibits while tasting extraordinary food and drink – all with a twist on how science relates to us in everyday things such as eating and drinking. There will also be a silent auction during the evening’s festivities.

The Tasting Offerings:
There will be food and drink offerings at different areas throughout the building. Local restaurants will prepare tempting dishes all with a unique twist relating to science. Wine, beer and cocktails will also be offered to enhance the food selections. They too will have an aspect of science to share. Come prepared to be delighted and amazed!

Here are a few of our food and beverage sponsors…

American Bar & Grill (ABG)               Aussie and The Fox
Cork & Cap Restaurant                     JDK Catering
Quips                                                    Spring House Brewery
Waltz Vineyards
Silent Auction:
As part of the night’s festivities, we will be having a silent auction with many unique and varied items to delight you. Below is a very short sampling of some of the items that will be offered. Auction Items purchased must be paid in cash, by check, or by credit card at the end of the evening. You will receive a number for bidding and a detailed event program at the door.

What can you expect to find at the silent auction?

Week Vacation in Florida                    Theatre Tickets
Sports Memorabilia                             Local Artists’ Prints
Discovery Flight                                  Golf Certificates
and much, much more!!

The Bar Fight:
You definitely do not want to miss Mark Pontz of Fine Living Lancaster and Dennis Mitchell from The Rose going head-to-head, or should we say drink-to-drink, in a cocktail throwdown of epic proportions. Only your votes will determine who is the ultimate winner!

Purchase Your Tickets Today!

We invite you to join us and purchase your tickets now for this fabulous, fun event.

On behalf of the Lancaster Science Factory, THANK YOU for your support!

Construct a holding container for an egg that must survive a 20 foot drop!

Our First Session 10am-11am requires reservations (please contact Lauren Schaller at lschaller@tlsf.org or 717-509-6363 x105) and our second session from 12-1pm will be first come, first served seating in our Science Cafe.

All activities are FREE with your membership or paid admission to the Lancaster Science Factory. Events are geared towards ages 8 and up, but younger children (accompanied by an adult at all times) are also welcome.

Celebrate ‘Lancaster County Museum Month’ at the Lancaster Science Factory! In addition to our fun ‘Corners of the County’ scavenger hunt activities, we’ll be running the ‘Strength of Paper Challenge’ on September 6th, 2014. Join us in the Science Cafe from 10am-12pm to find out how much weight paper can really hold!

All activities are FREE with your membership or paid admission to the Lancaster Science Factory. Events are geared towards ages 8 and up, but younger children (accompanied by an adult at all times) are also welcome.

 

Join us for experiments featuring leaf pigments, pumpkin seeds and rotten apples!

Our First Session 10am-11am requires reservations (please contact Lauren Schaller at lschaller@tlsf.org or 717-509-6363 x105) and our second session from 12-1pm will be first come, first served seating in our Science Cafe.

All activities are FREE with your membership or paid admission to the Lancaster Science Factory. Events are geared towards ages 8 and up, but younger children (accompanied by an adult at all times) are also welcome.

Join The Lancaster Science Factory on an outing to the Bates Auditorium of the Lancaster Public Library to play the ‘Ewww! What Happened?’ Game. Guess what happened to the Mad Scientist’s ‘lunch pail’! Was it a physical or a chemical change? In this science program, some of the experiments will be hands-on and there might even be a prize for the one with the most correct guesses! We hope you like things messy…

Please register in advance to secure your place in the game. Program limited to 20 participants. All activities are FREE. Please pay all outstanding library fines before attending event.

The project is made possible by a grant from the Dart Foundation.

Get ready to rock and shake! Special guests Bricks 4 Kidz – Lancaster, PA are offering a unique workshop experience at The Lancaster Science Factory. Students will build their own model of an earthquake, and discuss the geological forces that bring about this powerful natural disaster. The lesson includes a discussion of tectonic plates, complete with a diagram of the surface of the earth showing the various plates. Spaces are limited, make sure to register to secure your spot in the workshop!

Vocabulary includes fault line, focus, epicenter, seismograph and Richter scale

All activities are FREE with your membership or paid admission to the Lancaster Science Factory.

Get ready to rock and shake! Special guests Bricks 4 Kidz – Lancaster, PA are offering a unique workshop experience at The Lancaster Science Factory. Students will build their own model of an earthquake, and discuss the geological forces that bring about this powerful natural disaster. The lesson includes a discussion of tectonic plates, complete with a diagram of the surface of the earth showing the various plates. Spaces are limited, make sure to register to secure your spot in the workshop!

Vocabulary includes fault line, focus, epicenter, seismograph and Richter scale

The cost of this workshop is $8 per person. Workshop participants who would like to visit the museum will receive $1 off of their admission.

Experiment with density and cohesion using boats, soap and pennies! Our First Session 10am-11am requires reservations (please contact Lauren Schaller at lschaller@tlsf.org or 717-509-6363 x105) and our additional sessions are from 12-1pm OR 2-3pm and will be first come, first served seating in our Science Cafe.

All activities are FREE with your membership or paid admission to the Lancaster Science Factory. Events are geared towards ages 8 and up, but younger children (accompanied by an adult at all times) are also welcome.

Experiment with mysterious smoke, oozing chemistry and atomic glow! These activities will run from 3-5pmin our Science Cafe (seating is first come, first served).

All activities are FREE with your membership or paid admission to the Lancaster Science Factory. Events are geared towards ages 8 and up, but younger children (accompanied by an adult at all times) are also welcome.

Experiment with mysterious smoke, oozing chemistry and atomic glow! These activities will run from 11am-12pm or 1-2pm in our Science Cafe (seating is first come, first served).

All activities are FREE with your membership or paid admission to the Lancaster Science Factory. Events are geared towards ages 8 and up, but younger children (accompanied by an adult at all times) are also welcome.