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August 14, 2021

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

 

11 AM THE ALIEN WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS
Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
Enjoy the splendor and beauty of the winter sky and join jolly ol’ Santa as he is joined by his alien “abductor,” Mr. Freep. Together they explore the planets of the Solar System and meet the Christmas Eve needs of all their inhabitants.
11 AM DOCENT-LED EXHIBIT TOUR 
Currents of Time Exhibit
 Take a educational tour of Northeast Florida’s history with a MOSH Docent.
11:30 AM EXTREME SCIENCE SHOW
JEA Science Theater
Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive science show!
11:30 AM INVERTEBRATE ENCOUNTER
Atlantic Tails
Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank.
12 PM FAMILY FRIENDLY COSMIC CONCERT
Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
Kick back and relax as laser lights and images dance around the Planetarium dome set to music.
12:30 PM INVERTEBRATE ENCOUNTER
Atlantic Tails
Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank.
1 PM SEASON OF LIGHT
Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
The show traces the development of many of the world’s endearing and familiar holiday customs, and how they involve lighting up the winter season. The show also explores a possible astronomical origin of the “Star over Bethlehem.”
1 PM DAILY ANIMAL ENCOUNTER — HOP, WALK SLITHER
Florida Naturalist’s Center
Discover the secrets of animal movement.
1 PM DOCENT-LED EXHIBIT TOUR
Currents of Time Exhibit
 Take a educational tour of Northeast Florida’s history with a MOSH Docent.
1:30 PM EXTREME SCIENCE SHOW
JEA Science Theater
Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive science show!
1:30 PM INVERTEBRATE ENCOUNTER
Atlantic Tails
Explore and learn about the sea creatures that reside in the VyStar Intertidal Touch Tank.
2 PM SKIES OVER JACKSONVILLE
Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
Visitors will join our planetarium educator in a journey across the sky as bright stars, asterisms, constellations and other surprises are identified and discussed.
3 PM ASTRONAUT
Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
The exploration of space is humankind’s greatest endeavor. Go on an incredible voyage to discover what it takes to be an astronaut as you experience a rocket launch from inside the human body. Learn about the hazards of space exploration through “Chad,” our test astronaut.
3 PM DAILY ANIMAL ENCOUNTER — COURTYARD ADVENTURES
Hixon Native Plant Courtyard
Explore the Hixon Native Plant Courtyard and pond and learn more about plants and animals native to Northeast Florida.
3 PM SCIENCE & HISTORY BOAT TOUR
Friendship Fountain Park Boat Docks (Outside Museum)
Ahoy Jacksonville! MOSH has teamed up with the St. Johns River Taxi to host Science & History River Tours every Saturday afternoon! Learn all about the history of Jacksonville and the significance the river has played in our community over time. Thanks to JAX Chamber for sponsoring these tours! Boat tour is from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Please arrive at 2:45 p.m. Admission $15 adults and $12 children.
3:30 PM EXTREME SCIENCE SHOW
JEA Science Theater
Discover the cause of explosions, shocks and other fun experiments in this interactive science show!
4 PM THE ALIEN WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS
Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
Enjoy the splendor and beauty of the winter sky and join jolly ol’ Santa as he is joined by his alien “abductor,” Mr. Freep. Together they explore the planets of the Solar System and meet the Christmas Eve needs of all their inhabitants.
5 PM TOUR OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM
Bryan-Gooding Planetarium
This live interactive program explores our solar system. From the planets to the sun and from comets to asteroids, we will embark on a journey of exploration and discovery.

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Date:
August 14, 2021
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Venue

MOSH
1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32207 United States
Phone:
(904) 396-MOSH