Celebrate Fourth of July with Great Lakes Science Center and have a Star Spangled Science holiday
Stay late on July 4 for ‘Rock and Boom’ and watch the fireworks from the Mather

CLEVELAND (June 2, 2017) – Have a blast and celebrate the holiday weekend at Great Lakes Science Center from July 2-4 with two great events, Star Spangled Science and Rock and Boom!

Star Spangled Science kicks off from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 2 with themed, hands-on activities and explosive demonstrations, and continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4.

Guests can make Alka-Seltzer rockets, see what happens when a chemical reaction is set off inside a watermelon, explore chemistry and physics during the Red, White and Boom Science Spectacular, exercise their creativity with a make-and-take light-up Duck Tape wearable activity, learn about color and chromatography in a BASF Kids’ Lab demonstration, and use their engineering skills in a holiday edition LEGO community build.

Best of all, the Star Spangled Science extra activities are included with paid general admission. Visit GreatScience.com for a complete detailed schedule of activities and more information.

Rock and Boom
The best seat in town for enjoying the city’s Fourth of July fireworks is right here at the Science Center on the deck of the historic Steamship William G. Mather. On Tuesday, July 4 from 8-11 p.m. (check-in begins at 8 p.m., fireworks begin at dusk, approximately 9:30 p.m.) climb aboard the Science Center’s 618-foot freighter docked at North Coast Harbor for a unique Independence Day experience.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase at an adjacent family-friendly beer garden. Guests should bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Tickets are $16 per person or $13 for Science Center members. Visit GreatScience.com for more information.

About Great Lakes Science Center
Great Lakes Science Center, home of the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, makes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) come alive for more than 300,000 visitors a year through hundreds of hands-on exhibits, temporary exhibitions, the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, Steamship William G. Mather, daily science demonstrations, seasonal camps, and more. The Science Center is funded in part by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. Visit GreatScience.com for more information.

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