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September 2, 2017

TIME: 10AM - 5PM


Join us Saturday, September 2 for the 3rd Annual PNC kidFEST, a day dedicated to hands-on learning for our young explorers! Experience the “Action, Re-Action” of science through fun science activities, demos and workshops. kidFEST is a one of a kind family-friendly day full of science play geared toward early childhood learning. You won’t want to miss out on this epic science fun event! Special guests for the day include a petting zoo, Rockin Rob and more!

Special Guests

10AM – 12PM Instrument Petting Zoo
11AM – 12PM Rockin Rob
Face Painting 
Balloon Artist
99.7 The Point Live Remote
PNC Foundation

All Day!

Animal Petting Zoo (Haverty Family Yards)
Hamster Wheel Snow Cone Maker (Haverty Family Yards)
In-descri-bubble Company (Haverty Family Yards)
Inflatables (Haverty Family Yards)
Spark!Lab Jr (Spark!Lab)

Activities and Demos

10AM Science Circle Time (Maze Park)
10AM See Soundwaves (Genetics Classroom
11AM Trick Your Brain (Tapped Out Classroom)
11AM Mirror Play (Kinder Lab)
12PM Stomp Rockets (Simple Machines)
12PM Animal Actions (Nature Center)
1PM Test Your Reaction Time (Tapped Out)
1PM Makey Makey Inventions (Engineerium)
2PM ​Mirror Play (Kinder Lab)​
2PM Old Fashioned Toys (Maker Studio)
3PM Science Circle Time (Maze Park)
3PM Momentum vs. Gravity (Simple Machines)​
4PM Water Balloon Physics (Simple Machines)
4PM Makey Makey Inventions (Engineerium)

Planetarium Schedule**

10:30am – One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure
12:00pm – One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure
1:00pm – Sky Station LIVE: Summer Star Tour
2:00pm – Earth, Moon & Sun
3:00pm – Dinosaurs at Dusk: The Origins of Flight
4:00pm – Sky Station LIVE: Summer Star Tour
**Ticket required, tickets can be obtained at Union Station Box Office.
*Subject to Change. Limited Supplies.