Programs and Events


Jingle Jingle Mix & Mingle
Saturday, December 12, 7 p.m.-Midnight
$30 per person ($35 at the door)
$25 per person for groups of 8 or more
$200 for table of 8
Eventbrite - Jingle Jingle Mix & Mingle
Treat your business to the ultimate holiday bash! Local businesses are invited to join in the holiday spirit as they enjoy catering from Ernest’s Orleans Restaurant, a cash bar and holiday photos with friends and colleagues. Call Marion Smith at (318) 424-8667 for details.
Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Saturday, December 5  •  8-10 a.m. 
Members: $15 children; $18 adults; $10 for children 2 and under; plus, 20% off in our Discoveries Unlimited Gift Shop until 10 a.m. for holiday shopping! 
(Members will also receive preferential seating closer to Mr. and Mrs. Claus!) 


New Year’s at Noon
December 31, 2015
9 a.m.-3 p.m.*
Free with Center admission
Is staying up until midnight pushing the limits for you? Celebrate New Year’s at Noon at Sci-Port! Watch the Sci-Port Ball Drop along with a thousand balloons, noisemakers, and streamers. Be sure to stop by our fireworks demonstrations to learn the science behind pyrotechnics.

Recurring Monthly Programs at Sci-Port

Itty Bitty Scientists
3:30 p.m.
Free with Center admission
Part of our Itty Bitty Scientists series, Little Learners is fun, hands-on science for toddlers and pre-schoolers age 2-5 and their grownups. Little Learners gather in a group to read a story, complimented by interacted activities that follow. Each week, children focus on developing skills like color and shape recognition, counting, and motor skills. Each session lasts 30-45 minutes and takes place in the Franks Foundation Solarium.
Made possible by the Grayson Foundation and Community Foundation of North Louisiana.

  Maker Family Workshop
Second Saturday of each month
Free with Center admission, Pre-registration suggested
This monthly workshop gives families the opportunity to engage in activities that challenge them to learn and employ new skills as they design and build a device based on a specific theme. Call (318) 424-3466 to register. Made possible by the Grayson Foundation and Lego Children’s Fund.

Celebrate a Scientist
Every third weekend of the month
Free with Center admission
Start your very own trading card collection and monthly tradition by being a part of Sci-Port’s Celebrate a Scientist series. On the third Saturday of each month, Sci-Port honors a scientist whose birthday falls in that month by providing hands-on science activities based around their research, as well as take-home Celebrate a Scientist trading cards. This series is perfect for budding scientists, children and grown-ups alike!
Adventures in Robotics
Every second and fourth Sunday of each month; 1-4 p.m.
Free with Center admission
Delve into the exciting world of robotics every second and fourth Sunday at Sci-Port. Learn programming skills with our LEGO EV3 robots and practice them using programming software, with Sci-Port staff guiding you as you explore at your own pace. For those not quite ready to make the plunge into programming, Sci-Port offers robotics challenges using remotely controlled LEGO NXT robots for varying skill-levels of robot-lovers.

Ways to Save at Sci-Port!
Golden Days Matinee
We're not just your grandkids' science center!
Sci-Port is now offering discounted programming in the afternoons for senior adults. Our new Golden Days Matinee program will feature an IMAX® film screening, access to all Discovery Areas, 10% discount in our gift shop and a small variety of card and board games to play, all for $9 per person. Call (318) 424-8660 to book your group!
Wonderful Wednesdays
First Wednesday of every month
Enjoy $3 admission to Sci-Port's Discovery Areas, Space Center and Space Dome Planetarium! Please present your proof of Caddo Parish or Bossier City residence to the Visitor Services desk.
      •  September-May, discount applies all day.
      •  June-August, discount is available from 9 a.m.-Noon.
      •  IMAX® tickets may be purchased at discounted rate of $6 each.
Sponsored by the Caddo Parish Commission and Bossier City Council.
DeSoto Days
First Saturday of every month
Residents of DeSoto Parish will have free admission to Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center’s permanent exhibit galleries on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Visitors must show proof of residency in DeSoto Parish to receive free admission. Admission to Sci-Port includes access to over 290 hands-on exhibits, daily interactive programs and demonstrations and the Dayna and Ronald L. Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. Access to Sci-Port’s current traveling exhibit may incur a small upcharge, which typically applies to all general visitors.
Made possible by the DeSoto Parish Police Jury


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Contact Info

Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center
820 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

Main Line: (318) 424-3466
Toll free: 1-877-SCIPORT (1-877-724-7678)
Fax: (318) 222-5592

Sci-Port Staff

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