Remembering Katrina
Saturday, August 29-Sunday, August 30
Programming ongoing throughout

Ten years ago, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the Gulf Coast. In remembrance, weather-related programming will be ongoing as well as a weather balloon on display in the lobby. Showings of the IMAX® movie Hurricane on the Bayou recount the effects of the natural disaster.

 
Law Enforcement and Firefighter Appreciation Day
Sunday, September 13

Members of the police and fire departments are invited with their families to enjoy free admission to Sci-Port’s permanent exhibit galleries on Sunday, September 13, along with discounted IMAX® tickets. We kindly ask that ID be presented.





 
Star Party
Friday, September 25, 2015, 8-11 p.m.
$8 for Members; $10 for Non-Members; $7 for 12 and under


Join us for a night of astronomy with Planetarium presentations and guided stargazing on our rooftop. The main feature
of the night will be the Milky Way’s nearest neighbor, the Andromeda Galaxy, and other prominent celestial objects of the September sky.

 
Tricks & Treats Night
Friday, October 30, 2015, 6-9 p.m.
Children: $10 members, $15 Future-members; Adults: $5 members, $10 Future Members
Call (318) 424-8660 to reserve with payment.

Have a spooky good time at Sci-Port as the entire center is transformed into a giant Halloween celebration!
  • Costume contests judged by local celebrities
  • Meet creepy crawly creatures from Critter Company
  • Spooky Halloween Games
  • See Frankenstein’s monster brought to life with a Tesla Coil and Farraday Cage
  • Dance the night away in our Space Dome Planetarium at the Monster Mash Dance Party

Adventures in Robotics
Every 2nd and 4th 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.



 
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!


  Itty Bitty Scientists: Little Learners
Wednesdays 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.

DeSoto Days
First Saturday of every month
Made possible by the DeSoto Parish Police Jury

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.

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.


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! 
   
 
 



 
 
 

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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

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