Events & Special Series

Let it Glow, Let it Glow, Let it Glow with Paper Circuits!
Let It Glow Holiday Card Workshop

November 15
, 22, 29 & Dec. 13, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. or 2 – 5 p.m.

$20 per person, per class, with 25 slots available.

Registration is required. Deadline to sign up is the Monday
before the Saturday’s class.

Children 8 and under require adult supervision.

Learn how to make your own light up holiday cards by using copper tape, a battery and LEDs! We’ll start by learning some simple paper circuitry in order to have a basic understanding of how circuits work (no soldering is required). You'll then choose from
two different design templates to make a personalized light up holiday card. We will
lay out the circuits together, you will customize your design, and take your card home
with you! Call (318) 424-8660 to reserve your spot today.

Materials included in this class are:
• Copper Tape   • LEDs   • Coin Cell Battery   • LilyPad Button Board   • Misc. Craft Supplies

*Classes are non-refundable. If you miss the workshop for any reason, you may pick up your class materials or reschedule to a later class (if available), no refunds will be made. 

Monster Mad-Dash
Run for Your Life 5K - Thursday, December 4 at 6 p.m.

Can you outrun a monster? Sci-Port has teamed up with Sportspectrum to present the Monster Mad-Dash, a 5k family-friendly fun run on Thursday, December 4. All race participants will have a chance to experience Sci-Port's latest traveling exhibit, How to Make A Monster!
Costumes are encouraged but not required. Announcement of awards will take place on the plaza in front of Sci-Port. Sci-Port will be open from 5 - 9 p.m. for post party festivities and viewing of the exhibit.

Click here for rules and registration.

Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Saturday, December 6, 8 - 10 a.m.

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Kick off the holidays with Sci-Port's "Breakfast with Santa". This yearly tradition brings families and friends together for food, fun, science and Santa!

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!)

Non-Members: $18 children; $20 per adult; $15 for children 2 and under; plus, 10% off in our Discoveries Unlimited Gift Shop until 10 a.m. for holiday shopping!

Price is all inclusive: Food, activities,IMAX® movie, and photo that will be sent by email.

For more information and registration, click here.

DeSoto Days
First Saturday of every month, 9 a.m. 5 p.m.
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

Caddo Parish and Bossier City residents 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 10 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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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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