| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Who: Kim L. Cavendish of Boca Raton. The president and chief executive officer of the Museum of Discovery and Science and the AutoNation IMAX 3D Theater in Fort Lauderdale received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Florida Association of...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Orlando Science Center will host another $5-admission day this Sunday.
The event, produced in partnership with the Walmart Foundation, includes all regular exhibits and offerings of the museum. Admission is usually $19 ($13 for ages 3-11).
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Two dozen arts and cultural organizations received cultural tourism grants from Orange County this week. In total, $1,870,171 was given out by the Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs office.
The money is geared toward programs and projects that will...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In a truly dark sky, meteors scorch the blackness every few minutes, satellites race by in all directions and the dazzling Milky Way appears as an electrified cloud.
None of those things is visible from Orlando because its urban lighting smudges the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Orlando Science Center has added "Penguins 3D" to its movie lineup.
The film, narrated by David Attenborough, takes place on the island called Penguin City, home to 6 million of the black and white birds. Also on hand: hundreds of albatrosses, fur...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:23 AM
The Orlando Mini Maker Faire, a festival of do-it-yourself technology and creativity, is set for Orlando Science Center on Saturday.
The event spotlights more than 100 unique projects from local "Makers" of various ages and backgrounds. Among the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Who doesn't want to go to Sesame Street?
A real-life version of the famed address is part of a new Orlando Science Center exhibit called "Sesame Street Presents The Body," which opens to the public on Saturday. I had a sneak peek of the area, and I'm...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Orlando Science Center's adults-only night returns Saturday, the same day, as fate would have it, that its "Sesame Street" exhibit opens.
These are separate events, for sure. Science Night Live, for the 21-and-up set, runs from 8 p.m. to 11 pm. on Sept....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Folks can extend their Talk Like a Pirate Day fun with swashbuckling activities at the Orlando Science Center through Sunday.
There's a chestful of activities, although the emphasis will be on Saturday. Pirate costumes are encouraged.
| Jul 8, 2013
Check out festivals and events in September across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County
Aug. 30-Sept. 1: Central Florida...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Two traveling exhibits are nearly ready to move on from the Orlando Science Center.
The last day for "Blue Man Group -- Making Waves" will be Monday, Sept. 2. (The science center is open this weekend, including Labor Day.) The exhibit explores the...