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MOSH Calendar of Events Spring 2011

March 11 – Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert!  Laser Mania at 5 p.m., U2 at 6 p.m., The Beatles at 7 p.m., and Laser Retro at 8 p.m.  Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses.  Tickets are available online at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door.     

 

March 18 – Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert!  Laser Mania at 5 p.m., Led Zeppelin at 6 p.m., Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon at 7 p.m., and Pink Floyd: The Wall at 8 p.m.  Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses.  Tickets are available online at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door.     

 

March 20 – Sons of the Desert Laurel & Hardy Film Screening – Witness Jacksonville film history as you watch films starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, many of which were filmed right here in Jacksonville.  Admittance is free to MOSH members, “Any Old Port Tent” members, or with paid museum admission.  Films will play immediately following the Sons of the Desert’s monthly meeting held at 2 p.m. 

 

March 23 – Mother’s Morning Out – This three-hour program, from 9 a.m. to noon, is for 4- and 5-year-olds.  The program is $15 per child and includes admission to the Museum afterwards for both you and your child(ren).  Program topic is My Body.  Call 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 226 for required reservations. 

 

March 24 – Speaking of Nanoscience: The Science of Really Small Stuff – Did you know that nanosilver has disinfecting qualities or that carbon nanotubes could take us on an elevator to space?  Dr. Gregory Wurtz, Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of North Florida, will give an introduction to Nano Science & Technology, explaining how nanoscience is used in our everyday lives and where the future of nanotechnology is headed.  Speaking of Nanoscience is at 6 p.m.  It is $5 for the public and free for MOSH members, students and teachers with an ID.  RSVP by calling 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 230.    

 

March 25 – Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert!  Laser Mania at 5 p.m., The Beatles at 6 p.m., Led Zeppelin at 7 p.m., and U2 at 8 p.m.  Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses.  Tickets are available online at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door.    

 

March 26 – NanoDays – From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. join the festivities as you learn all about nanoscience – the science of really small stuff.  Interactive booths and demonstrations will take place throughout the museum to engage families and educate visitors about the nanoscale.

 

March 28 – April 1 – Spring Into Science Camps – Join MOSH as we zoom in on the world to learn about the science of small stuff.  Campers will explore the world of nanoscience through hands-on demonstrations and exploration.  Spring Into Science Camp is for Kindergarteners through 5th graders and is $40 per day or $180 for the entire week.  MOSH Members receive a discount.  Camp is from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; before- and after-care is available for an additional fee. Register online at www.themosh.org or call 396.MOSH, ext. 226. 

 

 

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April 1 – Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert!  Laseropolis at 5 p.m., The Beatles at 6 p.m., Laser Vinyl at 7 p.m., and Laser Retro at 8 p.m.  Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses.  Tickets are available online at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door.    

 

April 2 – She’s a Scientist?! – See how cool a career in science can be, and leave with a new role model! A special guest female scientist will give girls an inside look into a career in science.  Girls will get a chance to interact with a female scientist, try an activity that relates to her field, and see what it takes to put yourself in scientist shoes. Call Cari Holland at 904.406.7101 to register or for more information about this collaboration between MOSH and Girl Scouts of Gateway Council. 

 

April 2 – Maple Leaf Day – From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., MOSH will commemorate the April 1, 1864 sinking of the Maple Leaf, a Union steamship, with a day of activities. 

 

April 4 – Mommy & Me – This hour-long program, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., is designed for 2- and 3-year-olds and their caregivers.  The program costs $6 per person (ages 2 and up) and includes admission to the museum.  Program theme is Earth Day.  Call 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 226 for required reservations.

 

April 6 – Senior Day – From 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. MOSH will present special programming for members of the senior citizen community. The program will include a coffee and cookie reception, a special guest speaker on Tai Chi (bring a bag lunch), an educational program, and free time to explore the museum.  The cost is $6 per senior citizen.  Reservations are required and are based on availability. Call 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 229 for details.

 

April 8 – Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert!  Laseropolis at 5 p.m., Led Zeppelin at 6 p.m., Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon at 7 p.m., and Pink Floyd: The Wall at 8 p.m.  Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses.  Tickets are available online at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door.    

 

April 9 – Cub Scout Badge Workshop – From 10 to 11:30 a.m., Cub Scouts will work to complete projects to earn a Sharing Your World With Wildlife Badge.  Cost is $9 per scout, $6 per adult and includes museum admission.  Call 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 230 to register or register online at http://www.themosh.org/cub_scouts.html.

 

April 15 – Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert!  Laseropolis at 5 p.m., Laser Retro at 6 p.m., Laser X at 7 p.m., and Metallica at 8 p.m.  Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses.  Tickets are available online at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door.    

 

April 16 – Earth Day – Join MOSH for Earth Day activities from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 16. Visitors will work to together to paint a masterpiece on a working rain barrel, make crafts from recycled items and more. 

 

April 16 – Brownie Badge Workshop – From 10 to 11:30 a.m., Brownies will work to earn their Earth is Our Home badges.  Cost is $9 per girl, $6 per adult and includes museum admission.  Call 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 230 to register or register online at www.themosh.org/girl_scouts.html

 

April 20 – Mother’s Morning Out – This three-hour program, from 9 a.m. to noon, is for 4- and 5-year-olds.  The program is $15 per child and includes admission to the museum afterwards for both you and your child(ren).  Program topic is Earth Day.  Call 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 226 for required reservations. 

 

April 22 – Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert!  Laseropolis at 5 p.m., Laser Vinyl at 6 p.m., Laser Retro at 7 p.m., and Metallica at 8 p.m.  Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses.  Tickets are available online at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door.    

 

April 24 – Easter – MOSH Closed – MOSH will be closed and will reopen Monday, April 25.    

 

April 28 – Music Under the Stars – Learn about the stars that shine over Jacksonville while enjoying a live musical performance under the stars of the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium.   Event is from 6 to 10 p.m..  The music presentation begins at 7 p.m. and rooftop stargazing is from 8 to 9 p.m.  Admission, which includes museum access, one beer or glass of wine, music presentation, star show, and rooftop stargazing, is $10 for the public and $5 for MOSH Members.  Music provided by arrangement with Friday Musicale.  Call 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 230 for required reservations.   

 

April 29 – Cosmic Concerts – Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert!  Laseropolis at 5 p.m., The Beatles at 6 p.m., Led Zeppelin at 7 p.m., and U2 at 8 p.m.  Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses.  Tickets are available online at www.moshplanetarium.org or at the door.    

 

 

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May 4 – Senior Days – From 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. MOSH will present special programming for members of the senior citizen community. The program will include a coffee and cookie reception, a special guest speaker on Tai Chi (bring a bag lunch), an educational program, and free time to explore the museum.  The cost is $6 per senior citizen.  Reservations are required and are based on availability. Call 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 229 for details.

 

May 7 – International Astronomy Day – Join MOSH and the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium to celebrate International Astronomy Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature solar viewing on the rooftop, planetarium programs, guest speakers and workshops.  Special child-friendly activities will take place throughout the day.  

 

May 7 – She’s a Scientist?! – See how cool a career in science can be, and leave with a new role model! A special guest female scientist will give girls an inside look into a career in science.  Interact with a female scientist, try an activity that relates to her field, and see what it takes to put yourself in scientist shoes. Call Cari Holland at 904.406.7101 to register or for more information about this collaboration between MOSH and Girl Scouts of Gateway Council. 

 

May 9 – Mommy & Me – This hour-long program, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., is designed for 2- and 3-year-olds and their caregivers.  The program costs $6 per person (ages 2 and up) and includes admission to the museum.  Program theme is Shells.  Call 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 226 for required reservations.

 

May 18 – Mother’s Morning Out – This three-hour program, from 9 a.m. to noon, is for 4- and 5-year-olds.  The program is $15 per child and includes admission to the museum afterwards for both you and your child(ren).  Program topic is Shells.  Call 396.MOSH (6674), ext. 226 for required reservations. 

 

May 21 – Mayor’s Museum Hop – MOSH will be a stop on the Mayor’s Museum Hop!   This event, that promotes and celebrates reading, will allow free admission to Mayor Peyton’s Rally Book Club members and their families. 

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