| May 6, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Marianne Berkes, author of children's books "Over in the Ocean" and "Some Planetary Fun," among others, will not be appearing at the Orlando Science Center as scheduled Saturday. A family emergency forced the cancellation, a science center official said....
| May 13, 2011
| 7:49 AM
Here's a quick look at the wealth of entertainment options this weekend at Orlando's theme parks and attractions:
+ It's the final weekend of the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. This weekend's HGTV guest is designer popular Vern Yip, who...
| May 17, 2011
| 1:04 PM
The Orlando Science Center is planning a full day of astronomical activities in honor of National Astronomy Day, Saturday, May 21.
The events will run late in the day, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., using telescopes during daylight for solar viewing and starry...
| May 18, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Byrds co-founder Roger McGuinn will be featured at an Orlando Science Center event on the eve on the world premiere of the touring exhibition called "Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World."
McGuinn will not be in...
| May 25, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Let's go ahead and take a long look at the upcoming long weekend. We aren't short on options at Central Florida theme parks and attractions to distract from the Casey Anthony trial.
+ Thursday night is Velvet Sessions at Universal's Hard Rock Hotel....
| Jun 2, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Last year, 2010, was "The Year of 'Star Wars'" here in Orlando, thanks to the concert tour of "Star Wars" music hosted by Anthony Daniels, the closing of "Star Tours" out at Disney and a certain big convention that came our way.
I speculated last summer,...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 2:43 PM
We have quite a handful of beginnings and endings in the coming days at Orlando's theme parks and attractions.
+ We're in the final days of Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Special guests on Friday, Saturday and Sunday include Peter...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 8:26 AM
Orlando Science Center has extended the run of the exhibit "Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World." The 5,000-square-foot exhibition, which follows the history and evolution of the guitar and related stringed instruments, will remain in place...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Orlando Science Center is reviving its seasonal nighttime star-gazing sessions at its Crosby Observatory, beginning Saturday, Nov. 19. The public will also have access to its powerful, 10-inch refractor telescope on first and third Saturdays of December,...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 10:36 AM
Jim Bell, a member of the Mars Exploration Rover team, will present "Postcards From Mars: Using Rovers to Explore the Mysteries of the Red Planet" at the Orlando Science Center on Saturday, Nov. 26.
Bell was the lead scientist in charge of the...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Here's a quick look at entertainment options this week at Orlando's theme parks and attractions:
+ Cyndi Lauper will be the musical guest at Universal's Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday. Parade time is 9 p.m., show time 9:30 p.m. It's included in...