| Apr 29, 2011
| 6:35 AM
A new big-screen movie will be added to the Orlando Science Center lineup as of May 14. "Animalopolis," a documentary about wildlife, will be seen on its Dr. Phillips CineDome throughout the summer.
The film features cheetahs, lions, bears, otters,...
| 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...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 1:00 PM
Three exhibits are in their final days at the Orlando Science Center, but new elements featuring Curious George and Jane Goodall will be added in February.
On the way out, as of Sunday, Jan. 2, are "Get the Message," which focuses on forms of...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 1:05 PM
The beginning of the year represents the end of the line for some attractions. There's not much time to waste to see these.
+ Block Party Bash ends Saturday at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The rolling street party celebrates for the final times at 3 p.m....
| Jan 3, 2011
| 6:14 AM
Take note, folks with a sweet tooth. The Festival of Chocolate will return to the Orlando Science Center on March 5-6.
The event shows off the scientific properties of chocolate but also offers up all sorts of goodies, including cupcakes, cookies,...