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Orlando Science Center

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  • Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed

    Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed
    Hoping to narrow the achievement gap for children in poverty, Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts are teaming up to introduce hundreds of disadvantaged preschoolers to arts and sciences. The partnership, announced...
  • Philharmonic, MicheLee Puppets, Orlando Science Center receive grants

     Philharmonic, MicheLee Puppets, Orlando Science Center receive grants
    Good news for several local arts and cultural groups, who are the recipients of large grants from Dr. Phillips Charities, the Central Florida philanthropic organization that also provided the large naming gift for Orlando's soon-to-be new arts center....
  • What's new for Orlando attractions in August and September

    What's new for Orlando attractions in August and September
    Universal's grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley is behind us. So, what's next on the calendar of events for Central Florida theme parks and attractions? Here's what's coming for August and September. •The "Gone...
  • Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck

    Florida's science centers offer you big bang for your buck
    Where can you dig up a dinosaur, take an airboat ride and fly a space mission? At the science center, of course, but here's where you've got decisions to make. Which one? Florida has 21 museums that are part of the international Association of Science-...
  • Two more weekends of Summer Nights at Orlando Science Center

    Two more weekends of Summer Nights at Orlando Science Center
    Now through Saturday, Aug. 16, the Orlando Science Center will be open until 9 p.m. as part of the center’s special program to remain open late on Friday and Saturday nights in the summer. That includes the laser light shows in the Dr. Phillips...
  • Science Center focuses on reinventing itself, reaching out to younger children

    Science Center focuses on reinventing itself, reaching out to younger children
    The rumpus of children's voices inside the Orlando Science Center on summer mornings can drown out most any casual conversation. But these days, the center's backers are more concerned that community leaders hear why it's vital that the non-profit...
  • Uplifting dumpsters — stinky, depressing politics

    Uplifting dumpsters — stinky, depressing politics
    We'll get to our regular Friday Files, including items on conspiracy theories, unpopular politicians and a death-penalty debate. But first I wanted to tell you about something that has been making me happy lately. Dumpsters. That's right, big ol'...
  • Scott touts tax cuts, STEM funding at Orlando Science Center

    Scott touts tax cuts, STEM funding at Orlando Science Center
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott used the Orlando Science Center as a backdrop today to pitch permanent manufacturing tax cuts and increasing science, technology, engineering and math training. Scott's "Jobs for the Next Generation" statewide tour started...
  • In vino charity: Wine for Us event at OSC

    In vino charity: Wine for Us event at OSC
    Education about sustainable water issues is best done hands-on - which is to say, with a drink in hand. That's the philosophy behind Wine For Us, a fundraiser set for this Thursday (June 31) at the Orlando Science Center. The sixth annual bash is...
  • IndieGalactic likely to become an annual event

    IndieGalactic likely to become an annual event
    The first IndieGalactic Space Jam, held at the Orlando Science Center over the weekend, drew more than 100 game developers and engineers from NASA, SpaceX and Titusville-based Rocket Crafters. Designed to connect the space industry with Orlando’...
  • Space innovators seek Orlando gamer connection

    Space innovators seek Orlando gamer connection
    There's a new effort afoot in Central Florida to connect the struggling space industry to young, innovative tech minds in Orlando, which could boost interest in space and bring fresh ideas to Kennedy Space Center. Sparked by an event over the weekend at...