| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:09 PM
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....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:31 AM
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.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:55 AM
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-...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:18 AM
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...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:05 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:13 PM
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.
That's right, big ol'...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:19 AM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:39 AM
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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:58 PM
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’...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
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...