| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Admission to Orlando Science Center will be $5 on Sunday, March 2.
All of the museum's usual offerings -- exhibits, programs and 3-D films -- will be available. Usual admission is $19 ($13 for ages 3-11). Operating hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If you're like me, you may still be dealing with plans for Spring Break and spring sports and spring schedules. But pick up the pace (that's my advice to myself) because it's summer camp sign-up time, never mind if actual summer is months away.
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Let's go ahead and use positive thinking and assuming that the weather is about to get better. Here are some happenings at area theme parks and attractions to take in before you settle into Super Bowl mode.
+ As scheduled, SeaWorld's Bands, Brew & BBQ...
| Mar 13, 2013
It's a tripleheader of news related to the Orlando Science Center: + Thursday is Pi Day — the whole 3.14 meets 3/14 thing, you know. The science center will mark the occasion with a pie walk (a variation on a cake walk); “crafty corner,”...
| Mar 18, 2013
Music still dominates the special-event scene at Orlando's theme parks and attractions this week, but there's also some “Star Wars” and Angry Birds on the horizon. + Reigning “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips performs at...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 11:42 AM
The Orlando Science Center's Laser Light Shows will return for a limited engagement: Fridays and Saturdays from July 1 to Aug. 19.
The shows, an Orlando tradition of sorts, will be in the Dr. Phillips CineDome and will feature classic jams, 28,000...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 2:02 PM
The "Cocktails & Cosmos" event returns to the Orlando Science Center this Saturday, and it will be themed as "Where Science Meets Rock 'n' Roll," a reference to its current exhibit "Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World," which had its world...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:03 AM
What a wild, wet trip these items from the Titanic have had during the past 100 years: Gloriously setting sail from Europe only to have a tragic encounter with an iceberg and rest in the icy waters of the North Atlantic for decades. They were brought up...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Here are my picks for the best happenings at theme parks and attractions for 2012.
•Best new costumes: Storybook Circus, Magic Kingdom. Step right up and see the red, ringmaster-inspired costumes — complete with tails — that fit the...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 8:39 AM
In my very first job, as a door-to-door salesboy for Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal subscriptions, the boss continually used this phrase to his young charges: "Go eat a bug!"
Now, umpteen years later, we all have that dining opportunity, thanks to...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:01 PM
"High Voltage," a new show that revolves around the electron, begins a limited run at the Orlando Science Center on Friday, July 29.
The show looks at the principles of electricity through demontrations using a Singing Tesla Coil, an eight-foot tall...