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July 2016

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IKEA Family Event
Celebrate Independence Day with Frost Science at IKEA Miami in the Sweetwater District! Use the power of science to uncover the mysteries behind awe-inspiring "tricks" in our Magic Science program. Demonstrations include fire rainbows, changing the color of water with pH indicators, and using dry ice to create a bubbling cauldron!

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: IKEA, 1801 NW 117th Ave, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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Virginia Key North Citizen Science
Join Frost Science's Museum Volunteers for the Environment (MUVE) for a citizen science workday at its living classroom at Virginia Key North Point. As a citizen science volunteer, you will collect and log marine debris from the sea turtle nesting beach, observe birds and other animals in multiple habitats, including a freshwater wetland, and examine trees in the native hardwood hammock for evidence of fruiting and flowering, information that scientists can use to study the effects of a changing climate over time.

This volunteer opportunity is free, but registration is required.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Virginia Key North Point, Arthur Lamb Jr Rd, Miami
Phone Contact: Chelle King 305-434-9560
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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Miami Marlins Sunday Funday
Meet hawks and other birds of prey as our avian biologists explain how these raptors play an important role in South Florida ecosystems, and how we rehabilitate them at our Batchelor Wildlife Center. Then, join the outreach team as they share different ways to help wildlife and their homes throughout Miami-Dade County and beyond.

This is a ticketed event. Admission is included with game tickets.

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Marlins Stadium, 501 Marlins Way, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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Back-to-School Health - Enrollment and Resource Fair
Join Frost Science with Florida Kidcare in Hialeah as we help families get ready for the new school year! In addition to both free health and wellness resources, enriching family activities will be presented by South Florida community partners-our museum included! Energize your summer with our "Watts-Up" electricity demo and "Power the Future" lab as you harness truly shocking STEM-themed experiences and creations.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Goodlet Park, 4200 West 8th Ave, Hialeah
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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August 2016

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The City of Miami Mayor’s Back to School Event
Join Mayor Tomas Regalado at Peacock Park as he invites the City of Miami to prepare for the new school year. Guests receive free backpacks while Frost Science and other local organizations will be on hand with fun, hands-on activities! Visit our pavilion for a variety of STEM-themed experiments.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: TBD
Location: Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Rd, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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IKEA Family Event
Head to Sweetwater’s IKEA Miami and discover the wonders behind electricity through a variety of “shocking” activities in our Watts-Up Electricity Demo! Experiments include a Van Der Graaf generator (be ready for your hair to stand on end!), and a Tesla coil that powers lights, LEDs, and other everyday objects.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: IKEA, 1801 NW 117th Ave, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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Commissioner Edmonson’s Back-to-School Fun Day
It’s that time of year again for Commissioner Edmonson’s Back-to-School event in Liberty City! Families in attendance with school-aged children will receive free backpacks as well as bbq-style treats. Frost Science will be joining the fun by creating take-home bird houses and other avian-themed activities (including using binoculars!) to excite people about science.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Olinda Park, 2101 NW 51st St, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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Mercy Hospital’s Find Your Way Back to School Event
If you like water games, face painting and pony rides, Mercy Hospital’s Coconut Grove campus is this place to be for high-energy family fun! Visit this spirited back-to-school event as Frost Science presents its “Freeeze-It!” liquid nitrogen program at 11:30 a.m.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Mercy Hospital, 3663 South Miami Ave, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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Virginia Key North Citizen Science
Join Frost Science's Museum Volunteers for the Environment (MUVE) for a citizen science workday at its living classroom at Virginia Key North Point. As a citizen science volunteer, you will collect and log marine debris from the sea turtle nesting beach, observe birds and other animals in multiple habitats, including a freshwater wetland, and examine trees in the native hardwood hammock for evidence of fruiting and flowering, information that scientists can use to study the effects of a changing climate over time.

This volunteer opportunity is free, but registration is required.

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Virginia Key North Point, Arthur Lamb Jr Rd, Miami
Phone Contact: Chelle King 305-434-9560
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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Miami Marlins Sunday Funday
At Sunday Funday, it’s “take me out to the ball game to learn about—electricity!” From Tesla coils to UV lights and on to plasma globes and snap circuits, guests will get a truly “electrifying” experience before the big game.

This is a ticketed event. Admission is included with all game tickets.

Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Marlins Stadium, 501 Marlins Way, Miami
Phone Contact: Daniel Mannina 305-434-9571
Email Contact: dmannina@frostscience.org

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