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A night at the museum exclusively for “middle school” students


the_discovery_after_dark-300x201-8079014-4502226DISCOVERY MUSEUM NEWS RELEASE – On Friday, June 14, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) will open its door after hours for ‘The Discovery After Dark’, a special event exclusively for students in grades 7 to 9.

The Discovery After Dark will feature hands-on science experiments, a variety of art projects including tie dye science, a live DJ, and a Facebook photo booth so attendees can share their museum experience with their family and friends.

“The first ‘After Dark’ event was a huge success,” said Patrick Turner, marketing manager. “With the second event we have planned even more fun, artistic and scientific opportunities for this age group.”

Tickets for The Discovery After Dark are $10 for Discovery members and $15 for nonmembers. Tickets can be purchased online at www.nvdm.org or at the museum’s admission desk during normal museum hours. Attendees can purchase a slice of pizza and a soda or bottled water at the event for just $5. The Discovery After Dark is a drop-off event. Parents are welcome, but not required to chaperon.

For more information about The Discovery After Dark and other upcoming activities at the museum, visit the calendar of events on the museum’s website at www.nvdm.org.

The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum is a locally founded nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. The Discovery’s vision is to inspire curiosity, creativity and the joy of lifelong learning for all children and families of northern Nevada. The museum provides opportunities to discover science, art and local history through open-ended, interactive and fun exhibits and hands-on educational programs. Explore a cave, build a house, race across Nevada, and climb into the clouds – these are just some of the many adventures found at The Discovery.

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