Calendar of Events

Imagination Station has an ever changing calendar of events that makes every visit to the science center different from the last. With events for kids of all ages, you're sure to find fun for the entire family. Below is a listing of current and upcoming events.

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    KIDSPACE Science Studio

    Tuesday – Sunday, 11am & Sunday, 1pm
    Don’t miss our weekly activity in the Little KIDSPACE Science Studio. We will read an exciting, interactive story to your child, and then everyone gets a chance to complete a fun activity to take home!

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    Summer Camp

    Registration is now OPEN!
    While it’s HOT and steamy outside, we’ve got four fun-filled, weeklong summer camps loaded with COOL science for you to experience.

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    IDEA Lab

    Opening May 27
    Think. Create. Innovate.
    Step inside a world of science, art, engineering and design where you will explore with familiar materials and construct your own understanding of the world around you.

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    Think Tank Workshop: Blinky Badges

    May 27 – June, 1pm & 3pm
    On Saturday’s and Sunday’s, make your mark with a Blinky Badge when you put your new soldering skills to work and apply LED light bulbs and a battery to your creation.

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    Tinkering Space Activity: Jitter Critters

    May 27 – June
    Design a creature to bring to life! You’ll learn how to use a motor to get your creature moving. Teach your critter to dance and doodle, slide and shake in a way that’s all your own.

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    Python Programming: A Minecraft Workshop Series

    Every Sunday in June
    Discover the basics of Python through the popular game Minecraft, where the only limit is your imagination!

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    Design Zone

    Opens May 27
    Discover the fun behind the design. Go behind the scenes and explore how video game developers, music producers, roller coaster designers and other creative problem solvers use math and science to create something amazing!

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    Celebrate Father’s Day

    June 19, Noon – 5pm
    Imagination Station is celebrating dads on their special day. We will be open from Noon – 5pm, and when the kids come with him, Dad gets in FREE*!

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    A Tasting Adventure

    June 22, 6 – 8pm
    It’s A Tasting Adventure like you’ve never been on before! Join us as Dr. Robin Tucker-Falconer guides you through a series of unique tasting experience using a Miracle Fruit so you can experiment with HOW you taste.

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    Water Rocket Challenge

    June 25 & 26
    Discover the engineer within… This exciting science challenge gives kids of all ages the opportunity to design and build their own rocket.

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    Tinkering Space Activity: Crank Puppets

    July
    Design and build your own simple machine. Learn the basics of mechanics, including gear ratios, cams and followers.

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    Think Tank Workshop: Kid Car Construction

    July, 1pm & 3pm
    On Saturday’s and Sunday’s it’s off to the races! Design your own car, picking the materials that will make it the best.

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    Tinkering Space Activity: Playing with Light

    August
    This open-ended activity allows for unlimited discovery as you learn more about how different colors of light interact and the awe-inspiring result – a truly illuminating experience.

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    Think Tank Workshop: Shoebox Pinball

    August, 1pm & 3pm
    It’s not just a box – it’s your very own new gaming contraption. On Saturday’s and Sunday’s use everyday materials to create your own version of a pinball-like machine.

    

Past Events Archive

Check out some of our past events.

  • Imagination Station, Toledo's Science Center

    IDEA Lab


    Light it up. Send it soaring. Take it apart. Make it spin. Make it yours! Be the first to explore science, art, engineering and design as you construct robots, build marble races and wire circuits. Light up your imagination in the most creative place in town – IDEA Lab.

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    Design Zone


    Create your own: video game, dance beat, roller coaster and more.
    Discover the fun behind the design. Go behind the scenes and explore how video game developers, music producers, roller coaster designers and other creative problem solvers use math and science to create something amazing!