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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    Imagination Station Survey

    Tell us what you think. Take our brief survey and be entered to win a Kindle Fire HDX! Your feedback will help Imagination Station to continually improve and provide the best possible experience for guests and members.

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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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    Dinosaurs Unearthed

    Now – April 12, 2015
    Experience a new reality with an adventure back in time 65 million years. Actively engage in a unique and entertaining learning experience and discover roaring, moving, life-size, animatronic dinosaurs.

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    Little Scientist Workshops

    Registration Now Open
    These programs encourage families with young children, ages 3 – 5, to investigate the world around them. RSVP today!

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    Homeschool Workshops

    Now – April, 2015
    This monthly program covers a variety of topics – from chemistry to astronomy and all the fun, messy science in-between!

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    Dinosaurs Unearthed Visitor Discounts

    Now – April 12
    When you visit Dinosaurs Unearthed, you get added bonuses! Simply show your Dinosaurs Unearthed ticket at participating locations and receive discounts and free items at restaurants in the downtown Toledo area.

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    Scout Programs

    Now – March
    Have a blast earning your pin, badge and belt loop with our live demonstrations, ever-changing activities in Science Studio and unlimited fun!

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    Jan-u-AIR-y

    January 6 – 31
    Air surrounds us every day, and we hardly ever stop to think about how powerful it really is. Explore the strange properties of air with some air-raising experiments at Imagination Station all month long.

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    Scientific Sweetness

    February 10 – 15
    In celebration of Valentine’s Day, we’re sinking our teeth into the delicious world of sugar.

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    GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

    February 14 – May 17, 2015
    Rock out and discover the science and history behind the instrument that revolutionized music: the guitar. Explore all facets of the world’s most popular instrument – from its evolution into an instrument of popular culture to the science of creating sound with wood and steel.

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    Open Presidents’ Day

    February 16
    Imagination Station will be open from 10am – 5pm for Presidents’ Day!

    National Engineering Week

    National Engineering Week

    February 24 – March 1
    Help us celebrate as we Think It. Build It. Test It… Do It Again! Explore the engineering design process and discover that creativity and imagination are essential skills for an engineer.

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    Paper Tower Challenge

    February 28 & March 1
    Will you accept the challenge? Put your innovation skills to the test. During this challenge, build an 18-inch tall tower constructed solely from newspaper and tape that can support the weight of an ordinary baseball.

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    Little Scientists Week

    March 10 -15
    This week is dedicated to our littlest scientists: kindergarten age and younger. Visit Imagination Station, and explore the age-appropriate activities for our littlest audience.

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    Spring Break Holiday Hours

    Open Monday, March 30 & April 6
    Spring Break is often a time when families are looking for something fun to do together. Check out our holiday hours and plan your visit to Imagination Station.

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    EGGstreme Science

    March 28 – April 12
    Spring into Imagination Station and explore the science of eggs. Stand eggs on end, pull eggs into a bottle and make naked eggs.

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    Egg Drop Challenge

    April 4, 11am – 4pm
    Can you protect an egg from a 20ft drop? Come to Imagination Station and take a crack at this challenge.

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    Closed Easter Sunday

    April 5
    We will be closed on Easter Sunday but will be back open Monday, April 6.

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    Green Science

    April 21 – 26
    Reduce, reuse, recycle. Find new uses for old items, and earn your ‘green’ thumb by digging in our unconventional garden.

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    Mother’s Day Activities

    May 5 – 10
    Join us in Science Studio and make duct tape gifts for your mom for her special day. Celebrate Mother’s Day on May 10 at Imagination Station and moms get in FREE*!

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    Innovation Week

    May 12 – 17
    Allow your creativity to flourish at Imagination Station as you innovate and explore the creative, fun side of science.

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    Father’s Day Activities

    June 16 – 21
    Join us in Science Studio, and use your mechanical engineering skills to harness the elastic power of a rubber band and make a wind-up car for Dad. Celebrate Father’s Day on June 21 at Imagination Station, and dads get in FREE*!

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    Summer Camp

    June 15 – August 14
    While it’s HOT and steamy outside, we’ve got fun-filled, weeklong summer camps loaded with COOL science for you to experience.

    

Past Events Archive

Check out some of our past events.

  • Dinosaurs Unearthed

    October 25-April 12, 2015
    Experience a new reality with an adventure back in time 65 million years. Actively engage in a unique and entertaining learning experience and discover roaring, moving, life-size animatronic dinosaurs as well as educational interactives, skeletons, fossils, a predator scene and much more! *Timed ticket required. Tickets available online.

    Scout Programs

    November – March
    Have a blast earning your pin, badge and belt loop with our live demonstrations, ever-changing activities in Science Studio and unlimited fun!

    Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World

    February 14 – May 17, 2015
    Rock out and discover the science and history behind the instrument that revolutionized music: the guitar. Explore all facets of the world’s most popular instrument – from its evolution into an instrument of popular culture to the science of creating sound with wood and steel.