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.


    Toledo Area Parent – Photo Contest

    Submit your favorite photo, taken while at Imagination Station, and be entered to win!


    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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    Engineer It!

    May 2 – August 9
    Engineer It! is back temporarily inside our flexible gallery. Explore how engineers think up new things, test them and then rebuild them to bring us the products we use every day.



    June 14, Noon – 4pm
    We are combining science and animals! Encounter a variety of animals including reptiles, bats, a baby shark and a skunk. Explore the science of animals by dissecting owl pellets and creating chromatography butterflies.

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    Celebrate Father’s Day

    June 16 – 21
    Harness the science of electricity and make a papertronic card for your dad’s special day. Celebrate Father’s Day on June 21 at Imagination Station, and dads get in FREE*!


    4th of July Science

    June 30 – July 5
    We will be open and celebrating Independence Day “science style”! Join us for special activities and a Science of Fireworks demonstration on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


    Hero Day

    July 18, 10am – 4pm
    Meet local heroes as they educate you on safety preparedness and career opportunities. Explore emergency vehicles, safety gear and so much more.

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    Meet Superheroes on Hero Day!

    July 18, 11am – 3pm
    Bruce Wayne and his arch arch nemesis (and sometimes ally) Selina Kyle join us for Hero Day. Meeting real-life heroes in our community, and take your photo with Hollywood’s version of superheroes.

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    Rocket Science

    August 4 – 9
    Trajectory, fuel and so much more. Use Newton’s third law of motion to propel objects high into the sky. The science of rockets is about to blast off!

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    Water Rocket Challenge

    August 8 & 9
    Discover the engineer within… This exciting science challenge gives kids of all ages the opportunity to design and build their own rocket.


    Open Labor Day

    September 7, 10am – 5pm
    Spend your day off with us and explore the science center.


    The Bash6

    September 19, 7pm
    Imagination Station is turning six! It’s our birthday, so we’re throwing the biggest, craziest, most EXTREME science party you’ve ever seen – The Bash6. This annual fundraiser, infuses the science of taste, sound and entertainment into one unforgettable evening.

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    MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

    October 17 – January 10, 2016
    Discover the madness behind the method! Apply the scientific method to uncover the truth behind popular myths.

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    Monster Bash

    October 22, 6 – 8pm
    Gather your zombie family for a haunting evening filled with special activities and demonstrations that’ll trick your eyes and treat your mind!


    Cookies & Cocoa with Claus

    December 3, 6 – 8pm
    This members-only pajama dance party with the big guy, Santa Claus. This festive night blends holiday cookies and cocoa with cool science.


Past Events Archive

Check out some of our past events.

  • Summer Camp

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