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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    Dinosaurs Unearthed

    October 25, 2014 – 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

    Now – December
    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, 2015
    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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    1 Millionth Visitor

    Congratulations to the Jerew Family!

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    Enter to Win Tickets for Disney on Ice

    November 18 – November 24
    Answer trivia found on Imagination Station’s Facebook Page and fill out the form for your chance to win. Every day you participate is another entry.

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    Tabletop Science

    November 18 – 30
    Impress your family this Thanksgiving with a little bit of science! Learn all the tips and tricks of doing science at the dinner table with interactive experiments.

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    Frostology: The Science of the Season

    December 2 – January 4
    The weather outside is frightful, but our science is so delightful. Frostology will explore the slippery science of snow, make engineers out of elves and create masterpieces from paper with our holiday-themed activities and demonstrations.

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    Cookies & Cocoa with Claus

    December 4, 6 – 8pm
    Reserve your spot for this members-only pajama dance party with the big guy, Santa Claus. This festive night blends holiday cookies and cocoa with cool science.

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    Snowflake Workshops

    December 27 & 28, Noon – 4pm
    Learn the art of Scherenschnitte (paper cutting) with snowflake expert, Mary Gaynier. Make beautiful creations to decorate your home all winter.

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    LEGO® Workshops

    December 28 & 29
    Build It! visits Imagination Station. Build a giant snowflake out of K’NEX, race LEGO sleds and even send reindeer soaring across the room! Included in the cost of admission. Join us for one of our open workshops or reserve your spot in one of our Members-only workshops.

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    Dinosaur Walk

    December 28 & 29
    Get up-close and personal with a life-size, baby T. rex! Be prepared to step back in time and meet this giant, anatomically-perfect, realistic puppet which stands over 8′ tall and 12′ long! Included in the cost of admission. Timed ticketing required.

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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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    Open Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    January 19
    We will be open from 10am – 5pm in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

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    Scientific Sweetness

    February 10 – 15, 2015
    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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    National Engineering Week

    February 24 – March 1, 2015
    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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    EGGstreme Science

    March 28 – April 12, 2015
    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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    Green Science

    April 21 – 26, 2015
    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*!

    

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.