Spring Durango Discovery Museum events announced
Egg Candling and Chick Holding
Daily in April 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Experience the life cycle of a chick from hour 1 to day 21, by cuddling your own baby chick and learning fun chicken facts. Included with museum admission. Information: durangodiscovery.org or (970) 259-9234.
Lego League Practice
Wednesday, April 10, 4 p.m.
Are you a Lego fan? Do you like robots? Yeah. Learn about Lego NXT Robots and what it takes to compete in the annual, regional First Lego League.
Free: Trivia Night at the Museum
Thursday, April 11, 6 p.m.
Ready for the tough questions? FREE trivia nights every Thursday in 2013. Join a team or build your own.
Nano Days Interactive Switch
Friday, April 12, 4 to 4:30 p.m.
Watch us switch out the activities in our NanoZone and be the first to interact with the latest nano exhibits. Explore how 3D images are made, investigate new nano products and materials, and imagine what the world might look like if we could build an elevator to space.
Local Renewable Energy, Dreams for our Future
Tuesday, April 16, 5 to 6 p.m.
Britt Bassett will speak about local renewable energy in The Powerhouse Theater.
Free durangodiscovery.org (970) 259-9234.
Free Community Cinema: The Island President
Wednesday, April 17, 5:30 to 8 p.m.After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea. The film will be followed by a panel discussion led by Durango's new mayor, Dick White. Special thanks to our sponsors: Solar Seminars and 4CORE Net Zero Home Spotlight.
Free; donations welcome. Refreshments available.
durangodiscovery.org (970) 259-9234.
Wed, May 1, 6 to 8 p.m.No parent zone. Grab your friends and come on over to the Powerhouse for an experimental time with robotic hands, musical synthesizers, eyeball dissections, Mario Cart competitions, liquid nitrogen-laced snacks and more. Curiosity required, weirdness encouraged.
Free. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.