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Lunch Break Science
July 30, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. View upcoming presentations.

Inventing America: From Football Games to the Gas Pump presented by former Delegate Joe T. May, Inventor and Entrepreneur.
Lunch Break Science
August 13, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. View upcoming presentations.

Backyard Butterflies presented by Annie Raup, Lead Butterfly Curator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.
Science After Dark: Monster Edition
August 15, 2014
5:00pm to 9:00pm

Spend an evening in the Museum to experience live science activities including heart dissections and create your own slime. See a special presentation of Bride of Frankenstein in The Dome at 8:30 pm. Discover the search for movie monsters that are more than science fiction in Science After Dark: Space Movie Monsters at 6:30! Fifteen minutes after sunset, weather permitting, share telescopes with Richmond Astronomical Society members. $5/free for members with pass.

Lunch Break Science
August 20, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. View upcoming presentations.

Halloween Haunted Attractions - The Art of the Scare presented by Ryan Sligh, co-founder Red Vein Army and ScreamFreak.com. 
“Destroy All Monsters”
August 22, 2014
8:00pm

Bring your monster-loving friends to see “Destroy All Monsters” — the ninth film in the original Japanese sci-fi Godzilla series. This campy show is complete with live music played by Richmond’s own Goldrush with its unique blend of pop, indie rock and classical! $5

Lunch Break Science
September 10, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. View upcoming presentations.

Feral Hogs:  Virginia: We Have a Problem presented by Aaron Proctor, District Wildlife Biologist, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
Lunch Break Science
September 24, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. View upcoming presentations.

Parks, Trails and Tourism - Connecting the Dots presented by Nathan Burrell, James River Park Superintendent.
Lunch Break Science
October 1, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. View upcoming presentations.

String Science and Sounds from the Violin presented by Jocelyn Adelman, Concert Violinist, Richmond Symphony.
Girls in Science Camp In: E-textiles
October 4, 2014 to October 5, 2014
6:30pm to 9:00am

Middle school girls join forces with professional women scientists to develop soft circuits and create their own wearable technology! Please call 804.864.1400 to make a reservation. $10.

Lunch Break Science
October 8, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. View upcoming presentations.

My Brain…My Magnificent Motherboard presented by Anne McDonnell, MPA, OTR/L, Executive Director, Brain Injury Association of Virginia.
Kugel Ball 2014: Fire & Ice
October 11, 2014
6:30pm

Join us for a black-tie evening as we honor Mr. and Mrs. John H. Wick III, raise awareness and support for the Museum’s mission: Inspiring Virginians to enrich their lives through science. For tickets and information click here or call 804.864.1548.

Lunch Break Science
October 15, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. View upcoming presentations.

Finding and Excavating World Class Jurassic-Age Dinosaurs in Wyoming presented by Bob Simon, President, Dinosaur Safaris Inc.
Lunch Break Science
October 22, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. View upcoming presentations.

BATS: Be Afraid presented by Bonnie Miles, Certified Virginia Master Naturalist.
Lunch Break Science
December 10, 2014
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pack a lunch and join us. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free. View upcoming presentations.

Managing a Crowded Ocean: The Nature Conservancy’s Work in the Mid-Atlantic Seascape presented by Michael Lipford, State Director, Virginia chapter, The Nature Conservancy.