Basin Science Center
April Vacation Week
Open Daily April 17 -25,1999,12:30--4:30 p.m.
Admission: $2 Adults, $1 Children 2-12 years old
Astronomy Discovery Day, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
The Vermont Astronomical Society returns for a
second year, hosting a great afternoon, of leaning about what's in
the sky right now & observing through telescopes.
Flowers-To-Go, 1:00-2:00 p.m
Join the National Gardening Association and make your own
take-home pot of annuals for this summer's garden. All plants &
materials provided. You are encouraged to bring your own innovative
Pasta Vehicle Build & Test, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Bottle Rockets Build & Test, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Gain hands-on
experience and have fun building and testing model rockets and
vehicles with teachers Dennis Ferrari and Joe Barry from Burlington
Friday, April 23,
Make a 'Lake Book'! 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Create a take-home picture book of your favorite lake
experiences with well-known local artist Janet Fredericks. Must call
for reservations! For parents and children ages 5 and up.
Earth Day at the Science Center, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Artspace and the Lake Champlain Basin Science Center present
the third annual Earth Day Waterfront Sculpture Project. Collect
found objects and create your own beautiful sculpture. Prizes
awarded to all participants!
- Also: Facepainting, Storytelling (Wolfsong),
Science Talk with "Dr. Fish" Including "Stella the Sturgeon", "Snydley
Wasteful" and "Earthy Turtle"
- Special Tours of the "Living
Machine" Wastewater Treatment System in South Burlington - A van
will leave hourly from the Science Center entrance. Sponsored by
Living Technologies, Inc.