SciTech celebrates 30 years with 30 events in 2018

SciTech is celebrating its 30th year in 2018. The museum is celebrating with 30 events in 12 months.
On November 28, 2017, SciTech began their year long celebration of the science museum’s 30th anniversary. As part of this milestone celebration, they are hosting 30 events over the next 12 months. Most of the events, like First Fridays, Super SciTech Saturday,the Family STEAM Nights, Egg Drop, and Giving Tuesday are all family-friendly events.
The next event is SciTech’s NOON YEAR’S EVE celebration on Saturday, December 30 from 10 AM – 5 PM. With a balloon drop at noon and a 45-minute show with Jason The Juggler at 1 PM, the entire family will find fun and games throughout the day. There will also be raffles with amazing prizes, including:
   * an escape room experience at Chicago Lock
   * annual passes to Legoland Discovery Center
   * Chicago Wolves hockey tickets
   * Eli’s Cheesecake raffles
Tickets are available for purchase at scitechmuseum.org for $10/person and will be $15/person at the door.

In 2018, SciTech will be celebrating 30 years by having 30 events throughout the twelve months. These events include; Super SciTech Saturdays where children admission is free with a paying adult, First Fridays where all admission is free from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, special events for the entire family to enjoy, and events for just adults.

Take a look at the 30 events below and help SciTech celebrate 30 years.

  1. November 28, 2017 – Giving Tuesday
  2. December 2, 2017 – First Fridays
  3. December 30, 2017 – Noon Year’s Eve Party
  4. January 27, 2018 – Super SciTech Saturday: Frozen Fractals with special guest Mr. Freeze from Fermi Lab
  5. February 2, 2018 – First Fridays
  6. February 22, 2018 –  Winter Family STEAM Night
  7. February 24, 2018 – Super SciTech Saturday: Healthy Me!
  8. March 2, 2018 – First Fridays
  9. March 30, 2018 – Egg Drop
  10. March 31, 2018 – Super SciTech Saturday: Women in STEM
  11. April 6, 2018 – First Fridays
  12. April 14, 2018 – Comedy Night Fundraiser
  13. April 28, 2018 – Super SciTech Saturday: Party for the Planet
  14. May 4, 2018 – First Fridays
  15. May 26, 2018 – Super SciTech Saturday: Racing Rivers
  16. June 1, 2018 – First Fridays
  17. June 16, 2018 – TBA
  18. June 29, 2018 – Super SciTech Saturday – Incredible Insects
  19. July 28, 2018 – Super SciTech Saturday: Amazing Animals with special guest: The Flying Fox Foundation
  20. August 3, 2018 – First Fridays
  21. August 9, 2018 – Summer Family STEAM Night
  22. August 31, 2018 – Super SciTech Saturday: Construction
  23. September 7, 2018 – First Fridays: Happy 30th SciTech
  24. September 29, 2018 – Super SciTech Saturday: Super Storms
  25. September 30, 2018 – 30th Anniversary Celebration
  26. October 5, 2018 – First Fridays
  27. October 27, 2018 – Super SciTech Saturday: Assistive Technology
  28. November 2, 2018 – First Fridays
  29. November 24, 2018 –  Super SciTech Saturday: Lighting the Future
  30. November 27, 2018 – Giving Tuesday

SciTech Hands On Museum is the premier hands on interactive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) museum in the Aurora area. With its three levels of over 200 exhibits SciTech is able to welcome over 75,000 guests annually. The museum also offers various educational programing including; field trips, early childhood programs, outreach, summer camps, special events, scout programs, and much more. Happy birthday, SciTech!

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