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FREE PlayDates

Thanks to Norton Children’s Hospital, free early-childhood PlayDates are back at Kentucky Science Center.

Exclusively for visitors ages 0-4 and their adult caregivers, PlayDates take the big kids out of the equation, letting little ones freely investigate, build, experience, and share.

PlayDates provide free access to Science in Play powered by PNC Grow Up Great, a progressive, next-generation learning experience that empowers young kids and their families to learn together and for life.

Through their underwriting, Norton Children’s Hospital helps the Science Center combat school readiness statistics by specifically encouraging families without the resources to regularly visit Science in Play to take advantage of every Playdate as they prepare their children for Kindergarten.

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WHERE:

Kentucky Science Center, 727 West Main Street,
Science in Play powered by PNC Grow Up Great

WHO:

Children ages 0-4 and their families or caregivers

COST:

FREE

WHEN:

Monthly PlayDates occur on select Thursdays from 5:00 – 7:00 PM through December 2017

February 16, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Theme: Healthy Hearts in recognition of American Heart Month

March 16, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Theme: Nutrition & Mindful Eating in recognition of National Nutrition Month and National School Breakfast Week

April 27, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Theme: Positive Parenting Solutions in recognition of Every Kid Healthy™ Week

May 18, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Theme: Stress Reduction in recognition of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

June 15, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Theme: Firework Safety in recognition of Fireworks Safety and National Safety Month

July 20, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Theme: Staying Hydrated

August 17, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Theme: Back to School Safety

September 21, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Theme: Helmets That Fit

October 19, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Theme: Pedestrian Safety: Be Safe, Be Seen

November 16, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Theme: Breath Easy: Lung Health

December 21, 2017 | 5:00-7:00 PM | Theme: Hand Hygiene


THERE ARE EVEN MORE EXCITING THINGS AVAILABLE FOR OUR YOUNGEST GUESTS AND THEIR FAMILIES…

The new SCIENCE IN PLAY is NOW OPEN!

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After implementing two temporary and experimental iterations of Science in Play over the past 3 years, we’ve heard loud and clear that YOU LOVE IT… and we do too!This NEW exhibit envelops the entire first floor, encompassing the space previously dedicated to KidZone and also the central gallery previously home to traveling exhibitions. FIND OUT MORE!