Science After Hours


Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

  • Adults
  • Evening
  • Members

The punch will be spiked and the science will sparkle like a sequined gown. Break out your frilliest evening wear and join us for the scientific soirée of the season.

All featured programming runs from 7:00 – 9:45pm unless noted.  


Fels Planetarium 

The Snow Ball Dance Party: A Strange Affair with Riot Nerd

Science After Hours and Riot Nerd join forces to take down the Demogorgan with a Snow Ball Dance Party that will take you to the upside-down and back again.  DJ Baby Berlin spins your favorite late 70's and early 80's pop jams under the dome of the Fels Planetarium for an out of this world dance experience, but be on the lookout for surprises that may lurk in the shadows.

presented with:
Riot Nerd Logo

Franklin Foodworks

Prom Quizzo!

Games at 7:10, 8:10 and 9:10 pm     Approx. 30 minutes

Put on your thinking caps as our Quizzo Master Bryce Remsburg puts you to the test with our prom edition of Science After Hours Quizzo! Each game features a unique round of questions with winners of each game receiving a free pair of tickets to the next Science After Hours: 8-Bit.

Science Presentations

Theater shows have limited seating capacity. Doors will open 10 minutes before each show time and seating will be based on a first come, first served basis.

Franklin Theater

Body Talk

Presentations at 7:40 and 8:40 pm   Approx. 20 minutes

Whether you are the popular one or the wallflower, explore the different ways our body does the talking for us especially with regard to status. Join actor, instructor, improviser and clown Kristen Schier, as she takes us through how our body language can display confidence…or lack thereof whenever we enter the room. 

Pepper Hall

The After Party….During the Party

Yo EVERYBODY!  Come to our sanctioned After Hours prom party and explore some rad activities through a scientific perspective.  Come prepared to sing and play games like Twister, beer pong, and spin the bottle all with a scientific twist!  

Key Hall


Who will be voted ‘hottest’ couple? Who will be deemed the person with the most potential…energy? Join Brittany, Student Body President, Secretary of Future STEM Leaders, Assistant Coach of Ultimate Frisbee, President of the Yearbook Committee, and Treasurer of Moments as she awards Senior Superlatives based on some super challenges.

Benjamin Franklin National Memorial

The Last Dance

Demonstration at 9:50 pm

Join your fellow guests for one final number under the watchful gaze of Ben Franklin and end the night with an explosive finale.

Joel L. Bloom Observatory

Night Sky Observation

Weather Permitting

Join our knowledgeable astronomers as we look at the night sky through our historic 10” Zeiss refracting telescope.

For more information, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions page here

This event is 21+.

Due to the popularity of this event, we strongly recommend that you purchase tickets in advance, as capacity is limited and may sell out. Event information is subject to change.

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Ticket Prices:

$20 for Non-Members

$15 for Members

FREE for The Innovators

All Attendees must be 21+ & IDs are checked at the door