Thursday, December 5 - 6:30PM-9:30PM
Cost: $15 Non-Members; $10 Members
21+ - Tickets on Sale Now - CLICK HERE for online tickets or call 215.448.1200
Leave the kids at home and take your taste buds on a flavor trip! Beer is bitter, snicker doodles are sweet, citrus is sour, stuffing is salty, but what the heck is UMAMI? Do you prefer red wine or white? We'll trick your taste budsyou might be surprised. Taste the African Miracle Berry and sour will become sweet! Ever tried cranberry caviar? Ours is the perfect party treat. Get your taste buds ready for the holidays with twenty sensory stimulating activities!
Thursday, December 12 - 6:00PM-9:00PM
Presentation at 7:00PM: TBA
Cost: $5.00 per person, Free for Members
Join us for an evening of stargazing during our monthly Night Skies in the Observatory event.
About Night Skies in the Observatory
Hosted by Chief Astronomer at The Franklin Institute, Derrick Pitts, the Joel N. Bloom Observatory is open late to the public and offers 5 different telescopes for you to view celestial objects in the sky, including stars, planets, nebulae, and if conditions are right, a galaxy or two. The evening includes a Fels Planetarium show and a lecture or presentation (appropriate for ages 8 and up) on an astronomical or space science topic. The Observatory is staffed with knowledgeable observers and free star maps are provided. Meet some BIG STARS on the second Thursday of each month at The Franklin Institute! Admission is $5.00. Members are free. Advance reservations are not needed. Tickets are sold on-site when you arrive.
To learn more about the Joel N. Bloom Observatory, CLICK HERE.
Saturday, December 14 - 11:00AM-3:00PM
Jordan Lobby near Franklin Foodworks
Free with Museum Admission
Join The Franklin Institute Educators and Executive Chefs from Frog Commissary once a month as we examine topics in Kitchen Science. These fun- and flavor-filled events will engage you in an exploration of food science through hands-on, tastebud-activating activities that help you understand the science behind food and cooking.
The Science Of...
Explore your favorite foods. You'll never look at your meal in the same way again!
CLICK HERE for Kitchen Science information and activities to try at home.
Kitchen Science programs are made possible by a grant from the Don Falconio Memorial Fund.
Additional support provided by:
Rittenhouse Astronomical Society Monthly Meetings!
Bring all of your out-of-this-world questions!
Join The Rittenhouse Astronomical Society on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30PM in the Fels Planetarium. The society offers all persons an opportunity to participate in the activities of an astronomical group at the layman's level. They aim to spread knowledge, awareness, and enjoyment of astronomy and astronomical issues. It is a popular science club that keeps its members up-to-date on the latest developments. No experience is necessary to attend the FREE meetings. Come with your astronomy questions! www.rittenhouseastronomicalsociety.org