Science North

The fun never ends at Science North!

(SUDBURY, ON) – The fun doesn’t have to end with the end of summer! Experience science like never before and have the perfect night out, experience something perfect for everyone with NIGHTLIFE, Science Social and Science Cafés! Save the date, Halloween is almost here and Dynamic Earth is hosting Pumpkinfero’s five-year anniversary and so much more!


Science Social – Food and Drink Pairings
Discover how to expertly pair food and drink to ignite your taste buds with the help of renowned local chef, Mark Gregorini from Verdicchio Ristorante! Savour hors d’oeuvres while sipping on cocktails and learn about the science of taste. Tickets include a four-course tasting menu with beverage pairings. Enjoy a fun night out and be the star of your next dinner party.
September 13, 2018
7 pm – 10 pm at Science North
Public: $60
Members save 10%
sciencenorth.ca/adults


Stars over Killarney
Stars over Killarney is a celebration of 150 years of astronomy in Canada and 125 years of Provincial Parks in Ontario. Explore astronomy during Science Literacy Week and enjoy awe-inspiring views of the stars, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn!
The full day event includes a special Planetarium show at Science North, transportation, expert speaker, a night hike through a scale model of our solar system and more!
Hosted by Science North and Ontario Parks in partnership with the Sudbury and North Bay Astronomy Clubs, and sponsored by the Canadian Space Agency and NSERC.
September 22, 2018
2:00pm to 12:00am Starting at Science North
Adults: $35
Seniors (65+): $33
Youth (13 to 17): $33
Children (12 and under): $30
Members save 10%!
sciencenorth.ca/science-literacy


Science Café E-addiction: is your cell phone a drug?
Addiction to technology is a growing issue as it infiltrates every point of our lives. We now play
hyper-realistic video games, we invest and foster our relationships through social media, and we
are expected to be in touch through mobile devices at all times. But when using technology
becomes compulsive and interferes with daily life, can we diagnose this as an addiction? Eaddiction,
like other addictions can cause neurological complications, psychological
disturbances, and social problems. How is technology designed to promote prolonged
engagement? How does our brain react to technology? Is e-addiction a symptom of other
disorders such as anxiety or depression? How do we treat this new and evolving disorder?
September 25, 2018
7:30 pm at the Taphouse Northern Grill + Pub
FREE!
sciencenorth.ca/adults


Totally Gross PA Day
PA Days are back! This giggle-inducing camp will have kids learning the gross side of science.
In a fun environment, they will learn about a variety of topics including scabs, poop, and snot.
September 28, 2018
Ages 4 to 11
sciencenorth.ca/fundays


NIGHTLIFE on the Rocks: Science & Art Collide
See what happens when science and art collide! Hint: It’s like Art Attack with beer. Turn trash
into treasure with plastic fusion, learn from expert guest artists and get your hands dirty with
pottery! Gather your friends, show off your creativity and enjoy a fun night out you can’t find
anywhere else!
September 28, 2018
7:00pm – 10:00pm at Science North
Public: $17.50
Members: FREE
If a Nightlife event falls within the month of your birthday, your admission is FREE!
Ages: 19+ event
sciencenorth.ca/adults


Save the Date: Halloween Members Appreciation Night
Something big is coming on October 4th – mark your calendars and save the date, our event of
the year is worth the wait. Warning: it will be a SPOOKTACULAR good time.

Save the Date: Halloween at Dynamic Earth is back!
Experience family fun, frights and delights like never before at Dynamic Earth this October!
Check out Pumpkinferno, the Tunnel of Terror and more!
Every Friday to Sunday from 5:00pm – 11:00pm
More details to follow!


Planetarium Show – We Are Stars

What are we made of?
Where did it all come from?
Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect life on Earth to
the evolution of the Universe by following the formation of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of
Carbon, and the molecules for life. With expert input from leading scientists to leading
cosmologists, astrophysicists, astro-chemists, planetary scientists and astro-biologists we present
humanity’s current understanding of where everything, including us, came from.

45 minutes, includes live content delivered by a Bluecoat
All ages
Visit sciencenorth.ca for General and Member Pricing
sciencenorth.ca/planetarium


Playing at the Science North IMAX Theatre in September

The Science North IMAX Theatre is only one of five in Canada to host world’s most state-ofthe-
art advanced cinema technology IMAX with laser. The Science North IMAX Theatre now
offers the best cinematic programming available, whether the film is in the classic IMAX or
IMAX® 3D format for both documentaries as well as feature- length Hollywood films.
sciencenorth.ca/imax

The Greatest Showman
Coming Soon
“The Greatest Showman” is a bold and original musical that celebrates the birth of show business
and the sense of wonder we feel when dreams come to life. Inspired by the ambition and
imagination of P.T. Barnum, “The Greatest Showman” tells the story of a visionary who rose
from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. “The
Greatest Showman” is directed by exciting new filmmaker, Michael Gracey, with songs by
Academy Award® winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (“La La Land”) and starring Academy
Award nominee Hugh Jackman. Jackman is joined by Zac Efron, Academy Award nominee
Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya.

The Incredibles 2
Coming September 7
Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2” – but this time Helen is in
the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of
“normal” life. It’s a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still
unaware of baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and
dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again—which is easier
said than done, even when they’re all Incredible.

Backyard Wilderness
Coming September 5
Follow Katie, a young girl, and her modern family living next to the woods who are blind to the
real-life spectacle around them, absorbed by an array of electronic devices in their busy lives.
Katie gradually discovers the intricate secrets that nature has hidden so close to her front door
and we experience the joy she finds in her interactions with this new world. The film reminds us
that Wi-Fi is not the only connection that matters and that sometimes in ordinary places, you can
uncover extraordinary things that can transform you forever – you just need to step outside.

Galapagos 3D
Now Playing
An amazingly immersive cinematic experience, Galapagos delves deep into the largely unknown
waters surrounding the volcanic archipelago to explore the natural wonders of a realm that is
truly a living natural science laboratory.

About Science North
Science North is Northern Ontario’s most popular tourist attraction and an educational resource
operating the second- and eighth-largest science centres in Canada. Science North’s attractions
include a science centre, IMAX® theatre, planetarium, butterfly gallery, special exhibits hall,
and Dynamic Earth: Home of the Big Nickel. Science North also oversees an award-winning
International Sales unit, which develops custom and ready-made exhibits and multimedia
experiences for sale to science centres, museums, and other cultural institutions all over the
world. Science North, in partnership with Laurentian University, offers North America’s first
and only comprehensive Science Communication program, a joint Master’s and Diploma
program. As part of its mandate, Science North provides science experiences throughout
Northern Ontario including outreach to schools and festivals, summer science camps and more,
Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature
that are right under our noses – in our own backyards. Spanning a seasonal year around a suburban
home, the film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife images and behavior – all captured by
cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor and pond bottom, to
reveal its inhabitants in rare and breathtaking intimacy.
Part adventure, part scientific expedition, part personal quest, and part fantastic voyage, this
unprecedented non-fiction film takes audiences on a journey with marine biologist Dr. Carole
Baldwin, from the Smithsonian Institutions’s Museum of Natural History, on her first trips to the
famed Galapagos Islands.
and has a permanent base in Thunder Bay providing outreach to the Northwest. Science North is
an agency of the Government of Ontario. For more information please visit sciencenorth.ca. For
more information please visit ScienceNorth.ca.

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