December 21, 2011

Contact: Dan Nasitka

MEDIA ADVISORY

Manager of Public Relations

Email: dnasitka@discoverycube.org
Phone:  (714) 913-5018

 

Embargoed until Dec. 26th – 8:00 a.m.


DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER HOSTS “NOON YEAR’S EVE” CELEBRATION

WHAT:

Discovery Science Center (DSC) will host a “Noon Year’s Eve” celebration to help ring in 2012 with a countdown, hats, streamers, beads and a Ginger Ale toast. Party while the sun is still up with kids and parents while also taking part in four learning stations themed around celebrating the coming New Year.

Learning Stations include:

  • Alka Seltzer Rocket – Witness a chemical reaction and watch gas expand, causing a canister to pop and fly in the air!
  • Paper Poppers – Make a paper popper that lets out a sound as it is thrown with force towards the ground.
  • Tambourines – Create a tambourine out of paper plates and beans, while learning about sound.
  • Time Zone – Learn about the different time zones around the world.

 

WHERE:                 

Discovery Science Center

2500 North Main St.

Santa Ana, CA 92705

 

WHEN:

Saturday, December 31, 2011

12:00 p.m. – First countdown and toast.

2:00 p.m. – Second countdown and toast.

 

WHO:                      

General admission guests at DSC.


R.S.V.P.:

Media interested in attending the Discovery Science Center Noon Year’s Eve should contact Dan Nasitka at dnasitka@discoverycube.org or (714) 913-5018.


ABOUT DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER

Imaginations run wild through more than 100 hands-on exhibits at Discovery Science Center, Orange County’s leading destination for hands-on science fun. Take the Eco Challenge and become a green superhero, feel the power of a real rocket engine “launch”, explore the inner workings of a two-story tall dinosaur and try your best slap shot against the Anaheim Duck’s goalie! Since 1998, Discovery Science Center has been a non-profit organization dedicated to educating young minds, assisting teachers and increasing public understanding of science, math and technology through interactive exhibits and programs. Open daily at 10am. For further information, call us at (714) 542-CUBE or visit us online www.discoverycube.org.

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