Legends of the Night Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

legendsLegends of the Night Sky takes an imaginative look at the stories and legends about Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky.

Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

TouchTank_400x200Help feed live sea stars, hermit crabs, sea urchins, burrfish, and other marine animals.


Science Hall Exploration @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

IP_SciHall_200x200Explore the hands-on exhibits in the Paul Dennis Science Hall. The new Nano exhibit opens on July 16!

Sea Turtle Talk @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

11091507-sea-turtle-swimming-in-oceanMembers of the Sunset Beach Sea Turtle Patrol talk about the life cycle of the loggerhead sea turtles that nest on Sunset Beach every summer. Learn how you can help protect these magnificent creatures.

Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

pangaeaWhen two children embark on a geology field trip, they are thrown into a fantastic voyage where they witness incredible geological wonders and learn the mysterious process that shaped our present-day continents.

Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

sea_monstersJourney 80 million years back in time to an age where mighty dinosaurs dominated the land — and an equally astonishing assortment of ferocious creatures swarmed, hunted, and fought for survival beneath the vast, mysterious prehistoric seas. See stunning, photo-realistic images of some of the most awesome predators ever to prowl the Earth’s oceans.

Ocean Isle Fire & Rescue Program @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

fire-engine-100173885The Ocean Isle Beach Fire Department brings a fire truck and beach rescue equipment to the Museum parking lot, weather permitting.

Undiscovered Worlds @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

undiscovered_worldsThis show explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Through the discovery of exoplanets – the hundreds of planets that have been found orbiting stars beyond the Sun – we have learned that our solar system is not alone in the universe and have had to redefine our understanding of planets and solar systems.

Who Are You Swimming With? @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

images-2This is a fun and informative program where kids will learn how to play and swim safely in the water and enjoy the animals found in the ocean and on our beaches. Includes a craft activity for kids.

Back to the Moon for Good @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

back_to_moonWho will win the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE? Back To The Moon For Good tells the story of teams around the world that are competing for the largest incentivized prize in history by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon for the first time in more than 40 years. To win the Google Lunar XPRIZE, a team must land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon, navigate 500 meters over the lunar surface, and send video, images and data back to Earth. This global competition is designed to spark imagination and inspire a renewed commitment to space exploration, not by governments or countries – but by the citizens of the world. Narrated by Tim Allen.