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Schiele Science Cafe

Thu., Oct. 2, 6-8 p.m.
phone 704-866-6910
sarae@cityofgastonia.com

Gather for a face-to-face lively discussion about intriguing topics with an actual scientist! Ask questions, share opinions, and express ideas with other science lover’s in this relaxed and friendly social environment. No science background is necessary, just bring an open mind! The evening will begin with a round of science trivia, so nerd up! Our guest speaker, Dr. Luke Dollar, conservation scientist, National Geographic Emerging Explorer and head of National Geographic’s Big Cat Initiative, will be discussing African predator conservation. Adult beverages available and snacks provided. $5 admission includes one adult beverage.

http://www.schielemuseum.org/index.php
Schiele Museum of Natural History (map)
1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
General Charlotte Area
phone 704-866-6900
Schiele Science Cafe

Re/Presenting HIV/AIDS Art Exhibit

Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays, Sundays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through Oct. 5
phone 704-894-2519

Works of art in "Re/Presenting HIV/AIDS" examine the visual representations of HIV/AIDS from scientific and artistic perspectives of several different contributors. Free. Van Every/Smith Galleries of the Belk Visual Arts Center. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and noon to 4 p.m. weekends. For more information call 704-894-2519. Free

Neil Goldberg: Anthology at SECCA

Sundays, 1-5 p.m., Thursdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Oct. 5
phone 336-725-1904

As part of SECCA’s solo series, Anthology explores three aspects of the conceptual artist Neil Goldberg’s ethos of incorporating life into art. Focusing on the fleeting, overlooked and personal aspects of daily experience and his studio practice, this show gathers video, photography and objects of the last 15 years and debuts Ten-and-a-Half Years of To-Dos (2014), a five-channel audio-visual installation. Free

http://secca.org/exhibition/neil-goldberg-contemporary-art-museum-north-carolina/

LGBTQ Perspectives on Equality

Through Jan. 25, 2015

This new series at Levine Museum of the New South focuses on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history. Through four exhibits, visitors get an in-depth look at activists and the past and current triumphs and struggles faced by LGBTQ people, nationally and locally. (Anita Overcash) $5-$8; free for children 5 and under

Levine Museum of the New South (map)
200 E. 7th St.
Uptown
phone 704-333-1887
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Out of the Shadows: Gay America from Kinsey to Stonewall

Through Jan. 25, 2015

The exhibit explains the story of how the country sought to define what it meant to be gay and lesbian in post-War and pre-Stonewall America.

Levine Museum of the New South (map)
200 E. 7th St.
Uptown
phone 704-333-1887

Charlotte Nature Museum Exhibits

Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m.

Features live exhibits of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians native to North Carolina. Get close to wildlife by walking among butterflies in a Butterfly Pavilion, observing live animals in both Creative Cavern and Insect Alley, hanging out in "Our Big Backyard" or exploring the Paw Paw Nature Trail.

Charlotte Nature Museum (map)
1658 Sterling Road
South Charlotte
phone 704-372-6261

Explore More Stuff

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m.

Discover the secrets of stuff through chemistry and physics in this exhibit, which allows visitors to experiment with forces and materials that involve magnetism, electricity and more. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old

Discovery Place (map)
301 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-372-6261

Mecklenburg: Crossroads of Commerce

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

Tells the story of Charlotte from the nation's first Gold Rush through the Civil War, World War II and other significant events leading to the present day. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old

Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 704-568-1774

Settlement in the Backcountry

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

Learn about 18th century settlers who traveled the Great Wagon Road into the rugged N.C. Piedmont frontier. You can also view Charlotte as it appeared in 1775 through an interactive diorama. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old

Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 704-568-1774

Solving the Rock House Mysteries

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

Chronicles the restoration of the Alexander homesite and explores the names, faces, myths and legends surrounding the more than 230-year-old home. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old

Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 704-568-1774

Cool Stuff

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m.

Exhibit explores science and physics through hands-on interaction and experimentation. The exhibit allows visitors to launch objects into the air, lie on a bed of nails, crush a garbage can, use a laser to listen to secret messages and more. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old

Discovery Place (map)
301 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-372-6261

KidScience

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m.
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Fun and learning go hand in hand at this exhibit for young visitors. The stimulating atmosphere relates to science and math. Children will learn by touching and testing different environments and activities, including water tables, wind tunnels, blocks, gears and air tubes. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old

Discovery Place (map)
301 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-372-6261

World Alive

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m.

Exhibit explores the Earths's biodiversity, through a range of habitats and live species. From rainforests to aquariums, viewers can broaden their education and experience related hands-on activities. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old

Discovery Place (map)
301 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-372-6261

Charlotte Stories: Our Collections, Your Treasures

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

Highlights a variety of treasures from the Charlotte Museum of History collection, as well as borrowed items. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old

Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 704-568-1774

Charlotte's Pole to Pole Flag

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m.

This exhibit traces a Charlotte city flag's journey to the North and South Poles. $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; $3 for children 6-12 years old; Free for children under 6 years old

Charlotte Museum of History (map)
3500 Shamrock Drive
East Charlotte
phone 704-568-1774
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