What's Happening - Calendar

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September
  • 01
    01.September.Saturday

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    2018.09.01-2018.09.03
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    It's your last chance to sink your teeth into this amazing ‘out of water’ shark experience. Come face-to-face with a great white shark, learn the true impact of the shark fin trade and gain a whole new level of respect for the ocean’s oldest and most effective predator.In this one-of-a-kind exhibit you will:
    • Catch a close-up view of full-scale shark models cast from real specimens.
    • Travel back in time 370 million years with rare fossils, plus real shark jaws and teeth.
    • Uncover authentic artifacts.
    • Get hooked on shocking stories of human/shark encounters.
    • Tread the waters of shark anatomy, biology, hunting strategies and sensory systems.
    • Swim through information about satellite tagging programs and conservation efforts.
    • Plus much more!
    Planet Shark: Predator or Prey has been created by Grande Exhibitions.
  • 03
    03.September.Monday

    11:30 AM-2:30 PM
    2018.09.03
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Meet and talk with our neighborhood police officers. Examine their bullet proof vests, helmets and vehicles.
  • 05
    05.September.Wednesday

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.09.05-2018.12.19
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5Advanced registration required for all classes at www.exploration.org or 316-660-0620.It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our world. Jump into the world of toys and investigate the gaming universe. Plus, discover marvels of the fall and holiday seasons. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.September: Travel Through Toyland5 - Limitless LEGOs®12 - The Story of Toys19 - Etch and Sketch26 - Toy DesignerOctober: Play the Day3 - Race around the Board10 - Magnet Man17 - Operation Science!24 - Game Engineer31 - Spooktacular StrategiesNovember: Backyard Science7 - Plants14 - Veggies21 - Fruits28 - HarvestDecember: Holiday Wonders5 - Light It Up12 - Holidays Around the World19 - Let It Snow, Let It SnowPricesMember          $5 per child, adult member freeNonmember    $7 per child, includes 1 adult
  • 08
    08.September.Saturday

    12:00 PM-5:00 PM
    2018.09.08
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Make a splash at the Arkansas River with Wichita Clean Streams the second Saturday of each month. Test water quality and discover different pH levels of local H20.
    Wichita Clean Streams was established in 2014 to develop and implement water quality improvement projects in the community that restore and protect the overall health of the river.
    In addition to water quality improvement projects, Wichita Cleans Streams provides water quality education to community members through community outreach.
  • 09
    09.September.Sunday

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    2018.09.09
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Sensory Friendly Fun2nd Sunday of each month10 - 11:30 a.m.Experience the museum without the noise, crowds or the stimulation of a regular day.Included in general museum admission, free for members.