Celebrate birthdays with a private, hands-on science workshop on any one of the themes. Play with a soft chinchilla or investigate the universe. Spaces for parties fill up fast.
What you get:
- A 50-minute workshop on any of the great science themes
- Maximum 15 kids (fees include child and accompanying adult’s admission)
- access to the party room for food and cake afterward (access may be shared).
What you have to provide:
- Food and drink is BYO (or coordinate with the on-site Bay View Cafe at least a week in advance)
- Plates, cups, decorations
- Goodie bags (on-site store is suggested to help you out)
What it costs:
As of Fall 2010, parties are $210 for members and $230 for non-members.
What else you should know:
- Make reservations at least 4 weeks in advance by calling (510) 642-5134
- Children under age 3 do not count as participants (and may not be allowed in some sessions)
Best for ages:
LHS offers a range of themed parties for different ages and interests.
- Planetarium themed parties, ages 4 to adult
- Animals or dinosaurs, ages 4 to 12
- Chemistry parties, ages 4 to 10
- Physics (electricity, marbles), ages 4 to adult
Hours and days
All parties are Saturdays and Sundays only. Planetarium and Biology parties can be held 10:00 to 10:50 or 11:15 to 12:05. Chemistry and Physics parties can be held 1:15 to 2:05 or 2:30 to 3:20 both days.
A fun party for hands-on kids. I was a guest at a five-year old’s animal themed party. We had a ton of fun (even my not-an-official-participant two-year old) You’ll learn a lot too. For more information, see www.lawrencehallofscience.org/classes/birthday or call (510) 642-5134.