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SCI-PORT DISCOVERY CENTER CELEBRATES POKÉMON GO INTERNATIONAL DAY

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Back by popular demand, National Pokémon Go Day will be held on June 4
in downtown Shreveport, with Sci-Port Discovery Center acting as the meet and greet
headquarters. Players join in the 2022 national video game character scavenger hunt where
they invoke the “gotta catch ’em all!” Pokémon slogan when trying to capture special Pokémon
characters.

This popular augmented reality mobile game has players catch as many Pokémon as possible to
then battle them in virtual reality locations called “gyms”. The player moves their character by
walking around in the physical world. Players use their smartphone GPS and clock to detect
where and when one is in the game via the Pokémon Go app.

Join hundreds of local Pokémon gamers and enthusiasts on Saturday, June 4 in downtown
Shreveport to play Northwest Louisiana’s version Sci-Port is calling “Pokémon Geaux” from 9:00
a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as they join trainers via their smartphones around the world to compete on
this special day that begins the Pokémon GO International Festival weekend. Downtown
Shreveport has one of the most concentrated areas of Pokémon stops and some may even
appear inside Sci-Port.

Shreveport’s Pokémon Geaux Fest is a celebration of friendship and community, so it’s only
appropriate that the Mythical Pokémon Shaymin, the Gratitude Pokémon, should appear
during this year’s weekend event.

Sci-Port admission will be $10 per person on this special day which includes Sci-Port, GamePort,
and the IMAX Theater (excludes Adventures of Intrigue). Complimentary bottled waters will be
available for guests while supplies last. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the
downtown Shreveport Riverfront. For information regarding hours, or special programs, call
(318) 424-3466 or visit sci-port.org.

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