Sci-Port to host Tricks & Treats Night Oct. 24

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Are you ready for Sci-Port’s tricks, or do you want some treats?

Meet their Creatures of the Night – if you dare – including snakes and spiders! Take a walk through the Zombie Cemetery using your senses, make edible blood inside a Bat Cave, watch Dr. Frankenstein use his Tesla Coil to create his monster bride, test your super hero skills and much, much more!

Don’t forget to enter the annual costume contest, which includes a family entry! See the full list of activities and rules for the costume contest below.

Tricks & Treats Night: Weird Science! 
Friday, October 24, 6 – 9 p.m.
Members: Children $10, Adults $5  •  Future Members: Children $15, Adults $10
Price includes a ticket for a snack provided by Buffalo Wild Wings and Chick-fil-A® iced tea or bottled water while supplies last. (Pre-registration guarantees a ticket for a snack and drink.)

Schedule of Events:

6 p.m.
Costume Contest Judging: IMAX® Dome Theatre
Choose from one of the three available contests:
1. Children 5 & under will compete for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.
2. Kids 6 & over will compete for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.
3. Family entry will complete for one prize. (All Family members must be dressed as one theme.)

6 – 9 p.m.
Creatures of the Night: Red River Gallery
Creepy creatures are lurking around at night. Come see — and pet, if you dare — snakes, spiders and other nighttime creatures.

Sci-Port’s Kids in Wonderland: Raspberry-Powers Children’s Gallery
Children are welcome to visit our Science in Wonderland and play games to win a prize and of course get candy.

Carnival Corner “Pumkin Patch”: Comcast Red River Observation Deck
Lots of fun for all in our Pumpkin Patch area! Come play Spider Fishing and Candy Corn Catapults to win prizes and collect candy and participate in Pumpkin Chunking!

Zombie Cemetery: Franks Foundation Solarium
Come explore our Zombie cemetery where you will find Tricks & Treats, Smell My Feet and Give Me Something Good To Eat! …Just beware of the ZOMBIES!

The Bat Cave: Kilpatrick Activity Center
Make edible blood in a test tube that you can take home with you. Test your CSI skills to determine who was bitten!

Alien Encounter: Dayna & Ronald L. Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium
Everyone is invited to come dance the night away in this out of this world experience at the Sci-Port Alien Encounter in our Space Dome Planetarium.

Super Hero Science: Schumpert Body Works Health Zone
Come test your Super Hero skills to win prizes and candy.

Torture Chamber: JPMorgan Chase Grand Lobby
Get put in the stockades for a great picture opportunity!

6:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Frankenstein’s Monster Show: SWEPCO Demonstration Theater
Are you ready for a shocking good time? Come see Dr. Frankenstein and Igor bring Frankenstein’s Bride to life using a Tesla Coil and Faraday Cage! (Warning: this show uses high voltage and may be loud. Audience members will be asked to cover ears at times.)

8 p.m.
Costume Contest Winners announced in the JPMorgan Chase Grand Lobby with special guest judges!

Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center provides a fun, educational environment for people of all ages to explore and actively engage in the world of mathematics, science and technology. Sci-Port serves to spark curiosity about the world around us, provides hands-on tools for using scientific discovery in everyday life and encourages a passion for lifelong learning.

Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center
820 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101