Saturday, February 25, 10am-4pm
Do you like inventing and problem solving? How about being imaginative and creative? Explore how engineers use innovation and imagination at Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. Learn about the engineering design process and participate in fun, hands-on activities for both boys and girls, including making carriers to race on a zipline and building a giant kinetic mobile! Free with admission.
On the same day, the Science Mill will also be participating in Girl Day, hosted by the Women in Engineering Program at UT Austin. We'll have a booth at NHB Plaza near 24th and Speedway and will be programming and driving robots! Find more information and register here: https://girlday.utexas.edu/
We invite homeschool families and groups to join us on the second Wednesday of each month to explore the Science Mill. In addition to museum exhibits, we will offer special demonstrations, activities and/or guests. More info...
Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 10am- 5pm
The Science Mill will be open until 5pm and on additional days during Spring Break. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (March 14-16), join us for Robot Mania from 11am-3pm each day. Live humanoid robot demos at 11am each day and plenty of hands-on robot building, programming, coding and battling throughout the rest of the day. Activities will include conquering obstacle courses with robotic cars, guiding SWAT-like robots on a rescue mission, robotic painting with watercolors, battling flipper bots, and more!
Enjoy a day of lively global music, stories and culture in the beautiful Texas Hill Country! The Hill Country Science Mill in Johnson City and OUTSIDE VOICE host a “World Music, World Cultures” backyard concert Saturday, March 18 from 1-6pm. This family-friendly event will feature exciting performances by world-class bands from around the globe, including Tribu Baharu from Bogota, Colombia, Grammy Award winning Los Texmaniacs from San Antonio, Analogix from Fukuoka-shi, Japan and Hanato Chiruran from Tokyo, Japan. Picnics are welcome (no glass containers, please), as are blankets and lawn chairs. Food will also be available from the on-site Lady Bird Lane Café and several food trucks. The concert is free with admission to the Science Mill. In the case of rain, this event will be canceled. Don't miss this exciting day of global music, culture and fun! Purchase tickets in advance HERE. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Grandparents receive 50% off admission on the third Sunday of each month.
Let’s talk all things science at Science Social, a new, exciting series of talks this fall and spring at the Science Mill. Three lectures by renowned scientists will be hosted at the Science Mill and followed by a wine and cheese reception with the speaker at 290 Vinery, Johnson City’s beautiful new winery. More info and tickets...
Titans of the Ice Age in 3D transports viewers to the beautiful and otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America, Europe and Asia ten thousand years before modern civilization. Dazzling computer-generated imagery brings this mysterious era to life—from saber-toothed cats and giant sloths to the iconic mammoths, giants both feared and hunted by prehistoric humans. The magic of the giant screen reveals the harsh and beautiful kingdom of these titans: an ancient world of ice, the dawn of our ancestors, a time when humans fought for survival alongside majestic woolly beasts. More info and movie times.
Coming March 8
Flight of the Butterflies in 3D is an interconnected scientific adventure story that spans not only thousands of miles, but generations. It’s about the remarkable Monarch butterfly migration, the most incredible migration on Earth, and the determined scientist who spent 40 years trying to discover exactly where the butterflies mysteriously disappeared when they flew south for winter. More info...
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