The Lancaster Science Factory will open at 11am on Friday 7/19 due to a maintenance issue. Timed entry tickets for 10am will be honored all day.

10th Anniversary Campaign Kick-Off Event

Join us as we “Elevate Curiosity” for the Central PA Community with hands-on science!

On First Friday, June 1st, the Lancaster Science Factory will unveil its BIG PLANS TO EXPAND in the year ahead with a new exhibits hall, maker space, and outdoor exploration courtyard.

Come learn more about our expansion, enjoy a LIVE stage show, and mingle with friends at a reception immediately to follow. Science-themed cake pops designed by Bakers Table will be served.

This event is free, fun, and family-friendly!

Featuring a LIVE Stage Show at 6:30 pm with Science Experiments to AMAZE and DELIGHT you:

* Watch a lucky volunteer walk on a SIDEWALK OF SLIME

* Witness the daring feat of LAYING ON A BED OF EGGSHELLS

* Can a HUMAN TOWER defy physics?

* See FIRE BALLOONS, a FLAMING WALLET, and much more!

It must be magic – no, it’s science! Come feel the thrill of science, featuring our talented presenters, Ms. Rachel and The Magnificent Magic Marian!

Performer Bios:

Ms. Rachel is the STEM Educator Extraordinaire at the Lancaster Science Factory. She believes that all students have an innate curiosity for learning, that simply needs to be nurtured along the way in order to develop our future scientists, engineers, mathematicians and so much more. She hopes to inspire young minds to understand the world and how it works. 

The Magnificent Magic Marian is currently a Live Presenter at the Boston Museum of Science where they delight in dazzling and educating audiences by making music with lightning, playing with liquid nitrogen, handling weird live animals, performing daring science magic tricks, and encouraging folks of all ages and backgrounds to be curious active scientists.

And…don’t forget to drop by the Science Cafe for a Rain Barrel Painting Pop-up Event from 5:00-8:00 pm in partnership with WATER WEEK. Special thanks to the Junior League, Two Dudes Painting, and the Lancaster County Conservancy for making this part of the evening possible.

***Media press kits will be available.

All press inquiries and interview requests may be directed to Emily Landis at (717) 509-6363 x103, [email protected].

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