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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following list features all scheduled events open to the public.


Labor Day: MOST is open
Monday, September 07, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


The museum is open for the Labor Day holiday at 500 S. Franklin St., Syracuse.

Exhibit admission is free for members and, for nonmembers, costs $10 for adults and $8 for children 2-11 and seniors age 65 and over. For members, IMAX tickets cost $6.60 for adults and $5.50 for children 2 to 17 and seniors. For nonmembers, IMAX tickets cost $10 for adults and $8 for children 2-11 and seniors.

Nonmembers can purchase combo tickets, which include exhibits and one IMAX movie, at $14 for adults and $12 for children 2-11.

Age Level: All ages
Cost: Regular exhibit & IMAX rates apply



Final Day of summer hours
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


This is the final Tuesday that the MOST, at 500 S. Franklin St., Syracuse, will be open this summer.

Exhibit admission is free for members and, for nonmembers, costs $10 for adults and $8 for children 2-11 and seniors age 65 and over. For members, IMAX tickets cost $6.60 for adults and $5.50 for children 2 to 17 and seniors. For nonmembers, IMAX tickets cost $10 for adults and $8 for children 2-11 and seniors.

Nonmembers can purchase combo tickets, which include exhibits and one IMAX movie, at $14 for adults and $12 for children 2-11.

Age Level: All ages
Cost: Regular exhibit & IMAX rates apply


Narional Drive Electric Week event
Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Dealers and owners will bring more than a dozen electric vehicles to the MOST for Syracuses second annual National Drive Electric Week event. They will be parked in the bus turn around in front of the MOST and on the east lawn.

Among the cars coming are a Tesla Roadster, Nissan LEAF and Cadillac ELR. Charging stations will be available, and experts will be on hand to answer questions.

Age Level: All ages
Cost: FREE


September TACNY Junior Café Scientifique: The Engineering History of the Erie Canal
Saturday, September 19, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM


TACNY Junior Café Scientifique, which features an informal discussion with a scientist, engineer or technologist every month, is coming back for the new school year on Sept. 19. The free event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the MOST, 500 S. Franklin St., in Syracuse's Armory Square.

This month's speaker is Samuel P. Clemence, P.E., PhD, who recently retired from Syracuse University's College of Engineering and Computer Science. The topic is "The Engineering History of the Erie Canal." The presentation will be multi-media including songs and videos and animations describing the planning, construction and completion of the canal, as well as a look at how the city of canals, Venice, Italy, is trying to save itself from rising tides.

Talks are aimed at middle school students, who must be accompanied by a parent or adult. After the event, students and their parents are invited to tour the MOST's exhibits for free. The event is sponsored by the Technology Alliance of Central New York. A light breakfast is served before the event.

Please RSVP to jrcafe@tacny.org so TACNY knows how many people will be attending.

Age Level: All ages
Cost: FREE
Contact: jrcafe@tacny.org


September Sensory Friendly Time
Saturday, September 19, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Staff turns down the noise, turns off flashing lights and shuts off the air compressors so people with sensory processing challenges can enjoy the museum. The museum also offers quiet areas where participants can sit, relax and regroup.

Age Level: All ages
Cost: Free for members, $5 for nonmembers


October Sensory Friendly Time
Saturday, October 10, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Staff turns down the noise, turns off flashing lights and shuts off the air compressors so people with sensory processing challenges can enjoy the museum. The museum also offers quiet areas where participants can sit, relax and regroup.

Age Level: All ages
Cost: Free for members, $5 for nonmembers


October TACNY Junior Cafe Scientifique: Mission to a Little-Known Planet - Exploring Life on Earth
Saturday, October 17, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM


TACNY Junior Café Scientifique, which features an informal discussion with a scientist, engineer, or technologist every month, will be held Oct. 17. The free event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the MOST, 500 S. Franklin St., in Syracuse's Armory Square.

This month's speaker is Dr. Quentin Wheeler, President, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The topic is "Mission to a Little-Known Planet: Exploring Life on Earth." The talk will cover the number of new species of plants and animals found each year, how they are going extinct faster than in recent geologic history, and what we can learn by completing an inventory of our planet's flora and fauna.

Talks are aimed at middle school students, who must be accompanied by a parent or adult. After the event, students and their parents are invited to tour the MOST's exhibits for free. The event is sponsored by the Technology Alliance of Central New York. A light breakfast is served before the event.

Please RSVP to jrcafe@tacny.org so TACNY knows how many people will be attending.

Age Level: All ages
Cost: FREE


November Sensory Friendly Time
Friday, November 13, 2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Staff turns down the noise, turns off flashing lights and shuts off the air compressors so people with sensory processing challenges can enjoy the museum. The museum also offers quiet areas where participants can sit, relax and regroup.

Age Level: All ages
Cost: Free for members, $5 for nonmembers


November TACNY Junior Cafe Scientifique: What's Down There? Exploring Oceans with the NOAA Teacher at Sea Program
Saturday, November 21, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM


TACNY Junior Café Scientifique, which features an informal discussion with a scientist, engineer, or technologist every month, will be held Nov. 21. The free event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the MOST, 500 S. Franklin St., in Syracuse's Armory Square.

This month's speaker is Rebecca Loy, a special education teacher in the East Syracuse Minoa School District and 2015 National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Teacher at Sea recipient. The topic is "What's Down There? Exploring Oceans with the NOAA Teacher at Sea Program." The talk will cover shipwrecks and other ocean floor obstacles while updating our country's coastal maps. Learn about the research ship R/V Rainier located in Kodiak Island, Alaska, as it views the ocean floor and completes hydrographic surveys. Attendees will practice reading coastal charts and engage in other interesting ocean activities.

Talks are aimed at middle school students, who must be accompanied by a parent or adult. After the event, students and their parents are invited to tour the MOST's exhibits for free. The event is sponsored by the Technology Alliance of Central New York. A light breakfast is served before the event.

Please RSVP to jrcafe@tacny.org so TACNY knows how many people will be attending.

Age Level: All ages
Cost: FREE


December TACNY Junior Cafe Scientifique: The Robots Are Coming - Its the End of the World as We Know It
Saturday, December 19, 2015
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM


TACNY Junior Café Scientifique, which features an informal discussion with a scientist, engineer, or technologist every month, will be held Dec. 19. The free event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the MOST, 500 S. Franklin St., in Syracuse's Armory Square.

This month's speaker is Damian Schofield, PhD, a professor of computer science and director of the Human-Computer Interaction Program at the State University of New York in Oswego. The topic is "The Robots Are Coming: Its the End of the World as We Know It." The talk will look logically at what we can expect in the future and how artificially intelligent machines are likely to change the world we live in & and potentially change us as human beings.

Talks are aimed at middle school students, who must be accompanied by a parent or adult. After the event, students and their parents are invited to tour the MOST's exhibits for free. The event is sponsored by the Technology Alliance of Central New York. A light breakfast is served before the event.

Please RSVP to jrcafe@tacny.org so TACNY knows how many people will be attending.

Age Level: All ages
Cost: FREE


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