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Spooky Fun and the Science of Candy

10/10/2007
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Sioux Falls, SD - The Kirby Science Discovery Center is set to host another Spooky Science Night on Fri., Octo. 26 and Sat., Oct. 27 from 6-9 p.m. This year's theme is "The Science of Candy" and will feature several candy related demonstrations and activities.
 
Each year Spooky Science Night invites kids and their parents to come experience the scientific aspect of various Halloween related ghoulishness through interaction and various demonstration stations set up throughout the ScienceCenter. On hand will be a band of inter-actors and volunteers all sporting wacky costumes and providing visitors with a unique and fun Halloween experience. 
 
Among the various activities will be the chocolate fountain bug dunk, spider pretzels, gummy scales, taffy making, the bed-of-nails, liquid nitrogen ice cream, bovine eyeball dissections, the slime-o-tron and the science of decay. Leonardo's Creepy Cafe will be offering a limited menu from the CineDome concession stand. 
 
Visitors are encouraged to wear costumes. No weapons, simulated or otherwise, please. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All kids will take home a treat bag. Sponsors include Wells Fargo, KTTW FOX TV and KELO FM Lite 92.7.

Admission price has been reduced this year to $6 for everyone (plus tax), with a $1 discount for members of the Washington Pavilion. Tickets are available now by calling the Washington Pavilion box office at (605) 367-6000 or toll-free 1-877-WashPav, or by stopping at the box office in person at
301 S. Main Ave. Space is limited, so advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. There is a $3 per ticket service charge on all phone orders for non-members.
 
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