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2008-06-25 (Vol 5, No 6)

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시카고에 있는 '과학 산업 박물관'의 75주년 기념 선심 사업

"It's Our 75th Birthday! "

Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

You’re invited to four days of FREE fun and festivity to celebrate the Museum’s 75th Anniversary. General admission is free through June 22, so there is no excuse to miss out on the following eye-popping, mouth watering experiences:

Thursday, June 19

10:30 a.m. - Help sing “Happy Birthday” to the Museum as a giant and spectacular cake (see photo above), designed by Chicago’s Cakegirls bakery (as seen on the Food Network) is unveiled. Guests will enjoy some cake of their own, too. Disney artist Ralph's World will also perform.
11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - Enjoy amazing science “magic” shows featuring “Mad Scientist” David Willey, who has been featured on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
All Day - Face painters, costumed characters, balloon artists and more will entertain Museum guests.

Friday, June 20

Special Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
2 p.m. - Come see the Museum’s giant cake (see photo above) and help sing “Happy Birthday” to the Museum. All guests will receive cake.
All Day - Face painters, costumed characters, balloon artists and more will entertain Museum guests all day!
8:45 p.m. - Join us for family-friendly science activities on the front lawn followed by an outdoor multimedia show at dusk (approximately 9:30 p.m.), featuring spectacular lasers, fireworks and video projections that highlight Museum milestones. Blankets and snacks are welcome, but no alcohol or pets allowed. (If there is inclement weather, the rain date will be Saturday, June 21.)

Saturday, June 21

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - The Radio Disney Party Patrol will offer music and entertainment for families in the Museum’s Rotunda.
3 p.m. - Come see the Museum’s giant cake (at the Party Patrol stage) and help sing “Happy Birthday” to the Museum. All guests will receive cake.
All Day - Face painters, costumed characters, balloon artists and more will entertain Museum guests all day.

Sunday, June 22

2 p.m. - Come see the Museum’s giant cake (see photo above) and help sing “Happy Birthday” to the Museum. All guests will receive cake.
All Day - Face painters, costumed characters, balloon artists and more will entertain Museum guests all day.
9:30 p.m. The Museum will present a showing of the movie “Night at the Museum” on the front lawn at dusk (approximately 9:30 p.m.). Blankets and snacks are welcome, but no alcohol or pets allowed. (If there is inclement weather, the movie will be shown on Sunday, June 29.)

Enter to win a trip to the Arctic to see the polar bears in the Museum's Mind Game.

Children get in FREE for 75 Days

It’s the Museum of Science and Industry’s anniversary… but children are getting the present. Whether for their first-ever visit or merely their latest, there’s no better time to bring kids to the Museum. Celebrate the Museum’s 75 years of inspiring the inventive genius during our 75 Days of Free Children's Admission. Through September 1st, children ages 11 and under get free general admission when accompanied by an adult. It’s just one more way to make their summer a little bit cooler. Plan your visit online today!

Download the Museum’s New Glass Experience Podcast

Now, through June 30, the Museum is offering a special ticket offer for The Glass Experience. Buy one Glass/General Admission combo ticket and get a second for free! You’ll be blown away in this exhibit that features live daily glass-blowing demonstrations by The Corning Museum of Glass. Enhance your experience by downloading the Museum’s new Glass Experience podcast, which will take you into the colorful world of glass. Go behind-the-scenes in interviews with the nation’s preeminent glass blowers, artisans and restorers.
Glass in the City: If you would like to see more stunning works of art like those featured at The Glass Experience, visit the 17th Annual Chicago Tribune Magnificent Mile Art Festival from July 11-13 in Pioneer Court. For more information, please visit www.artfestival.com.

Enter the Home Run Sweepstakes!

Learn how you can conserve energy in your home and help the environment. Then enter the Home Run Sweepstakes for a chance to win a rare opportunity to throw out the first pitch at Wrigley Field when the Cubs play the Phillies on August 28, 2008. Runner-up prizes are $2,500 in Energy Star appliances and two bicycles.

Thank You

Reaching a significant milestone such as a 75th Anniversary is only possible with the support and partnership of many friends of the Museum of Science and Industry. As we celebrate this anniversary, we gratefully acknowledge the support of our 75th Anniversary corporate sponsors:

Science discerns the laws of nature. Industry applies them to the needs of man.
- Inscribed on the ceiling of the Museum's rotunda

Museum of Science and Industry
57th Street and Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 684-1414

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