Adult Programs

For the curious of mind and heart, the Connecticut Science Center offers a variety of adult programs to encourage life-long learning. By participating in adult lectures and workshops, the annual STEM Achievement Awards breakfast, or our ever-popular Liquid Lounge events, you can discover, network, and engage in hands-on exploration at the Science Center.

Upcoming Adult Programs

Science Straight Up: For the Love of Food

Do you LOVE Food? Join us at Hartford’s smartest happy hour to explore the connection between food and love with celebrity chefs, hands-on activities, science experts, entertainment, local vendors, and cocktails.

Friday, February 8
5:30 PM–8:30 PM

Women in Science Saturday: When Germs Attack!

Presented by: Cleo Rolle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biotechnology, Capital Community College
Observe how different classes of antibiotics work. Learn why antibiotics are effective against bacteria and not viruses!

Saturday, February 23
11:00 AM–2:00 PM

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Adult Coffee Club: Brain Fitness

The Connecticut Science Center is excited to welcome back Dr. Sarah Raskin, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Trinity College, Dr. Raskin will lead a conversation and activities to help maintain cognitive function. Adults 18-108 are invited to learn how games, music, and diet all play a role in maintaining your mental sharpness. Following the event, enjoy full access to our hands-on exhibits and the Butterfly Encounter. Coffee and Tea are included.

$15 per person general public, $5 per person for members. Adult Coffee Club admission includes coffee, tea, and admission to the Science Center & Butterfly Encounter.

For more information or to purchase tickets please contact Brit Montmeat | 860-520-2112 or e-mail

Wednesday, April 17
1:00 PM–3:00 PM