Science Straight Up

The Connecticut Science Center’s new happy-hour events are for curious adults who want to have fun and expand their knowledge. At Science Straight Up, ages 21+ will explore socially relevant topics with hands-on activities, science experts, entertainment, and cocktails. Welcome to Hartford’s smartest happy hour.

Date & Time

Science Straight Up: Fresh and Green

Thursday, May 3 | 5:30–8:30PM


Do you know the secret (and not so secret) life of plants? Find out at Science Straight Up: Fresh and Green! Enjoy Botany Bar Trivia with BarRated Trivia, Laugh out Loud with SeaTea Improv, study the science of cannabis, explore plants medicinal qualities, and so much more. Grab a bite with Bear’s Smokehouse Barbecue or sample beer with City Steam Brewery while you explore and learn how plants contribute to your life, health, and wealth. Welcome to Hartford's smartest happy hour!


  • Laugh out Loud with SeaTea Improv Comedy Troupe
  • Explore the Caterpillar Lab
  • Dance it out with reggae music provided by Dimensions Band
  • Explore the Science of Cannabis 101
  • Test your luck at our Botany Bar Trivia with BarRated Trivia
  • Learn about raising backyard chickens with The Chicken Chick
  • Grow Your World - DIY Seed Balls

Food & Drink

  • Back East Brewing
  • Bear’s Smokehouse Barbecue
  • Brockmans Premium Gin

Featured Cocktail: Brockmans Gin Lemonade with Mint


  • Blue Earth Compost
  • CannaHealth CT
  • Go Go Joe’s Coffee
  • Kushley Organic Products
  • Topstone Project Vaporizers
  • US HempCare
  • Women Grow CT


This event is 21+, photo ID is REQUIRED.

  • $10 in advance / $5 for Members & College Students
    $12 at the door
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