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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: The Gene Pool Party

Friday, October 26 | 5:30–8:30PM

Information

It’s time to blow up your pool floaties, Hartford’s smartest happy hour is going for a swim. Science Straight Up: The Gene Pool Party is diving into the deep end of genetics with hands-on activities and demonstrations. Engage with experts as you explore the latest technology in the field. Analyze DNA with The Jackson Laboratory in their mobile lab, explore gene editing and food safety with EnviroLogix, and investigate controlling genes to improve human health with UCONN. Plus, test your knowledge in BAR Trivia and enjoy more than 165 hands-on exhibits, happy hour bar specials, beer and gin tastings, and food from Bear’s Smokehouse.

Activities

  • More than 165 Hands-on Science Activities
  • Analyze DNA with The Jackson Laboratory
  • Explore gene editing and food safety with EnviroLogix
  • Investigate controlling genes to improve human health with UCONN
  • DNA in Crime Scene Investigation
  • BAR Trivia
  • Butterfly Encounter
  • Live Music
  • Beer & Gin Tastings

Food & Drink

  • Bear’s Smokehouse Barbecue
  • Brockmans Premium Gin

Tickets

This event is 21+, photo ID is REQUIRED.

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

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