Rediscover your science centre, all grown up. Hot topics, live experts & savvy science. It’s not your average place to play...
NIGHTLIFE on the Rocks is a series of nights just for adults. Enjoy an entertaining evening filled with creatures, cocktails and concoctions as you and your friends are dazzled by our hot topics, live experts, and savvy science. It’s a night out that you can’t find anywhere else. What are you waiting for?
Drinks & hors d'oeuvres available to purchase using NIGHTLIFE Bucks.
For tickets, skip the line & buy online.
Date: Friday, May 5, 2017
Time: 7-10 p.m.
Location: Science North
Price: Free for members
$15 for general public
*If a Nightlife event falls within the month of your birthday, your admission is FREE
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