500 N. Harbor Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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STEMke Career Day
Bring the whole family to be part of the first-ever STEMke Career Day hosted by the City of Milwaukee! Learn about city employment in technology, science, engineering, and more. Working employees from many different departments, such as the Department of Public Works, Forestry, Health, Sanitation, Water Works, Fire and Police, and the Public Library, will be available to answer your questions and talk with you about what it’s like to work for the City of Milwaukee. MATC and MSOE will also be here to provide information about collegiate and vocational programs. Featuring many hands-on activities for kids Plant a seedling and learn about tree rings! Learn about recycling by playing the sanitation game! Experience the big trucks used by DPW! See living water under a microscope! Visit the Fire Department boat! There will be plenty to do and learn at STEMke Career Day!
Sci-Fi Family Day
Sci-Fi Family Day is back at Discovery World! See magnificent costumes, props, and displays while you interact with your favorite characters from the sci-fi world! Add to the fun of the day by dressing up as your favorite character! Discovery World is a family-oriented technology center. Please keep your costume tasteful. Nothing excessively revealing or gory will be allowed. No real weapons allowed, including guns, knives, swords, etc.
Halloween Members Night
Bring the whole family for a howling good time! Halloween Members Night will feature Discovery World’s Haunted Sailing Vessel (S/V) Denis Sullivan and many other surprises, plus the entire museum and café will be open to members and their guests from 5-9p! Watch your email or check our website for information about the exciting labs that will be offered during this spooky night. Costumes for all ages are highly encouraged, so start planning now!
Girls & STEM
Come celebrate Girls & STEM! – a one-day special event that celebrates local women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers and all the opportunities for girls and women to play and work in STEM fields in our community and throughout Wisconsin. Along the Discovery World Promenade and throughout the museum, local and regional Discovery World partners in STEM fun, education, and careers will engage with guests through hands-on STEM-focused interactive booths.
Family Winter Weekend
Family Winter Weekend is all about Holiday and Winter Fun! Join Discovery world to celebrate the winter season with trains, snowflake science, and so much more. Forget the stress of the holiday season and spend the weekend with the whole family creating beautiful projects and participating in fun indoor winter activities.
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