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27 Jul 2021

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Hometown Heroes – South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday, June 19th 9am – 3pm
The South Florida Science Center in partnership with Forgotten Soldiers Outreach, Wounded Veterans Relief Fund, and Project 425 is celebrating Veterans, Active Duty Military, First Responders, and Gold Star Families.
To salute our Hometown Heroes, we are opening 1 hour early and offering special activities like:
• Military vehicle demos and exploration
• Meet and greet with local armed forces
• K-9 training demonstrations
• Mini golf tournament & live science shows
• LIVE Robot Battle at 1:30pm
• A BBQ for Heroes and their families
• Dunk tank and carnival games
• And more!

Free admission for Heroes with valid ID and up to 4 guests. Advanced registration is required at SFSciencecenter.org/Heroes

Event opens to the public and members at 10am and is included with regular general admission. Nuts About Sugar will be open to sell lunch, snacks & refreshments to the public.
MINI GOLF TOURNAMENT sponsored by PBKC: This 2-some/4-some tournament will take place on the day of the event from 8:45am-Noon and is FREE for Heroes and their guests! Play a friendly round of mini golf on the Science Center’s beautiful 18-hole Conservation Course and win prizes. Then stay and enjoy the event and BBQ afterward. All ages welcome! Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/hometown-heroes-mini-golf…
LIVE Robot Battles:
Calling all BattleBots Fans! Join us for a live battle at 1:30pm during the Hometown Heroes event. See the famous Witch Doctor bot up close and cheer for your favorites! This presentation is proudly presented by FingerTech Robotics and Witch Doctor Junior.
Other LIVE Presentations:
10:00 AM – National Anthem by Haileigh Galloway (Front plaza)
Haileigh Galloway has been singing since she was 4 years old; she has always had a passion for music and has had the privilege of singing at several events over the years. Now, at 18-years-old, she is a biomedical sciences major at UCF and will be a senior this coming fall.
11:40 AM – Army Recruiter Presentation (Amphitheater)
12:00 PM – Mini Golf Award Ceremony (Amphitheater)
1:00 PM – Science Demo: Barrel Explosion (Amphitheater)
2:30 PM – Science Demo: Liquid Nitrogen Explosion Grand Finale (Amphitheater)
Per recent CDC guidelines driven by scientific evidence, face coverings are no longer required for fully vaccinated guests. The Science Center is now proud to be GBAC STAR™ accredited by the ISSA – The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association.
Many thanks to our sponsors to date:
Lesley and Rick Stone, PNC Bank, Document Storage Systems, EDS Air Conditioning, Big Heart Brigade, Holyfield & Thomas, LLC, Rooney’s Golf Foundation, Palm Beach Kennel Club, FingerTech Robotics, Witch Doctor Junior.
Thank you, Heroes, for your service!

Details

Date:
Jun 19, 2021
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
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Venue

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
4801 Dreher Trl N
West Palm Beach, FL 33405 United States
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