halloween

Halloween

Seeing Stars with James Wooten: Planets near alignment, Astronomy Day arrives, and the clock ‘falls back’ this October
October 2, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

Saturn is now in the southwestern sky at dusk. It outshines the stars around it, so it’s also easy to see. By Halloween night, however, Saturn sets in twilight; it drops into the Sun’s glare next month.  Venus, Mars, and Jupiter will come close together in the sky late this month. Right now, the three […]

HMNS is warming up for Spirits and Skeletons. Are you?
October 1, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

For thrills and chills and looks that kill, there’s no Halloween party bigger or better than Spirits and Skeletons at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Hundreds of costumed creatures pack the museum floors each year for drinks and dancing and a ghoulish good time. Where else can you celebrate with the hottest crowd in Houston, […]

Skulls, Horseshoes, Parrots and Robots: Fall Teacher Tuesdays offer awesome classroom ideas
September 24, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

It’s officially fall, and I’d like to say the weather is cooling down and the leaves are turning bright and beautiful colors, but we live in Houston. So… no. Instead, I can tell you that we’ve been hard at work this summer developing fun, fast and hands-on activities for this year’s ExxonMobil Teacher Tuesdays. For adults […]

14 Ways to Look Awesome for Halloween at Spirits & Skeletons Friday 10/31
October 14, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Having trouble deciding on your costume for Spirits & Skeletons? I got you, bro. Houston’s favorite Halloween party — the one and only Spirits & Skeletons — is back at HMNS! With the entire museum open you can shake your stuff with a stegosaurus, grab a drink with a skink and get spellbound by bewitching gems, […]



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