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The Social Science Experiment

Join HYP and Whitaker Center for a First Friday Social

October 5, 2018

Kunkel Gallery/Harsco Science Center/Select Medical Digital Cinema
This is a strictly 21+ event

Science is a-brewin' as we explore the chemistry behind this fermented concoction. Your ticket includes after-hours access to Harsco Science Center with adult science experiments, snacks and apps, music AND trivia. Everyone is invited to the Complimentary Brewer’s Reception beforehand with samples from local breweries!

Cost: $15 per person (age 21+)

5:00-6:00 -Complimentary Brewer's Reception and Free Samples upstairs in Kunkle Lobby

5:45-7:30 - Explore and Experiment in Harsco Science Center (ticket required)

  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at hops used in the home brew process with River Bend Hop Farm & Brewery
  • Learn about the science of beer with presentations from expert Jacob Hornic, instructor at HACC’s Brewing Science Certificate Program
  • Cool, live experiments from Whitaker's Education staff
  • Challenge friends to a game of cornhole 
  • Put your skills to the test in beer trivia
  • Pub-Style snacks & apps
  • Plus, music, three floors of exhibit exploration, cash bars, and no kids!

Tickets are just $15 and ticket quantity is limited, so grab yours today!



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