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Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

Social Science Experiment



2020 is bringing out a whole new side to the Social Science Experiment! 

Each month you can explore, learn and create while enjoying a few adult beverages! Grab a six pack, bottle of wine, bottle of jack, whatever you poison- this is a BYOB event! 

Tickets are limited for these events, so grab yours early!


March 6, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


 Brewing, Roasting Methods and tips, Cupping & Qualitative tasting, with Little Amps Roasters

6pm-8pm in the STEM Design Studios

Tickets $40 - Members $35

 Limited seating available- Get your tickets today!


Hey Coffee lovers- time to take your brew game to the next level.


Join us for a hands on coffee experience for adults in Whitaker’s design STEM Studios, ( lower level of the Science Center) 

-Little Amps Roasters will lead off the evening with an informative Roasting Demonstration full of helpful hints on how to get a great cup of coffee at home! 

- Experience JAVA in a whole new way - with a cupping/qualitative tasting with brews from all over the world.  

- Create your own Burlap Coffee Bag tote to take home!

-  Enjoy free samples of Little Amps and Pizzaboy’s POPULAR collaboration beer, “SUNNY SIDE UP”

- Take home a fresh bag of Little Amps coffee beans to brew at home.


  • This is a BYOB event- feel free to bring a six pack or bottle of wine along to enjoy during the workshop.
  • Must be 21 or over to attend this event. 


Upcoming Social Science Experiments

April 3-  Moon Phase Paintings  and Tarot Reading

6pm - 8pm in STEM Design Studios

More info to come!


Celebrate the spring solstice and have a few cocktails! - Practise meditation, get your palm read and get our creative juices flowing paint your own personal moon phases.



6-8pm  in STEM Design Studios

More info to come!


Gardening, composting, and Mulch more! - Plant swap, rock gardens, herbal gardens.

Create a take home veritcal container garden for your new herbs!





Thanks to everyone who attended our previous Social Science Experiments:



Geek Out attendees went head-to-head in Giant JENGA, old-school Atari games, and in brick-building engineering competitions!

Ugly Sweater Party

Amy P., our Events Coordinator, rocking her Whooville-inspired Ugly Sweater outfit!

The winners of our Ugly Sweater Contest, as voted by the attendees! 

Brewology: The Science of Beer

Brewology trivia players compete for stellar beer-themed prizes as part of learning about the Science of Beer. 


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