CLEVELAND - As a February centennial gift to the community, the Cleveland Foundation is offering free programming at the Great Lakes Science Center and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum this weekend.
This Saturday, February 22, families can visit Great Lakes Science Center and receive free admission. Live science demonstrations every hour, capsule chats in the NASA Glenn Visitor Center and a chance to see the Science Center's new "Wildlife Rescue" exhibition will be available.
Also in the morning and afternoon, guests will be able to meet NASA Astronaut and Cleveland native Dr. Don Thomas and hear about his flight on the Discovery space shuttle during its STS-70 mission.
The first 1,800 visitors at the Science Center will also receive vouchers to see one of five OMNIMAX movies playing throughout the day.
On Sunday, February 23, free admission at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum will include special movies throughout the day and the opportunity to meet 2014 Rock Hall inductee Vini Lopez of the E Street Band. Lopez will participate in a special Hall of Fame Series talk.
If you can only attend one of the free days during the Cleveland Foundation's North Coast weekend, both the Rock Hall and Science Center will have their first-ever cross-programming.The Rock Hall education team will present a program at the Science Center on the birth of the hip-hop culture, and the Science Center team will appear at the Rock Hall to show highlights from its Big Science Show.
For a complete schedule of the Cleveland Foundation Weekend on North Coast Harbor programming, visit www.clevelandfoundation.org/northcoast.