Underwater Wonders at the Imaginarium Gala

Underwater Wonders at the Imaginarium Gala

One thing that all community leaders have in common: they get involved and serve. Jon Romine is proud of his involvement serving on the Board of Directors for the Imaginarium and Gala. Our company is proud of our work with the design and installation of their new site improvements. Our investment in the future success of our community is exactly the reason why we roll up our sleeves for places like the Imaginarium.

It’s also why we would like to invite you to spend an adult night of play, exploring the “Underwater Wonders” at the 2014 Imagine Gala on March 29th at 7:00pm benefiting the Imaginarium Science Center. The evening will feature live music, fabulous food and drinks, live and silent auctions and entertaining and educational displays. Funds raised will benefit future programs and exhibits for the Imaginarium. Tickets can be purchased for $75 by calling 239.321.7420 or emailing imag@cityftmyers.com. Tickets will be $100 if purchased after March 22nd. Come and enjoy the FUN for a great cause! Read More…

The Imaginarium is located at 2000 Cranford Drive in Fort Myers. A trip to the Imaginarium will provide hours of fun and entertainment for the entire family. Through hands-on science exhibits, you can be blown away by a hurricane, touch sea life and run through a rain storm.

There are over 60 hands-on exhibits to explore and fill your day! Some of our current exhibits to look for are: Theater in the Tank, our new 3-D film; currently showing “Penguins 3-D.” The Animal Lab features a variety of native and non-native critters including American Alligators, Green Iguanas, Ball Pythons, a red Rat Snake, a Black-Tailed Prairie Dog, Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, a Hedgehog, and White’s Tree Frogs.

Dino Dig, our Dinosaur Discovery Exhibit area, features a fossil dig with real fossils! It also displays real fossils from Southwest Florida, a field tent, and a fossil identification station. The Fisheye Lagoon provides beautiful scenery and is home to swans, geese, ducks and many other aquatic residents. You can feed Japanese Koi, Carp, Bluegill, Catfish and a variety of turtles. Mind Magic is a sure way to strengthen your brain! Spend some time with these brain teasers and see if you can complete them all.

See-to-Sea Touch Tank will give you the opportunity to touch a horseshoe crab or feed a stingray! The Touch Tanks also feature a variety of other aquatic life including sea urchins, sea stars, flounder, snails and puffer fish. You’re sure to have fun in this underwater exploration with demonstrations every hour and feeding twice daily. Sporty Science Arena is our virtual sports arena that provides you the opportunity to play a game of soccer, test out your slapshot, shoot some hoops or check out your fastball.

Have you ever thought about what it might be like to report the news? That dream can become a reality in our WIGM Weather Station. Choose from a variety of newscasts and put yourself in the news using our green screen. Then you and send the video to yourself and post it on Facebook or send it to your friends and family! Check out our Windows to the Sea Aquariums to watch a variety of aquatic creatures in action! Be sure to look for the bamboo sharks, moray ells, lion fish and clown fish. The Backyard Nature exhibit allows you to learn about landscaping here in Florida. You can gain knowledge for sustainable options and how to choose the right plants for your own yard!

The Imaginarium provides Young Scientist programs, Homeschool programs, including a Florida STEM Series, summer camp at Camp i-Sci and is available to host birthday parties, meetings or large events.

Not convinced yet that this is the place to bring your family and friends for a great fun-filled family atmosphere, visit their new website at http://www.imaginariumfortmyers.com or call 239. 321.7420 to check it out for yourself!

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