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S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW Washington, DC 20024
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3.3 / 5 Rated by 3 members
Review from Goldstar Member
4 events 3 reviews

This was a very well run event with lots of activities, fun music, and a fun crowd.

reviewed Jul 25 2013 report as inappropriate
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Check out the Science Cheerleader website.


Smithsonian at 8: The Smithsonian’s premier 21+ after-hours event series — a unique mix of culture, art, history and science, including music, a cash bar, and special access to Smithsonian exhibits, collections and experts.

Grab a specialty cocktail and get in on the conversation about the future as you chat spaceships, tech, and science with the folks from SpaceUp DC.

Be a citizen scientist with the Science Cheerleaders and collect microbe samples for the International Space Station. Show off your geek chic or lunar luxe for a costume contest with prizes from ThinkGeek. Get an inside look at a space shuttle orbiter in amazing 360-degree GigaPan images by photographer Jon Brack.

In the vacuum of space, sway to the sounds of the Silent Disco with music spun by DJ Collective OneLoveMassive.

As the sun goes down and the stars come out, surround yourself with a mix of space facts and fun at a stellar evening you won’t want to miss.

Event scheduled to feature:

Music by OneLoveMassive

Cash bar acrobatics by Capital Flair

Science Cheerleaders table

GigaPan tour of a space shuttle orbiter

Space origami tables

Yuri’s Night temporary tattoo station

ThinkGeek costume prize table

<em>The Magic Play</em> Comedian Jimmy Carr Cherry Blossom/Springtime Harbor Cruise <em>The Fillmore Flashback</em> <em>The Sweet Spot DC</em> <em>Fun Home</em>