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Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

For billions of years, volcanoes have helped create the world we know. From the continents to the air we breathe and even life itself, all have their origins in fire. These processes have created extraordinary ecosystems and wildlife habitats. With over 500 active volcanoes, the Earth is bursting at the seams with these forces of mass construction. The story of volcanoes is the story of the planet’s creation, and the story of us.

Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

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619-238-1233

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Nov 30, 2018 - ongoing
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Daily showings, multiple times a day. Check our website when planning your visit.

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Regular admission rates apply.

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Mission Federal ArtWalk

Apr 27 - Apr 28, 2019

On April 27-28, 2019, the Mission Federal ArtWalk will celebrate its 35th annual event in the streets of Little Italy. Featuring more than 300 artists filling 17 square blocks of the iconic urban neighborhood with art, craftsmanship and beautiful goods, this event attracts artists from across the globe. More than just an art event, the festival is a family-friendly opportunity to participate in interactive art installations and features live and features live music and dance performances.

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2019 San Diego County Fair

May 31 - Jul 4, 2019

The 2019 San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons|Vons, invites guests to skip down the yellow brick road and enter into an “Oz-some” world inspired by L. Frank Baum’s classic tale, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.”

Visitors will journey to the Emerald City, meeting magical new friends along the way. Channel your inner courage in our whirlwind of carnival rides. Expand your brain by immersing yourself in creative and educational exhibits. Warm your heart creating new memories with your friends and family. With all of the adventures you’ll encounter, you’ll discover, “There’s no place like the Fair.”

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Something Wild!

Mar 23, 2019

We’re bringing the wilderness to you in this live animal presentation! See wild animals up close and if you’re lucky you may get to touch some of them. Something Wild! is a Living with Animals program and has two, 30-minute demonstrations at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain

Mar 29, 2019

Back by popular demand!

the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is the original troupe of all-singing, all-strumming, all-ukulele players. Selling out concerts around the globe, these first-rate artists create big fun from small instruments as they slide playfully from Tchaikovsky to Spaghetti Western to Otis Redding. Join us for a special workshop with the artists prior to the performance.

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Mission Federal ArtWalk

Apr 27 - Apr 28, 2019
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2019 San Diego County Fair

May 31 - Jul 4, 2019
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Something Wild!

Mar 23, 2019
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Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain

Mar 29, 2019
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