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$5 First Fridays



An Exciting and Immersive Experience Every First Friday

Each $5 First Friday at Chabot is an exciting and immersive experience for all ages! Join us each month for hands-on activities and live demonstrations that are fun for the whole family. Each month there will be new things to explore!

Some activities have limited capacity and are first come, first served. Pre-purchase your tickets for $5 First Friday here:

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$5 admission begins at 6pm, and does not apply from 10am-5pm. The center is closed to the general public between 5-6pm (with the exceptions of current CSSC members) and reopens at 6pm for $5 First Friday.

 


September: Bubble-ology

Friday, September 1, 2017
Learn all about the science behind bubbles. See how scientist use the properties of bubbles to create breakthrough technologies. See how bubbles can change form as professional bubble artists expose the wonders of these remarkable spheres. Get hands on and help to create giant bubbles and dance in a whirlwind of bubbles as our house DJ performs live music.

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$5 admission begins at 6pm, and does not apply from 10am-5pm. The center is closed to the general public between 5-6pm (with the exceptions of current CSSC members) and reopens at 6pm for $5 First Friday.

Tom Noddy’s Bubble Magic
Time: 6:45pm
Location: Megadome Theater
Experience the wonder of Tom Noddy’s Bubble Magic! Tom has taken his uniquely warm and charming sense of wonder and delight in soap bubbles to audiences around the world. The bubbles are truly exquisite and Tom's lively humor and engaging sense of fun leave his audiences both delighted and intrigued.

After three appearances on The Tonight Show, Tom was featured on the Best of the Year Tonight Show segment. In his 20-plus-year career as America's Bubble Guy he has appeared on numerous prime time television shows as well as night clubs and universities.

Sterling the Bubblesmith
Time: 8:15pm
Location: Megadome Theater
Join the artist, Sterling Johnson as he creates beautiful, large bubbles with found objects! Sterling has performed versions of his remarkable hand-blown bubbles for over 45 years. He is the only person to ever put a bubble inside a bubble inside a bubble on stage without any tubes or straws, and the first person to walk completely through a bubble film!






Bubble Play
Time: 9pm
Location: Courtyard
Follow Sterling Johnson, The Bubblesmith out to Chabot’s Courtyard to watch him fill the sky with bubbles and put kids inside giant bubbles! (Weather permitting.)




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