Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offers Special Viewing Access For SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Feb 6

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Offers Special Viewing Access For Launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy is set to lift off from famed Pad 39A on February 6, and the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is offering guests special viewing opportunities through a selection of packages.

They are as follows:

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Out and About: NASA Fallen Astronauts are Honored in Annual Ceremony at Kennedy Space Center

NASA Fallen Astronauts are Honored in Annual Ceremony at Kennedy Space Center - photo by Kirk Garreans for CitySurfing Orlando

Each year the Astronauts Memorial Foundation holds a ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center to remember the astronauts who gave their lives while serving to further the NASA mission of space exploration. It is generally held on the last Thursday of January, since many of the tragedies occurred around this time of year.

This year, the annual Day of Remembrance was held at the Astronauts Memorial Foundation building at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (KSCVC), as well as at the Space Mirror Memorial.

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Holy Land Experience To Offer Free Admission January 25, 2018

Holy Land Experience Orlando

Holy Land Experience will be offering one of their annual free admission day this week on Thursday, January 25, 2018, according to their website.

The Bible-based attraction offers at least one free day a year to qualify under state law for property-tax exemption as a religious entity.

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Out and About: Otronicon 2018 at the Orlando Science Center Proves STEM is Fun

Otronicon 2018 at the Orlando Science Center Proves STEM is Fun

One of my favorite annual events in Central Florida is Otronicon at the Orlando Science Center. I mean who wouldn’t love to explore four floors of STEM-inspired exhibits, simulators, and games?

This weekend I popped in to spend a few hours at Otronicon, and there was so much to do and see!

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Clearwater Marine Aquarium Host Florida Birds of Prey Weekend Jan 13-15, 2018

Clearwater Marine Aquarium Host Florida Birds of Prey Weekend Jan 13-15, 2018

This weekend, Clearwater Marine Aquarium is hosting a special Florida Birds of Prey event, Saturday, January 13 through Monday, January 15, 2018.

This unique opportunity will feature a special live exhibit of rescued Florida raptors. Boyd Hill Nature Park, The Narrows at George C. McGough Nature Park, Owl’s Nest, Wild Raptor Sanctuary at Moccasin Lake Nature Park, Tampa Bay Raptor Rescue and Clearwater Audubon Society will be joining the event to exhibit their rescued birds of prey.

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DRIP to Close International Drive Location Jan 27, 2018

After 5 years, performance art company, DRIP, will be closing it's Orlando location on International Drive at the end of January, 2018.

After 5 years, performance art company, DRIP, will be closing it’s Orlando location on International Drive at the end of January 2018.

I first reviewed DRIP shortly after they opened in 2013, and I enjoyed the adult-themed interactive show featuring artistic dancing and lots of paint.

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Otronicon Takes Over Orlando Science Center Jan 12-15, 2018

Otronicon Returns to Orlando Science Center

For the 13th consecutive year, Otronicon returns to the Orlando Science Center January 12-15, letting guests have hands-on experience with the latest in technology.

Otronicon connects visitors with the creative professionals and technology that are turning Central Florida into a hub for innovation. Attendees can fly a real-world military simulator, operate a surgical robot or get a preview of tomorrow’s technology.

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Out and About: The New Astronaut Training Experience at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

The New Astronaut Training Experience at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (KSCVC) has long been known as the gateway to outer space for those seeking to get a close up view of our nation’s space program. Between housing space artifacts and memorabilia, to actual spacecraft like the orbiter Atlantis, as well as hosting viewings of launches from the historic pads, they have always been on the cutting edge of space related tourism.

With the introduction of the all new Astronaut Training Experience (ATX), KSCVC will continue the tradition of offering hands-on interactive exhibits, but with a twist – you actually get to experience training for simulated space missions!

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Aloma Bowling Centers Offering Winter All Access Pass Through January 2018

Aloma Bowling Centers in Central Florida

Looking for a great deal on bowling for the family? Aloma Bowling Centers is offering a Winter All Access Pass at its locations through January 2018.

The Winter All Access Pass includes two games of bowling and shoes and a $10 arcade card for only $15 plus tax per guest.

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2017 Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Crowned by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando

2017 Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Crowned by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando

On Saturday, December 9, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando hosted a Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Contest, in conjunction with a special Monroe exhibit, and they’ve announced the winner.

Nine contestants felt they had what it took to look like Marilyn, walk like Marilyn, talk like Marilyn and sing like Marilyn.

But in the end, Bebe Caliberr was picked as most Marilyn-like. She walked away with $500 cash, lifetime passes to Ripley Entertainment attractions, $100 worth of Ripley’s merchandise and a two-night stay in Clearwater Beach.

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Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Orlando Hosts Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Contest Dec 9, 2017

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando currently has an iconic Marilyn Monroe dress on display

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando currently has an iconic Marilyn Monroe dress on display and will host a look-alike contest to celebrate on December 9, 2017.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! purchased the gown Marilyn Monroe wore to serenade President John F Kennedy at his birthday celebration in 1962 – they paid $4.8 million – the most anyone has for a dress being sold at auction.

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Holy Land Experience Offers Free Admission Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Holy Land Experience Orlando

Holy Land Experience will be offering one of their annual free admission day this week on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

The Bible-based attraction offers at least one free day a year to qualify under state law for property-tax exemption as a religious entity.

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Wild Florida Welcomes Rare White Alligators and Launches Naming Contest

Wild Florida Gator and Wildlife Park

This week Wild Florida unveiled the newest additions to its Gator and Wildlife Park: two rare white alligators.

This male and female pair recently relocated from an alligator farm in St. Augustine, and are the first breeding pair of alligators in Central Florida

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Wild Florida Launches First Annual Gator Week May 2017

Wild Florida hosts Gator Week

Forget Shark Week. Wild Florida will launch their first annual Gator Week May 1-6, and best of all, admission is free to its Gator and Wildlife Park during that week.

Even though many view alligators as fierce carnivores always on the hunt, that’s not actually the case. To help dispel the myths, Wild Florida decided to dedicate an entire week to educating and debunking many common misunderstandings surrounding these reptiles through live demonstrations and interactive experiences.

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$10 Day Returns to Orlando Science Center on April 9

Orlando Science Center

The Orlando Science Center is a fun place to spend a day with family and friends, and on April 9, admission will be only $10 per person!

During this special discounted day, visitors can enjoy everything Orlando Science Center has to offer from 10am to 5pm.

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