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Museum of Discovery and Science’s MODS’ Food Forest Tours and Tastings

Museum of Discovery and Science 401 SW 2nd St., Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Science never tasted so good! Brace yourself for a botanical adventure like no other at the Museum of Discovery and Science’s (MODS) Food Forest Tours and Tastings on Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and on Sundays at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Take a tour of the MODS Food Forest and explore the fascinating world of sustainable gardening and permaculture. Uncover the art of cultivating your very own food forest right at home by identifying plants that thrive in our tropical climate. Get ready to leave no stone unturned in the quest for garden greatness – it’s a green dream come true! Tours are 30 minutes with a 15-minute Q & A immediately following. Experience South Florida’s award-winning attraction featuring 150,000 square feet of dynamic science exhibits, an outdoor science park, a live animal collection, a rotating schedule of science shows, learning labs, café, store and a grand atrium featuring the Great Gravity Clock, a 52-foot-tall kinetic energy sculpture; the largest clock in Florida. The showpiece of the museum since 1993, this unique timepiece is one of only three in the world. Food Forest Tours and exhibits are included with admission. Get tickets by visiting mods.org/tickets. For more information, visit mods.org or call (954) 467-MODS (6637). Like us and follow us on social media at Facebook: facebook.com/modsftl, Twitter: twitter.com/modsftl and Instagram: instagram.com/modsftl.
$2 – $65

Museum of Discovery and Science’s Slow Down with Sloths: VIP Breakfast & Meet-and-Greet

Museum of Discovery and Science 401 SW 2nd St., Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Attention all sloth lovers! Join MODS for a morning filled with wonder, education, and the joy of connecting with nature's slowest yet most intriguing inhabitants as you take part in our Slow Down with Sloths: VIP Breakfast & Meet-and-Greet on July 27, from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. This event gives guests exclusive early-morning access to the Museum and includes a meet-and-greet with JJ, the two-toed sloth, Museum admission, breakfast, an IMAX® documentary film and insight into the vital importance of rainforest conservation. Delve into the secrets of sloth behaviors (yes, they’re the slowest animals on Earth!) Learn about their unique adaptations and discover why preserving their rainforest habitats is crucial for survival. It's a chance to deepen your appreciation for these gentle creatures. Our Life Sciences team will be on hand to answer all your questions and share insights into the crucial importance of rainforest conservation. Capture the moment with a perfect sloth selfie to commemorate this unforgettable encounter! (NOTE: The sloth will be held exclusively by the Life Sciences staff.) The cost is $65 for members, $75 for non-members. Space is limited and pre-registration is required at mods.org/slothbreakfast. For more information, visit mods.org or call (954) 467-MODS (6637). Like us and follow us on social media at Facebook: facebook.com/modsftl, Twitter: twitter.com/modsftl and Instagram: instagram.com/modsftl.
$65 – $75