17 reasons you can't miss LSC After Dark: Sex, Science & Rock n' Roll

LSC After Dark

Science is sexy! Our next LSC After Dark event for guests 21 and over is “Sex, Science & Rock n’ Roll” on Feb. 21, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Click here for tickets.

At this event, you’ll enjoy perform erotic experiments, enjoy drink tastings, experience new planetarium and laser shows, and discover the science behind music.

You can’t miss this one! But in case you need some convincing, here are 17 reasons you can’t miss LSC After Dark: Sex, Science & Rock n’ Roll.

1) Punk Rock Flea Market

Our friends at JC Oddities Market return this month with local vendors selling records, clothes, and punk rock gifts. Bring something rad home to your loved ones!

2) Meet the Sexologist

As part of the Punk Rock Flea Market, we will be joined by certified sexologist Beverly Perryman and representatives from NJ Sexual Wellness. Stop by and get answers to your questions on sex and relationships.

3) Hair-Band Makeover Studio

The talented professionals from the School of Makeup Effects will be here giving out punk rock makeovers! Choose from several different styles: David Bowie, KISS, glam, and smoky eye.

4) Live Music

This month, we will be joined by local bands rocking out all night, courtesy of Rock-it Docket! Enjoy performances by The Cliff Hangers, The Fuzz, and Big Bang.

5) Vintage Guitars

The New York City-based McCurdy Guitars and Rivington Guitars will be here showing off their vintage guitars. Check them out and learn how they’re made.

6) Lab Partner Speed Dating

Fed up with Tinder, Bumble, Coffee Meets Bagel, etc.? We feel you. And we have a solution for you! Stop by our Lab Partner Speed Dating, where you’ll be paired up with different people and tasked with conducting six quick experiments. Make a new friend, learn something new, and find your perfect lab partner!

7) Midnight Market food vendors

Midnight Market returns this month with delicious food from local vendors, at only $5 per plate (cash only, please).

8) Lovers of the Cosmos Planetarium Show

Experience our Valentine’s Day-themed planetarium show, Lovers of the Cosmos! Explore constellations such as Perseus & Andromeda and Orpheus & Eurydice on our massive planetarium screen.

LSC is a nonprofit organization, and when you make an additional $5 donation to support our programs for 91,000 students from at-risk communities, we’ll thank you with a ticket to this exhilarating shows. (Please make your donation in person at the event.)

9) Laser Vinyl Laser Show

Rock out at our brand new Laser Vinyl Laser Show! Experience classic songs by AC/DC, Van Halen, Queen, and more set to high-tech lasers.

Like the planetarium show, you can experience Laser Vinyl when you make a $5 donation to support our programs for 91,000 students from at-risk communities. (Please make your donation in person at the event.)

10) Put the Condom to the Test!

Join one of our educators with decades of experience as a sex health educator and put the condom to the test in a series of special activities!

11) Pico Tech Innovation Station

Our friends from Pico Technology will be here this month showing off virtual reality goggles and 3D printers at the Innovation Station. Don’t miss their state-of-the-art technology!

12) Whiskey Cocktail Bar and Drink Tastings

Stop by our Misunderstood Whiskey Cocktail Bar and enjoy delicious rock n' roll-inspired drinks: the "Hotel California," "Purple Haze," and "Under Pear-ssure."

We'll also have complimentary drink tastings throughout the night from Misunderstood Whiskey and Dreaming Tree Wines!

13) Endangered Species Condoms

Due to popular demand, we will once again be handing out endangered species condoms courtesy of the Center for Biological Diversity. Learn how human population growth and overconsumption contribute to environmental issues like species extinction, habitat loss, and climate change.

14) The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

For an additional $6, you can solve a mystery in LSC’s current premium exhibition, The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes!

Travel back in time to London in the 1890s and uncover a thrilling murder mystery in the spirit of the classic Sherlock stories.

15) Dream Machine

This month, be sure to check out one our loudest, most powerful exhibitions at the Science Center: the Dream Machine!

The Dream Machine debuted at New York’s Panorama Festival in 2017, but now it has a permanent home at LSC. In this interactive, sensory adventure, you use bicycle pumps to produce combinations of colors, sounds, and scents – some pleasant, some unpleasant.

Explore each of the different stations to experience a complex range of human emotions, including happiness, disgust, shame, and hope.

16) Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Lab

What’s more rock n’ roll than actual rocks? Stop by our Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Lab and learn the basics of geology and how to identify different rocks.

17) LSC Guitar Picks for Everyone!

Everyone who comes to the event gets a complimentary LSC guitar pick, while supplies last!

We can’t wait! Click here to get tickets to LSC After Dark: Sex, Science & Rock n’ Roll on Feb. 21, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

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