Pa’lante! JUNE 16! OMSI Latin Community Ciensas. Dance Lesson!

Pa’lante’s Full 9 piece band at the second annual Latin American Community Ciencias Night Friday June 16! This family friendly event welcomes visitors of all ages for a night of museum exploring, science demos, lectures, and cultural entertainment. All are welcome!


Featuring music, planetarium shows in Spanish and English, access to our summer exhibits, Orcas: Our Shared Future and Creatividad Silvestre | Wild Creativity, and more.

1945 SE Water Avenue, Portland OR 97214

Community Ciencias Night Tickets
$10 Adults, $8 Youth/Seniors | Ticket includes parking and all activities. OMSI members receive a 15% discount

Science Demonstrations
Materials from Nature: Dr. Christine Ortiz is a scientist that studies nature for ideas to improve man-made objects. Lets explore some materials inspired by the natural world
Mind the Magnets: Dr. Rodrigo Braga is a scientists studying the brain and how it works. He uses magnetic resonance imaging to see inside our minds. Come explore a bit more about magnets and how they can help us see deeper.
I am a Scientist!: Draw yourself as the amazing scientist you are!
How do we study Burned Forests?: Fire affects ecosystems worldwide, but do you know how scientists study fire effects in forest ecosystems? Meet Paola, a Natural Resource Engineer from Chile, and learn how we study fire effects with an example of the Araucaria (monkey puzzle) forests from southern South America.

Activities Happening All Evening
– Explore the featured exhibit, Orcas: Our Shared Future
– Enjoy the Natural Science Hall’s exhibit, Creatividad Silvestre | Wild Creativity
– Let the little ones explore Science Playground from 6-8pm
– Bring your teens to check out the Teen Tech Center from 6-8pm
– Live music by <a-href=”http:”” “=””>Pa’lante

Timed Activities (activities subject to change)
Planetarium Shows: (First come, first served. Limited capacity.)
– 6:30 | Black Holes (in Spanish)
– 7:15 | Black Holes (in English)
– 8:00 | Black Holes (in Spanish)
Empirical Theater:
– 6:30 | Flight of the Butterfly
-7:30 | Flight of the Butterfly
Salsa Dance Instruction – 6:45-7:15
– 8:00-8:30

Community Vendors
Aii Crafts
Bath Affections
Bumble Bath Soap
Educate Ya
ESCO Casting Booth
Familias en Accion
Legacy Emanuel Hospital
LULAC Events
Multnomah County Library
PCC Clear Clinic
PCC Dreamer Center
SHPE ( Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers)
Yancy Handmade
Way of Being

Artisan Food Samplers
La Casa de Mamá
La Comelona
la Familia Cider Co
Nueva Aventura
Tea Pastry
Valcan Cellars

Food and Beverage
– Our Theory restaurant will be open from 6-9pm!
– We will also have a couple authentic food carts.

Questions? Email [email protected]. Ticketing questions call 503.797.4000 x0

Oak Grove Trolley Trail Fest.

The Oak Grove Community Turns Out En Masse!

Celebrate the Trolley Trail Bike and Pedestrian Path and Historic Downtown Oak Grove.

August 24th, 2019


Pa’lante performs from 3 to 4 pm! Come out and hear the full band and celebrate with your friends and neighbors.

Only a mile and a half from MAX…ride you bike from the Park Avenue Station. The Trolley Trail will bring you right to the party!