Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Presents Mad Scientist Ball 7 on April 2

. March 8, 2011 . 0 Comments

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Put on your lab coat and break out the beakers – it’s time to unleash your inner scientist at Mad Scientist Ball 7!  The annual fundraiser benefiting the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is the most electrifying event of the season! With exceptional cuisine, mind-expanding attractions and world-class entertainment, all proceeds benefit the Museum’s ongoing education programs. Mad Scientist Ball 7 takes place from 6:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m., Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy Street, Fort Worth 76107.
 
Produced by four-time Emmy Award-winning entertainment producer Jeremy Railton and lead by a volunteer committee of community and business leaders, Mad Scientist Ball 7  features a full evening of entertainment with cocktails, dinner and dancing. Fun, interactive activities and world-class entertainment, including America’s Got Talent sensation Fighting Gravity, will be featured throughout the evening.  Tables can be purchased at levels ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 with individual tickets available for $600. New this year: party-only tickets available for $175. Sponsorship information is available by calling 817-255-9449, by email at MadScientistBalL@fwmsh.org or online at http://www.fortworthmuseum.org/mad-scientist-ball. Contributions are partially tax deductible.
 
“With exceptional culinary creations and extraordinary entertainment, this non-traditional gala has become one of the most anticipated events in Fort Worth,” said Founder Carter Martin. “Mad Scientist Ball 7 will continue the tradition of “expecting the unexpected” with new activities, experiments and entertainment.”
 
About the Mad Scientist Ball         
The Mad Scientist Ball is the primary annual fundraising event benefiting the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s educational programs. Founded in 2004 by Fort Worth community leader Carter Martin, Mad Scientist Ball 7 is driven by a volunteer committee lead by event chairs Jill Chilcoat, Gloria Holmsten and Marsha Kleinheinz. “Expect the unexpected” has become the underlying idea behind the party, which has made it one of the most popular, sold-out events in Fort Worth. In preparation for the event, Museum galleries including the Noble Planetarium, will be closed Saturday, April 2, 2011. The Omni Theater will remain open for business throughout the day.
 
About the Museum  
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is an institution dedicated to life-long learning, anchored by its rich collections. The Museum engages school children and adult visitors through creative, vibrant programs and exhibits interpreting science and the history of Texas and the Southwest. The new $80 million campus opened in November 2009 marking the culmination of an extensive multi-year fundraising campaign. The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is open from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and April 2 due to the Mad Scientist Ball.

For more information about the Museum, visit www.fortworthmuseum.org or call 817-255-9300

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