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Adults Relive Prom with a Twist at RMSC

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 3:00 AM


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Title: Adults Relive Prom with a Twist at New RMSC After Dark Event at the Rochester Museum & Science Center
Location: 657 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
Date/Time: Friday, May 22: 7-11pm
Media Contact: Amanda Bayer, Communications Specialist, 585.271.4552 x311 or amanda_bayer@rmsc.org

Adults Relive Prom with a Twist at New RMSC After Dark Event at the Rochester Museum & Science Center

ROCHESTER, NY-It's prom season! Community members 21 and older are invited to dust off their old dress and tux and get ready to pose for those awkward prom pictures at the latest adult event at the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC). RMSC After Dark: Geek Chic Prom takes place from 7pm through 11pm on Friday, May 22.
RMSC Geek Prom NightAt RMSC After Dark: Geek Chic Prom, attendees enjoy one enchanted evening of music, fun and spectacular science. Guests have free rein to explore the interactive exhibits on all three floors of the Museum.



During the evening, attendees will:
• Dance to music by a live DJ.
• Make their own bow tie, corsage or pocket protector to take home.
• See science experiments in action and then try their own.
• Watch Tesla coils zap musical lightning across the Electricity Theater.
• Pose for a prom-style photo.
• Experience Black Button Distilling.
• Interact with Flower City Vaudeville.
• Get love advice from Discover Your Match LLC.
• Enjoy snacks and cash bars.
• Vote for prom king and queen.

Attendees are also invited to donate their prom dresses and accessories. Gently used, current-style prom dresses, jewelry and evening bags will be collected as guests enter the Museum for Fairy Godmother's of Rochester. This organization helps underprivileged high school girls attend prom in style. They dress over 500 young ladies each year and rely on donations to ensure a "dream come true" prom.
The RMSC hosts several RMSC After Dark adult events throughout the year, and this is the sixth event. Attendance nearly doubled between the first and second events and two of the last three events featured sold-out crowds. The theme of each event changes and activities are designed based on the science and history associated with the theme. Past themes include Prehistoric Party, The Science of Sound, Carnival of Curiosity, Sci-Fi and Repeal: A Prohibition Era Event.
Prom attire encouraged.
Pre-sale tickets: RMSC Members: $12; General Public: $17
Day of event tickets: RMSC Members: $15; General Public: $20
Tickets can be purchased at www.rmsc.org, at the RMSC Welcome Center or by calling 585.697.1942. Tickets are limited so advanced purchase is strongly suggested. Must be 21 or older to attend and have proof of ID at the door.
RMSC After Dark events are sponsored by City Newspaper. Theme sponsors include Black Button Distilling and Discover Your Match LLC. The check-in sponsor is Yelp.
For high-resolution images and additional information, contact Amanda Bayer, Communications Specialist, RMSC at 585.271.4552 x311 or amanda_bayer@rmsc.org.
Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester's past including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit www.rmsc.org. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.