CSC offers last chance for 'Flutter-by'

Catawba Science Center (CSC), a nonprofit science and technology museum in Hickory, will be open Labor Day from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

While typically closed to the public on Mondays, Sept. 6 marks the final day to visit Flutter-By Butterfly Habitat, featuring hundreds of live butterflies and moths in an outdoor flower garden.

CSC will also offer an extended planetarium show schedule, including the new feature Stars: Powerhouses of the Universe at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. that day only. Also showing: Secret of the Cardboard Rocket at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., and the premiere of Laser Spirit, an uplifting laser light show featuring songs from U2, The Beatles, Yanni, John Williams and more, at 1 p.m.

General admission is FREE for CSC members, $6 for adults, $4 for youth (3 to 18), seniors (62+), colleges students and active military with ID. Admission is free for children younger than 3.

Planetarium admission is $2 for CSC members and $3 for nonmembers.
More information about CSC exhibits, planetarium shows and programs is at

Catawba Science Center is a nonprofit science and technology museum in the Western Piedmont with traveling exhibits, a digital planetarium theater and a marine touch pool with live sharks and stingrays. A community asset and regional destination, Catawba Science Center is dedicated to changing lives and inspiring learning through science and wonder. Learn more at
CSC is funded in part by the United Arts Fund of Catawba County and is located in the Arts and Science Center of Catawba Valley, on the SALT Block, 243 3rd Avenue NE, Hickory.