Mad Science Valentine: Elixirs, hearts, essences, and immortaliTEAS

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Join us for a Valentine's-Themed Day of Science!

Drop in throughout the day! Estimated times for each activity TBD. Please comment below on which activities you're most interested in so we can get head count.

Prices listed are to cover cost of materials.

Apertif, 11-11:30am, $5 (Ken). Kick off the day with some caffeinated potions.

The Anatomy of a Broken Heart: For all the Future Mad Scientists, and Medical Professionals who can't get enough lab and dissection time...11-1pm, $10 (Alan). In Honor of Valentine's Day, We offer time of Reflections and Suggestions on How Take Care of the Most Important Heart:Yours and Your Loved Ones--All While Dissecting Another's (A Pig's heart to be specific). PLEASE RSVP BY THURSDAY SO WE CAN GET HEARTS.

ImmortaliTEAS, 12-12:30pm, served at 1:30pm, $5 (Ken). Enjoy infusions of an immortal nature.

Smut, 12:30-1pm, FREE (Ken). Learn how to make your own smut! From corn, sheesh.

Cheesemaking, 1-2pm, $5 (Maureen). Make your own goat cheese from store-bought milk. Crackers optional.

Guerrilla Grafters, 2-5pm (Margaretha, Ariel + Ian). Join the Guerrilla Grafters for grafting demos, moss graffiti, and to tinker with small electronics that secretly tell you about your guerrilla graft! Grafting tutorials will happen on the 1/2 hour mark during this time, and attendees can receive a small fruiting scion and tips for where to find more.

The [Guerrilla Grafters (] graft fruit bearing branches onto non-fruit bearing, ornamental fruit trees. Over time, delicious, nutritious fruit is made available to urban residents through these grafts. We aim to prove that a culture of care can be cultivated from the ground up. We aim to turn city streets into food forests, and unravel civilization one branch at a time.

Essential oils, 3-5pm (Aristides). Extract scented essential oils from your favorite plants and herbs. Emulsions may be purified and used in homemade cosmetics workshop.

Homemade cosmetics, 5-7pm, $10 (Maureen). Make your own scented soaps, and bath bombs. Bring your favorite herb to the essential oils workshop to personalize the scent.

Mad science cocktails and desserts, 5:30-7pm, $25 (Patrik). Partake in jelloshot electrophoresis, fluorescent beverages, spherified desserts and more in this after-dark workshop.

Digestif, 6:30-7pm, $5 (Ken). Wind down the culinary day with something to rest the tastebuds.