Sci Port announces summer fun events for adults, kids

July combines two different back-to-back exclusive gaming themed events: Rewind To The 90’s – for Adults Only Night” on Thursday, July 20th and “Parents Versus Kids Back-To-School NERF Battle” on Saturday, July 29th. These special summer programs focus on Sci-Port Discovery Center’s “Game-Port” interactive science themed playground of classic and digital video games.

July 20: “Rewind To The 90’s Game-Port Adults Only Night” will allow guests 21 and over an after hours entry into Game-Port from 7pm – 10pm to play games and will include other featured retro programming during the evening:

  • Play one of the most popular 90’s video games, James Bond themed “Golden Eye” on Nintendo Switch
  • Grab a 90’s theme snack pack box in the cafeteria that features popcorn, your choice of a slice of pizza or a hot dog, retro 90’s candy, your choice of a soft drink or a classic 90’s drink (included with admission)
  • Trivia Game that will feature movies, tv shows and video games of the 1990’s that will be partly hosted by a popular science figures from the 1990’s. Hint: It rhymes with Nye. And … there will be prizes!
  • DJ’s spinning musical sounds of the 1990’s
  • Cash Bar

Your $25 ticket ($45 a couple) includes all of the 90’s activities as well as a very retro cafeteria meal.  Enjoy a nostalgic beverage, a slice of pizza, a scoop of popcorn, and a vintage-style candy bar. Spiked Icees will be available for purchase and a full cash bar will be on hand.  Additional food items will also be available for purchase.

Please visit for more information and to register.

July 29: Parents Vs. Kids Back-To-School NERF Game Day

It’s almost time to go back to school so let’s have one more day of family fun! Parents, battle with your children at the NERF arena on the second floor of Sci-Port Discovery Center. Rules and registration are listed at

Bring your own Nerf blaster of choice and ammo along with your goggles. Sci-Port will have some extra soft darts on hand. Sorry, but children under the age of three will not be able to play but are welcome to watch. No super soakers or water-themed guns will be allowed.

Entry is $20 per person, including admission to Sci-Port Discovery Center, GamePort, and a free small Icee. It does not include admission into the new IMAX theater. Battle times will be 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3:30 pm in the Sci-Port solarium with each “battle” being 30 minutes in length.

Early online registration through Sci-Port’s website is encouraged as each session will have a maximum of 50 people.

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Paul Savage, Jr. is a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana and is the owner, founder, & designer of Savage Creative Solutions. Savage Creative Solutions is a full-service, integrated marketing agency headquartered in Shreveport, LA with a growing national footprint across multiple industries. Savage is a local marketing and communication professional, entrepreneur, and accomplished author. His debut memoir, "Diary of A Testicular Cancer Survivor," has been featured on Amazon's best-seller list.

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