SciCafe Cocktails and Conversations: Seeing is Believing @ American Museum of Natural History
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Monthly SciCafe continues on Wednesday, April 4 at the AMNH

Free admission| Doors 6:30| Program 7 pm | Cash bar, ages 21+

Topic: How does our brain allow us to focus on specific objects or locations while blocking out others?  How well can our brain multi-task? Neuroscientist Marisa Carrasco explores how our minds process sensory inputs to make sense of the world around us and shape what we see.

Night With the Wild 2018 @ Deer Creek Overlook at the Harford County 4-H Camp at the Rocks
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The 3rd annual fundraising evening to support the work of Susquehannock Wildlife Society and the building of their Wildlife Center in Darlington! Be a part of a special moment in time and invest in the future of your local wildlife! Event will include catered food, cupcake dessert, drinks (coffee by Brewing Good, craft beer, local wine, soft drinks, separate cash bar), music, silent auction, raffle, and live animals! Our last Night with the Wild was a huge success and and sold out so don’t miss out! We will continue to release more exciting details as we get closer!

**Tickets only $50 each with specials for table purchases. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be for sale at the door. We expect this event to sell out!
**Ages 21 and over
**Dress is cocktail or business attire
**Donations encouraged!
Sponsorships and silent auction opportunities available here:

Night with the Wild 2018

SciCafe Cocktails and Conversations: Ocean Locomotion: Bioinspiration from the Sea @ American Museum of Natural History
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Monthly SciCafe continues on Wednesday, March 7 at the AMNH

Free admission| Doors 6:30| Program 7 pm | Cash bar, ages 21+

Ocean Locomotion: Bioinspiration from the Sea

How can studying sea life help us to create more efficient technologies? Marine biologist Frank Fish studies the unique ways marine animals move underwater, and uses this knowledge to inspire new engineering approaches


Eco Festival @ Kingsborough Community College
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the WCFF as we host a day of film screenings and panel discussions to focus on Ecology and Wildlife Conservation at the Marine and Academic Center Playhouse between 1:00-2:30 pm. Additional activities include Virtual Reality experience and a wildlife film and photography workshops.

This free event is part of the WCFF Education Outreach Program and is open to all CUNY, City University of New York students.

For more information contact:

SciCafe Cocktails and Conversations: Primate Palate @ American Museum of Natural History
Jun 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Monthly SciCafe continues on Wednesday, March 7 at the AMNH

Free admission| Doors 6:30| Program 7 pm | Cash bar, ages 21+

Primate Palate: Orangutans, Obesity, and Human Evolution

How can studying what orangutans eat help us better understand the obesity epidemic in humans? Dr. Erin Vogel shares her research on wild orangutans in the tropical forests of Sumatra and Borneo, illuminating how the diet, behavior and metabolism of our primate cousins can provide insights into the human condition. Vogel explorers how orangutans are uniquely adapted for survival in Borneo’s forest, and how tis relates to human evolution.

Summer Solstice Celebration @ Tavern on the Green
Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

An annual celebration of the Summer Solstice. Join like minded people for networking and stimulating conversation at the main bar in the courtyard of one of Manhattan’s most iconic, landmark restaurants to celebrate the longest day of the year. No cover, cash bar. RSVP in advance:

Wildlife Conservation Film Festival 2018 @ Cinema Village Theater
Oct 18 – Oct 28 all-day

The Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF) is the first and only film festival dedicated to Inform, Engage and Inspire the protection of wildlife and global biodiversity.

Join us in 2018 to celebrate our eight year anniversary. Over 100 documentary films will be screened, representing over 40 nations, many world premieres. Film producers and scientists in attendance from over 25 countries. For more information, schedule of films and speakers visit:

Film Festival pass is for all 28 film screenings at the Cinema Village Theater, October 19-25 and the Virtual Reality Experience on October 26. panel discussions, receptions, Q&A. Savings of over $250 if purchased separately.

Tickets for the each of the 28 separate screenings will be available for purchase in July.

** Films & speakers subject to change, prior to and during film festival

Opening Reception
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screenings @ Cinema Village
Oct 19 @ 10:57 pm – Oct 25 @ 11:57 pm
The Importance of VR Filmmaking for the Protection of Global Biodiversity
Oct 26 all-day

Participants and panel discussion includes:

  • David Hamlin, USA Today
  • Michaela Holland, Time Inc
  • Matthew Braly, Littlstar
  • Ron Dorio, Economist
  • Matt Zymet, NatGeo

Short films from each panelist will be aired during the discussion.

Hosted by Caesar Suero and Tracy Daniels of Two Goats

We’ll be answering questions like:

  • How does 360 degree compare to traditional video in terms of investment and returns?
  • What does 360 degree video offer that traditional video does not?
  • How can you start implementing 360 degree VR into your world?

Seating is limited. Please RSVP to

See you there!