It might seem a little strange for the CSIRO to be pushing itself as an entertainment venue.
But according to Facebook they’re giving it a go:
Location: CSIRO Discovery Centre
Street: Clunies Ross St
Discovery After Dark – a special International Year of Biodiversity event
You ought to reward yourself after a long hard day at work. CSIRO Discovery Centre invites you to an evening of after-hours fun.Exciting new local band Graveyards provide the ambience, while you can roam the Discovery floor.
Our mixologists Liz and Claire will be whipping up some appropriately science-themed cocktails to enjoy as you bring out your inner child in our hands-on laboratory, let our 3D theatre blow your mind, or watch our sticks insects and turtles teach you who’s boss in our Live Creatures show
To cap off the night, we present an open-mike event. Celebrating International Year of Biodiversity, bring along your own performance piece on the theme of biodiversity, nature, science or discovery. It could be a poem, story, song, drama, comedy piece or party trick! It must be your original creation and not more than two minutes in duration. Compete for massive prizes – $1000 in book voucher prizes.
5.30pm Doors open and cocktails served
6.00pm Local indie band Graveyards play in the Discovery atrium
6.30pm Live creatures show
7.00pm SPECIAL OPEN MIKE EVENT – emcee local experimental poet Hal Judge
CSIRO Discovery Centre, Clunies Ross St.
More information: 6246 4646 or Discovery@csiro.au