Third annual Science Festival to be held next weekend


April 7, 2016
The Leominster Champion


The Central MA Science Festival will be back for its third edition Saturday, April 16 at the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster. 
Courtesy photos The Central MA Science Festival will be back for its third edition Saturday, April 16 at the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster. Courtesy photosFull STEAM ahead! The third annual Central MA Science Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16 at the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster, 365 Lindell Ave., Leominster.

Put on your lab coats and get ready for a day filled with science, learning and fun. Try some coding, visit a traveling planetarium, or taste a “bug lollipop.”

The Central MA Science Festival seeks to highlight the impact of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) in our lives, ignite scientific curiosity in our community, and create opportunities for discovery. Hands-on activities will be available for children and families of all ages, including a planetarium, live caterpillars, robots, Lego engineering, nature art, airplanes, computer science, geology, solar power, and much more.

The Central MA Science Festival is free and open to the public, and is affiliated with the Cambridge Science Festival.

The festival is sponsored by IC Federal Credit Union, OMNOVA Solutions, Digital Federal Credit Union and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

For more information about the festival, please visit centralmasciencefestival.org.