DOWNEY – Downey’s Columbia Memorial Space Center will host a month-long, community-focused celebration of science, technology, engineering and math March 28 through April 30.
Titled “City of STEM,” the festival will feature events throughout the community, including:
•Honorary dinner for retired NASA engineers (March 28)
•Pub Science Night, L.A.’s only science-in-a-bar event that includes a scientst, drink specials and science trivia (March 29)
•Girls in STEM Summit focusing on supporting young women in science (March 31)
•Music concert featuring science-themed bands (April 1)
•Free admission to the space center the week of March 29 through April 2
•Support of the RoboTech in Long Beach (April 9)
On April 2, the space center will host its big Science Fest, featuring food trucks, live music, rocket launches, and activities from nearly two dozen of the space center’s partners, including Space X, Aquarium of the Pacific, Natural History Museum, L.A. Zoo, Heal the Bay, and others. Admission is free.
“We are proud to host the City of STEM event, and I invite the public to come discover all of the wonderful things our Space Center has to offer,” said Mayor Alex Saab.