Next Saturday to the Kleman Plaza

Tallahassee Community College and the City of Tallahassee are hosting the 10th Annual Tallahassee Science Festival (TSF) on Saturday, 10 am-2pm at Kleman Plaza, 306 S. Duval St, Tallahassee, FL 32301. The event is free to the public.

Visitors have the opportunity to explore rocks, minerals, and fossils, and wander through the seasons of life as a bear. There will be sea tanks, slime, and super cold cryogens, as well as robotic experiences, games, models, and crafts. MINT-related departments from TCC, FSU, FAMU, UF and Keizer University will be on site, as well as representatives from city, county and state government agencies.

The Neighborhood Medical Center will be on site to deliver COVID-19 vaccines, including booster shots, to those eligible.

Science enthusiasts will eat their fill on Saturday from 10 a.m. when Tallahassee Community College hosts the seventh annual Tallahassee Science Festival.

In partnership with the Challenger Learning Center (CLC), the festival will host former NASA astronaut Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenberger, who was a mission specialist on STS-131 and logged more than 362 hours in space.

Before becoming an astronaut, she worked as a secondary STEM teacher in Vancouver, Washington. Metcalf-Lindenberger will virtually take part in two presentations and Q&A sessions at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the Challenger Learning Center Planetarium, the number of seats is limited to 50 people / session.

WANT TO GO?

WHAT: 10th Annual Tallahassee Science Festival

WHEN: Saturday, October 16, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Kleman Plaza, 306 S. Duval St, Tallahassee, FL 32301

You can reach Editor William Hatfield at [email protected]

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