A day of free science and fun at the Boonshoft returns

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The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is hosting a free family event on Saturday.

The annual Dayton Science Festival will return on Saturday, Nov. 16. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This is the last free Super Science Saturday event of the year.

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Once a year, the museum collaborates with the Dayton Science Festival for a community wide celebration of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning.

The STEM Expo in the Museum’s Main Exhibit Hall (closes at 3 p.m.) will feature museum educators and representatives from over 20 community partners.

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Hands-on activities and presentations from the astronomy, collections, education and discovery zoo and live animals departments will be part of the event.

“The Dayton Science Festival is a celebration of STEM in the Miami Valley!” Boonshoft Museum Vice President of Education Dawn Kirchner said in a news release. “It is a way to expose the next generation to the many ways they could pursue a STEM-based career while keeping their talents in Dayton.”

While at the museum visitors can also wander through the "Explorers" exhibit. Food vendors Mommaz Boyz will be at the museum during the event.

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WANT TO GO? 

WHAT: Annual Dayton Science Festival

WHERE: Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, 2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

ADMISSION: Free

MORE INFO: www.boonshoftmuseum.org