|Super Science Saturday is April 18|
Super Science Saturday will take place at the Gambucci Arena, 1122 7th Ave. S., Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Dakota Science Center and the Parent Information Center have joined together for this free family event featuring hands-on science activities and informational exhibits for children in grades 1-6. The Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will hold their Scout Shows in the Gambucci Arena for children of all ages. Families with children will enjoy hands-on activities designed to spark an interest in the sciences during Super Science Saturday.
The Hands-On Learning Fair, for children birth to age 7, will be held in the Purpur Arena sponsored by the Northeast Chapter of the North Dakota Association for the Education of Young Children (NDAEYC) and Prevention Child Abuse North Dakota. Families with children will enjoy hands-on activities at this event.
Governor Hoeven has signed a proclamation making April 12-19, Environmental Education Week. Super Science Saturday is part of National Environmental Education Week. Greater Grand Forks residents will be able to bring their ink cartridges, laser cartridges, laptops, cell phones, pda's, iPods, DVD movies, video systems and games, and digital cameras for recycling to the event. The Dakota Science Center uses the Cartridges for Kids program to raise money for hands-on science activities in our community. A technotrash box will also be available for residents to recycle electronic media such as videos, cassettes, computer disks, CDs and DVDs. The GreenDisk Company began on Earth Day 1993 to provide a secure way to dispose of intellectual property in an environmentally responsible manner.
Bring your used eyeglasses to donate to those in need. Drop off your used eyeglasses at the Lions Club booth and get a free bag of popcorn. -- Laura Munski, Dakota Science Center.