Gilbert SciTech Festival

SciTech FestivalGilbert is excited to participate in the Arizona SciTech Festival, a state-wide celebration of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM or STEAM when you include the arts) held annually in February and March. Through a series of over 200 expos, workshops, conversations, exhibitions and tours held in diverse neighborhoods throughout the state, the Arizona SciTech Festival excites and informs Arizonans from ages 3 to 103 about how STEM will drive our state for next 100 years. Spearheaded by Arizona Science Center, the Arizona Technology Council Foundation, Arizona Commerce Authority, the University of Arizona and Arizona State University, the Arizona SciTech Festival is a grass roots collaboration of over 350 organizations in industry, academia, arts, civic, community and K-12. 

Are you a teacher? Attending some of these SciTech Gilbert events can qualify for Continuing Education Credit.  Email lisa.herrmann@gilbertaz.gov to learn more.

Gilbert Events

Star Party

The East Valley Astronomy Club encourages public participation in this free, monthly star party for ages 2 to 102. Observe through EVAC member telescopes at the Riparian Preserve after dusk till about 10 pm on the second Friday of each month, weather permitting. Beginners hour starting at dusk where you may bring your new-to-you telescope for free assistance with setup and operation from members of EVAC. Just email events@evaconline.org and let us know what model telescope you will be bringing. No reservation is necessary, but if you have a large group you may email to the address above to let us know. 

Visit www.eastvalleyastronomy.org for more information.

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Other Events:

Chandler's Science Spectacular Tech Crawl
Thursday, February 20, 2014
5:30-9:00 p.m.
Innovations Incubator/Price Corridor
www.chandleraz.gov/science 

Chandler's Night of Art and Science
Friday, February 21, 2014
6-10 p.m.
Downtown Chandler
www.chandleraz.gov/science