City of STEM is a week long event sponsored by Aerojet Rocketdyne, Celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math with fun events for both kids and adults. For the week of April 6 through 11, 2015, events will be hosted everyday during that week at different locations around Columbia Memorial Space Center and the community.
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On Saturday, April 11th, be ready for a BIG Science Fest at the CMSC which will feature activities, classes, presentations, vendors, food, live music, and more!
Admission to the Columbia Memorial Space Center and every event will be FREE all week long. Normal CMSC hours still apply.
Schedule of Events:
Monday, April 6 – Aerospace History Honorary Luncheon (By Invitation Only) 11:30am – 1:00pm at Barbara J. Riley Center 7810 Quill Dr, Downey, CA 90242
Celebrate the achievements of Downey’s aerospace history with a special lunch for the retirees who made it happen!
Tuesday, April 7 – Pub Science (Adults STEM Event) 7:00 – 9:00pm at Downey Brewing Company 10924 Paramount Blvd, Downey, CA 90241. Adults! Join Star Trek science advisor Andre Bormanis in a relaxed conversation about what’s up in science! Trivia games and other specials will be offered. Adults 21 and over only.
Wednesday, April 8 – Cosmic Car Classic 6:00 – 9:00pm at Bob’s Big Boy 7447 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241. Check out cars of the “Space Age” and the future with cool demos and fun activities for the whole family!
Thursday, April 9 – Girls in STEM 5:00 – 7:30pm at Downey City Library 11121 Brookshire Avenue Downey, CA 90241. Professional women in science will connect with local girls to promote STEM careers while those young women demonstrate their latest science projects to the public.
Friday, April 10 – Sci-Fi Movie Night Starts at 7:00pm at Columbia Memorial Space Center 12400 Columbia Way, Downey, California, 90242. Bring the family to enjoy a sci-fi movie and hear from a scientist about what’s real and what’s pretend science in the film. Don’t forget your blankets and lawn chairs!
Saturday, April 11 – BIG Science Fest! Columbia Memorial Space Center 12400 Columbia Way, Downey, California, 90242. The entire community is invited to come out and celebrate STEM with some awesome activities, presentations, rocket launches, food trucks, and live music — all for FREE!
*If needed, a shuttle will be available to take you from Downtown Downey to the Space Center.