WYE MILLS — The 3rd annual Mid-Shore STEM Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Eastern Shore Higher Education Center, on the Chesapeake College campus in Wye Mills.

The event will be held rain or shine from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

The Mid-Shore STEM Festival is being hosted by the University of Maryland Extension 4-H Program and is focused on providing hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math learning for youth of all ages and their families.

Activities will include: interactive displays and stations, tours, and demonstrations. Youth can learn about insects in space, flight exploration, the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing, plants in space, geocaching, art, engineering, robotics, technology, and much more. In addition, there will be tours of Chesapeake College.

This is a great event to make career connections and learn about the future of science and science related careers and opportunities.

New features for 2019 include STEM activities for younger audiences (pre-school and early elementary age) provided by the early childhood education department from 10-12 and other unique activities.

Bring your kids to participate during the Maryland Science Festival here on the Mid-Shore on Oct. 26 for a fun science-filled day.

Lunch and refreshments will be for sale.

For more information, contact Navonne Owen, UME Caroline County 4-H, at nowen@umd.edu or 410-479-4030. This is an equal opportunity and equal access program.

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