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April 3, 2018 > Space & Science Events

Space & Science Events

Submitted By Chabot Space & Science Center

Chabot Space & Science Center?s schedule for April offers the second annual Tinkerfest?a one-day DIY extravaganza?First Fridays Hacking Horticulture and Exploring Sound, STEM Saturday and the opening of Chabot?s new 10,000-square-foot exhibit-packed observation deck.


Hacking Horticulture
Chabot visitors will join horticulturists and gardeners to learn about soil, plant types, growing seeds, germination and more. The event provides an opportunity to talk with plant hackers and even learn about aquaponics through hands-on plant activities that spark imagination and are fun for the whole family.

$5 First Friday: Hacking Horticulture
Friday, Apr 6
6 p.m. ? 10 p.m.
Price: $5


Tinkerfest is a one-day festival that celebrates the creative, curious, and innovative spirit in everyone. Chabot will bring together makers, artists, and tinkerers to showcase their work while inviting attendees of all ages to join in the DIY fun. Tinkerfest partners include The Scott Family Amazeum, Black Girls Code, Fix-It Clinic, Howtoons, Noisebridge, Original Scraper Bike Team, Play Well, Project Ember, Tinker Kitchen, Today?s Future Sound, and Wonderful Idea Co.

Saturday, Apr 14
10 a.m. ? 5 p.m.


STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and all four come together at this event through engaging hands-on activities that will capture the imagination and tap into new technologies that help scientists explore our world and beyond. Chabot?s Galaxy Explorer teen volunteers will showcase their virtual reality program that examines the inner workings of the International Space Station. Visitors can also learn about radio telescopes, make dry ice comets, build their own greenhouse or throw seed bombs. Catch a hike in the beautiful redwood forest and explore Chabot?s new interactive exhibit-packed observation deck.

STEM Saturday
Saturday, Apr 21
10 a.m. ? 5 p.m.


Chabot Space & Science Center
10000 Skyline Blvd, Oakland
(510) 336-7373
Admission: $18 adults, $15 students/seniors, $14 children 3-12, under 3 free

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