Topeka Science & 
Tech Fest

Returning Saturday, October 14, 2017
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 700-block of S. Kansas Avenue, Downtown Topeka
Cost: Free
Stay connected: #TopCitySTEM

If your child loves science, technology, engineering and math -- or you want to inspire that love in your littles -- we'll see you October 14.

Hands-on activities and demonstrations aimed at toddlers to eighth-graders will line the street, plus food trucks and other fun. Then spend the evening at Ad Astra Kansas Space Day on the Washburn University campus.

The inaugural event in review:  Hands on fun

Stop by 712 Innovations to explore Augmented Reality and watch the Tormach Laser cutter, 3D printer, and shop-bot in action. Parents can learn about membership opportunities and a new partnership with the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.

Ad Astra Kansas Space Day begins at 5 p.m. at Stoffer Science Hall on the campus of Washburn University.

Demonstration Stage schedule:

10:30 a.m.: ET Drone Home
11 a.m.: Ad Astra Kansas Foundation
11:30 a.m.: Liz Heinecke: The Kitchen Pantry Scientist 
12 p.m.: The Topeka Zoological Park
12:30 p.m.: Living in Space, presented by The Cosmosphere
1 p.m.: The Foundation for Aeronautical Education
1:30 p.m.: Liz Heinecke: The Kitchen Pantry Scientist  
2 p.m.: Steamopolis, presented by Kansas Starbase and the Manchester School for Young Children

Exploration Stations:

Stations are listed here as you'll discover them moving north to south along S. Kansas Ave. during the event.  $ signifies a vendor. 

  • Foundation for Aeronautic Education
  • Parents As Teachers
  • TSCPL Bookmobile
  • $ Aunt Nancy’s Face Art
  • $ McAlister’s Deli
  • Home Depot build station
  • $ JLG BBQ food truck
  • Topeka Metro Bikes
  • Topeka Collegiate School
  • 712 Innovations (store front)
  • Virtual Reality
  • Kansas Children’s Discovery Center
  • $ Sugar Baby’s Sweets food truck
  • Visit Topeka Info - Free Gift
  • Ad Astra Kansas 
  • KS Enrichment Network
  • $ Dandelions
  • Boys and Girls’ Club of Topeka
  • Leaping Llamas (store front)
  • Liz Heinecke: Kitchen Pantry Scientist
  • Topeka Zoo
  • Steamopolis
  • Cosmosphere
  • DNA Extraction
  • Washburn Rural Middle School

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