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June 2017 Maine Science Festival partner events

Science doesn’t stop in Maine: MSF partners help us keep the focus on science year-round. See what’s happening near you this month and remember that #scienceiseverywhere.


June 3, 3:30 – 7:30pm: Hidden Figure Project Maine. Join Challenger Learning Center and Emera Astronomy Center staff for a fun rocket building activity! How high will your rocket fly? After, it’s time for a pizza supper break and rocket story sharing! Finally, take a seat in the Emera Astronomy Center planetarium for an exclusive viewing of the movie, “Hidden Figures,” made possible with support from River City Cinema.

Registration is limited; $10/person . Sign up here:

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Road, University of Maine


June 3, 11:30am – 2:00pmTeen Science Cafe: Where There’s Smoke, There’s Incomplete Combustion. Continuing on the First Responders/Emergency Management themes we began to explore at the Zombie Apocalypse, Jeff Currier of the Maine Forest Service will lead us on an interactive tour of the Jonesboro Forest Station.

No fee, and lunch provided. Grades 8-12. Pre-registration required. For more information, contact Axiom Education & Training Center 207-255-4917 or email

Maine Forest Service​ Office, 317 Whitneyville Rd, Jonesboro