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The University of Texas at Austin Texas Natural Science Center Texas Natural Science Center

 

 

Press Room

Press Release

EVENT:  AUSTIN SCIENCE FUN DAY

EVENT DATE/TIME:  Saturday, March 5, 2005 from 11am to 5pm

FOR RELEASE:  IMMEDIATELY THROUGH MARCH 5, 2005

TODAY'S DATE:  Feb. 17, 2005

CONTACT:
Susan Romberg, Director of External Affairs
512-232-5654
 
WHAT:  Austin Science Fun Day
WHEN:  11am to 5pm on Saturday, March 5, 2005
WHERE:  Texas Memorial Museum at 2400 Trinity (two blocks north of the UT stadium)
ADMISSION:  FREE – open to the public. Free parking available in the adjacent garage. 

Austin Science Fun Day features 15 interactive booths offering entertainment and education for the whole family, with experiments created and demonstrated by Austin-area schoolchildren in partnership with local science organizations. 

Austin Science Fun Day is sponsored by AMD, National Instruments, KXAN-TV 36, and Tokyo Electron (TEL).

Children's author Lynne Cherry, author of the Great Kapok Tree, will sign her books from 11am to 4pm -- this and other titles available in The Museum Store.

For updated information on this event, see www.austinsciencefunday.org. For additional program information or to arrange media opportunities, contact Dianne Folkerth.

Texas Memorial Museum is a non-profit organization.  Its mission:  to encourage awareness and appreciation of the interplay of the biological, geological and environmental forces as they have shaped, are shaping and will shape our world.

Regular museum hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
The Museum is located at 2400 Trinity Street (2 blocks north of the UT stadium).
ALWAYS FREE ADMISSION.

 
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