San Mateo Astronomical Society

San Mateo County Astronomical Society

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Sat Oct 20, 2018
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

College of San Mateo
1700 W. Hillsdale Boulevard

San Mateo, CA 94402

Family Science & Astronomy Festival + Makerspace

A day of learning and fun for young and young at heart, for every age from 2 to 92, with planetarium shows, science workshops, astronomical observations, Makerspace activities, keynote speaker, fire technology and public safety demos, and more.

The events culminate in a key note lecture at 7:30PM in the Bay View Dining Room by Ron Hipschman, host and lecturer for the Exploratorium. The title of Ron's talk is "Science Fiction - Science Fact”.






 Astronomy at College of San Mateo