Hartnell is ready for a great Family Science Day this Sunday

Publish Date: 
Sep 29, 2016

Hartnell is ready for a great Family Science Day this Sunday 

SALINAS, Calif. – Hartnell Community College District presents its 10th Annual Family Science Day this Sunday, October 2, 2016 on Main Campus, 411 Central Avenue, Salinas, CA in Building N – Merrill Hall.


The Family Science Day will be from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This is a free event open to the public. Parking will be free on campus.  


This special day will offer free food to the first 500 to check in.  This is a great day to enjoy with the entire family, have fun learning, and learn about the offerings at Hartnell.  Some of the activities and services offered include:


  • Science demonstrations
  • Live animals
  • Hands-on activities
  • Music
  • Health screenings


Hartnell College student clubs, staff, and faculty will highlight the amazing world of science in hopes to inspire the next generation of scientists in the Salinas Valley.


The Family Science Day will also offer a Community Resource Fair with valuable information for all families; register here https://goo.gl/forms/e7vWyQXfgRGntoYI3 to showcase your organization or contact the K-12 STEM Programs at 831-755-6970.


For more information prior to and during the event, contact Director of K-12 STEM Programs, Maggie Melone at 831-269-9280 or email mmelone@hartnell.edu.


Hartnell Community College District – established in 1920

The Hartnell CCD serves over 16,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides workforce training, basic skills courses, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world class STEM education, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities, and athletics. We are proud to be the winners of the California Innovation Award for CSin3 – a Computer Science degree in three years.  We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visitwww.hartnell.edu