City of STEM Kick-Off Event


April 6, 2019

10:00am - 5:00pm

Columbia Memorial Space Center

12400 Columbia Way

Downey, CA 90242


City of STEM launches off with a HUGE celebration on Saturday, April 6 at the Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey, CA. This event will feature 100 STEM partner booths (listed below), indoor and outdoor activities, music, food trucks, special live performances, Marvel Studios and Bill Nye! 



The celebration will include a live performance from Jason Latimer and Impossible Science!, plus live science music on stage from Music Notes and The Amoeba People!

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Catch Bill Nye live on stage at the City of STEM Kick-Off event at the Columbia Memorial Space Center!

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This year, YURI’S NIGHT LA has joined City of STEM! Yuri’s Night is an international celebration of the first spacewalk, and LA celebrates by throwing a huge party under the Endeavour at the CA Science Center! You can find more information about that event by clicking HERE.

YURI’S NIGHT LA is the only location in the world that also hosts an event for all the future astronauts, scientists and engineers out there and for 2019, it will be at the City of STEM launch event! Join YURI’S NIGHT LA as they host several hands-on activities all lead by volunteers from Virgin Orbit, JPL, and the Planetary Society! There will also be a special Yuri’s Night KIDS passport challenge which will give you a chance to in cool prizes!

Make sure to look out for the Yuri’s Night logo on April 6th!

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