WYE MILLS — The third annual Mid-Shore STEM Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Eastern Shore Higher Education Center, on the Chesapeake College campus in Wye Mills.

The event will be held rain or shine from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public.

The Mid-Shore STEM Festival is being hosted by the University of Maryland Extension 4-H Program, and is focused on providing hands-on science, technology, engineering and math learning for youth of all ages and their families.

Activities will include interactive displays and stations, tours and demonstrations.

Youth can learn about insects in space, flight exploration, the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, plants in space, geocaching, art, engineering, robotics, technology and much more.

In addition, there will be tours of Chesapeake College.

New features for 2019 will include STEM activities for younger audiences (pre-school and early elementary age) provided by the early childhood education department from 10 a.m. to noon and other unique activities.

Lunch and refreshments will be for sale.

For more information, contact Navonne Owen, UME Caroline County 4-H, at nowen@umd.edu or 410-479-4030.

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