3rd Annual Kansas Science Festival Coming to Manhattan

By Ryan Duey

The 3rd annual Kansas Science Festival returns to Downtown Manhattan on April 27th, offering an exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) for all ages. The festival runs from 11 am to 4 pm, featuring 50 booths and over 150 presenters along Poyntz Avenue and the County Plaza. With over 2,000 expected to be in attendance.

Theresa Quintana, a Kansas State University graduate student and Treasurer of the festival, emphasized its role in fostering curiosity and uniting communities through science.

Activities will range from hands-on experiences to presentations showcasing the diversity of STEAM disciplines in daily life. Live music performances will also take place at the Festival.

Poyntz Avenue will be closed from 3rd Street through 5th Street during the event. The festival hopes to inspire a passion for STEAM and create a vibrant community where knowledge and innovation thrive amidst fun and excitement.

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