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Pelham Reads! Blast Off: A Day Of Space-Themed Fun
October 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join a day of space-themed fun for the family in conjunction with the Pelham Reads! celebration of Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. The book, which comes in young reader and children’s editions, tells the stories of several black female mathematicians and their contributions to NASA during the Jim Crow era of the 1940s and 50s.
Activities include astral arts and crafts with artist Susan Saas for ages 3 and up, rocket launches for ages 7 and up, a journey around the planets ‘Toddlers in Science program’ for ages 3 to 6 and full STEAM-ahead science program for middle schoolers with science research director Steve Beltecas and PMHS student volunteers