Press release from the Asheville Museum of Science:
In honor of Earth Day, the Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS) is hosting earth-friendly themed activities throughout the week. Bring the kids to their usual museum favorites, Make & Mingle after-hours with adult science enthusiast, and join us for Saturday STEAM.
AMOS will have hands-on activities for all ages and look at topics from clean water, conservation, sustainability, recycling, upcycling, and beyond.
“Earth Day is a perfect day to consider the actions we can take to live more sustainably and be better stewards of the resources we have,” said Amanda Bryant, AMOS Executive Director.
April 20-April 27
In AMOS fashion join us for Earth Day themed floor and STEM Lab activities. All events are free with Museum admission during normal business hours.
Saturday, April 20
An Introduction to Lego Robotics for ages 7-13 @ AMOS 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
$30 per participant, pre-registration required
Saturday STEAM: Learn to Solder @ AMOS 2-4 p.m., Free with Admission
River Link’s Earth Day Kid’s Festival @ Salvage Station 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Free
Monday, April 22 (EARTH DAY)
Make & Mingle: Earth Day Art @ AMOS 7-9 p.m.
$20 per participant, walk-ins welcome
Enjoy a Night at the Museum while you create upcycled art at AMOS’s Make & Mingle event for a great cause. Adults can explore AMOS after-hours while making their own jewelry or art out of old computer parts and learn from a local jewelry maker. Thanks to our sponsor, Charlotte Street Computers , guest will enjoy local brews, snacks, and mingle with like-minded 21+ geeks and makers. Each $20 ticket purchase supports STEM education in Western North Carolina, and includes exclusive access to the museum activities, complementary drink, and, of course, the awesome project that each participant will create and take home with them.