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We are very excited to announce our 2nd Annual - "May Science Be With You" event scheduled for May 4, 2017 at the Desert Research Institute's Las Vegas Campus. 

We are very excited to announce our 2nd Annual - "May Science Be With You" event scheduled for May 4, 2017 at the Desert Research Institute's Las Vegas Campus. 

This fantastic event will feature special science presentations from DRI faculty and staff, and our partners at the National Atomic Testing Museum; hands-on activities for all ages; and special tours of DRI's science labs.

DRI faculty and staff will be on-hand to answer questions and introduce community members to the amazing science that happens everyday at the Institute. 

This 2nd Annual event will be held in collaboration with the Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival and feature a one-of-a-kind Las Vegas Star Wars Celebration, featuring photos and interaction with the 501st and Saber Guild characters, and a live padawan training. 

Special VIP Guest Colin Cantwell, the creator of the Death Star and the visionary behind the designs of the X-Wing, TIE Fighter, the original Millennium Falcon, Star Destroyers, and the Y-Wing. 

Community members and students and children of all ages are invited to attend this special event and celebrate science on May 4, 2017 at the Desert Research Institute. 

Event Details: 

  • Date: May 4, 2017
  • Location: DRI, 755 E. Flamingo, Las Vegas
  • Time: 4-8pm
  • Cost: Free
For more information contact Craig Rosen, Science Alive Community Relations and Professional Development Administrator at 702-862-5332

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