March 1, 2005 > Science and Kids
Science and Kids
by Linda Stone
This year's theme for the Science, Earth and Health Festival at James Logan High School, is "Science and Kids" and will feature a host of activities and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy, including a visit from a NASA astronaut.
The event is free and will include information booths, live animals and great food along with demonstrations, contests and performances by various groups and healthcare professionals. Festival activities will include visits from the Oakland Zoo Classroom Safari, Chabot Space and Science Center, Washington and St. Rose Hospitals and other science and earth groups.
Performances by the New Haven Unified School District "The Recycling Players,"
Wild Animal Safari and Health and Science musicals will be sure to entertain kids and adults alike. Competitions will include radio-controlled car racing, Egg Drop contest, Art contest and a Paper Airplane contest.
Schedule of Events
10 a.m. Festival opens
Kindergartner performances on stage
RC Car Competition begins
10:30 a.m. 3rd and 4th grade performances on stage
Art Contest begins
11 a.m. Union City Fire Department BBQ begins
11:30 a.m. Recycling Players on stage
Deadline for Egg Drop contest
Noon Egg Drop contest in the main parking lot
Union City Chief of Police Randy Ulibarri
New Haven Unified School District Superintendent Patricia Jaurequi
Free Dryer's ice cream
12:30 p.m. Wild Animal Safari on stage
1 p.m. Paper Airplane contest begins
1-3 p.m. Health and Science musicals on stage
3-4 p.m. Awards ceremony
Major sponsors include: City of Union City, New Haven Unified School District, Tri-CED Community Recycling, Union City Police Officers Association, Union City Fire Fighters Local 1946, BFI, Fremont Bank, Comcast, Pacific Gas and Electric and Dakota Press.
Science, Earth and Health Festival
Saturday, March 5
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
James Logan High School
1800 "H" Street, Union City