TCC and City of Tallahassee host 10th annual Tallahassee Science Festival

October 11, 2021

Tallahassee Science Festival logoTallahassee Community College and the City of Tallahassee present the 10th annual Tallahassee Science Festival (TSF) on Saturday, October 16th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Kleman Plaza, 306 S. Duval St, Tallahassee, FL 32301. The event is free of charge.

Visitors will have the chance to explore rocks, minerals and fossils, and walk through the seasons of life as a bear. There will be marine tanks, slime and super-cold cryogens along with robotics experiences, games, models and crafts. STEM-related departments from TCC, FSU, FAMU, UF, and Keiser University will be on-site, as well as representatives from city, county and state government agencies.

The Neighborhood Medical Center will be on site to administer COVID-19 vaccines, including boosters, to those eligible to receive them. 

In a partnership with The Challenger Learning Center (CLC), the festival will host former NASA Astronaut Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenberger who served as a mission specialist on STS-131, logging more than 362 hours in space. Before becoming an astronaut, she worked as a secondary STEM educator in Vancouver, Washington. Metcalf-Lindenberger will join in virtually for two presentations and Q&A sessions at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the Challenger Learning Center Planetarium, seating is limited to 50 persons/session.

WHAT: 10th Annual Tallahassee Science Festival

WHEN:  Saturday, October 16, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE: Kleman Plaza, 306 S. Duval St, Tallahassee, FL 32301