Volunteer Opportunities are Plentiful for Starry Night Art & Science Festival on April 8

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The Starry Night Art & Science Festival, sponsored by Westerville Partners for Education, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and Westerville City Schools, will take place from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 8 at Westerville North High School, located at 950 County Line Road.  The event will feature more than 60 exciting hands on activities for students in elementary and middle school, along with their families.  Starry Night is free and open to the public.  It features scientists, engineers, and artists from local businesses, professionals, Otterbein, OSU, and Westerville high school students.   Nationwide Hospital will host eight separate medically themed activities.  Starry Night also features a student showcase were Westerville students can present their work to a large audience.

New this year is an emphasis on “Citizen Science,” where students will learn how to collect important data about their community and the natural world.  Students or teachers who would like to present either an art or science based activity, or help promote a Citizen Science activity of their choice, should contact Jack Brown at Jackebrownjr@gmail.com or Julie McClure at mcclurejuliet@gmail.com.

Students or teachers who would like to volunteer to help stage this exciting event can go to: https://westervillepartnersforeducation.org/be-a-wpe-volunteer-star/.  

Keep up to date on new Starry Night exhibitors at https://westervillepartnersforeducation.org/starry-night/.