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More Scenes From ScienceFest 2016

on July 17, 2016 - 1:13pm

Leia Roach strolls along the pond Saturday during ScienceFest 2016 in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Briefing a young scientist. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Some 10,000 people turned out for Saturday's ScienceFest in Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos ScienceFest packed a day full of interactive activities, tours and exhibits Saturday that engaged some 10,000 people of all ages in science.

Festival producer Los Alamos MainStreet partneed with community businesses and organizations to present the festival at Ashley Pond Park in downtown Los Alamos.

ScienceFest brought family-fun to the community. Attendees visited booths with non-stop interactive science demonstrations, enjoyed a kids activity area, music, food, beverages and live musical performances.

 

A pleasant day for Saturday's ScienceFest at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Dogs turned out for ScienceFest at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Compa Industries owner Edna Lopez chats with community members from her booth at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Rick Nebel of Tibbar Plasma Technologies in Los Alamos prepares to launch a ping pong ball 500 miles per hour through a pipe and into a plastic box containing an empty soda can. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene of the aftermath following Rick Nebel's launch of a ping pong ball 500 miles per hour through a pipe and into a plastic box containing an empty soda can. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Undercover spy Deb Huling seeks the second part of a secret phrase during Saturday's ScienceFest. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

MPNHP Interim Park Superintendent Tracy Atkins briefs attendees on the Manhattan Project National Historic Park. Courtesy photo

Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, right, who serves on the LACDC Board, and Los Alamos Visitors' Center employee Annie Kuiper 'check security badges' at Los Alamos Main Gate Park Saturday during ScienceFest. Courtesy photo

Period cars parked Saturday at Los Alamos Project Main Gate Park. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos County Councilor David Izraelevitz checks a security badge Saturday at Los Alamos Main Gate Park during ScienceFest. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

VaLynn Purvis of Party To Go. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Saturday's ScienceFest. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Tasty treats from Marguerite McClay, left, at the Rose Chocolatier Booth. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Drone Zone obstacle course. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Drone Zone obstacle course. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Drone Zone obstacle course. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Robot. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Saturday's ScienceFest. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Saturday's ScienceFest. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Saturday's ScienceFest. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Saturday's ScienceFest. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Fat Boy replica at Saturday's ScienceFest. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos High School Teacher and Bradbury Science Museum Association Board Member Kathy Boerigter, center, demonstrates a little science for the crowd gathered at the BSMA Booth Saturday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Model helicopter rests on an amplifier. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Saturday's ScienceFest. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Saturday's ScienceFest. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from Saturday's ScienceFest. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LACDC Marketing Manager Ryn Herrmann. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Crowds lined up throughout the day Saturday to discover the Atomic City through a Buffalo Tours guided tour, which launched from the Bradbury Science Museum. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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