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Oct 05
This Year’s Science Night Slated for Oct. 20

photo of occ science night volcano exploding with children in backgroundMore than 5,000 elementary students and their families are expected to visit OCC during the College's annual Science Night on Friday, Oct. 20.

Youngsters from 25 elementary schools in Newport Mesa, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach and Westminster school districts are invited to attend the event, which will take place from 5:30–9:30 p.m. throughout campus.

This year's theme for exhibits is "From the Sea to the Stars" and will include robots on parade, stargazing with high-powered telescopes, creepy-crawly creatures from the sea, bones and skeletons, airplanes, helicopters, volcanic rocks and dinosaur bones. For more information about exhibits visit

Departments participating in activities include aviation, allied health, anthropology, architecture, biology, computing, consumer and health sciences, geology, marine sciences, mathematics, technology, to name just a few.

Admission and parking is free, and all attendees will receive a free sandwich, chips and bottle of water.

For questions or more information, contact Liz Parker at