Indiana families, educators and others are expected to converge on the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Saturday for Celebrate Science Indiana.
Organizers say the event will highlight the fun and importance of science education with hands-on activities, talks with scientists and other presentations. NASA Astronaut Stephen Robinson will speak at noon.
Participants will include local and national science-based industries and businesses, federal agencies, and public institutions that have a major emphasis on science or science education. Universities representatives will be available to answer questions.
The event will be held in the fairgrounds' South Pavilion from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free, but parking costs $3 per vehicle.