5th Annual Science Festival Begins Today

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During Tuesday morning, the fifth annual Science Festival kicked off in the Sault. Better known as “SciFest”, is the only event of its kind in Northern Ontario.

SciFest is being held at the Sault Community Theatre, inside of White Pines Vocational School from today up until the festival’s conclusion with the fan favourite Science Carnival on Saturday, April 27th..

“Science is fun” said CEO of Science North Guy Labine. The Science Festival is hosted every year by the Sudbury based interactive science museum and most popular tourist attraction in Northern Ontario. “I think people will see through the series of events and activities that there is something for everyone”.

“This is our fifth year participating in the science festival, we really want to encourage students who are interested in science. Any event like this is wonderful” said Dr. Ron Common, president of Sault College. Sault College has been apart of the event since its inception and will be demonstrating their IT, Advanced Manufacturing, and Robotics programs during this installment of the annual event.

The event also brought out MP Terry Sheehan, MPP Ross Romano and Mayor Christian Provenzano.

This year the science festival is focusing on educating people of all ages, celebrating science and innovations and sparking interest in all ages.

New this year is a trivia night for adults and a film and speaker event for local schools.

For the entire list of events, be sure to check out Science North’s website here.

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