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Area kids can register for ‘Science in the Summer’

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WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with GSK and the UNC Morehead Planetarium & Science Center to offer “Science in the Summer” for rising second- through eighth-graders.

The free program will be offered at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St., according to the following schedule:

Level 1 – second- and third-graders; Monday-Friday, July 22-26; 9 a.m.-noon

Level 2 – fourth- and fifth-graders; Monday-Friday, July 22-26; 1-4 pm

Level 3 – sixth- through eighth-graders; Monday-Wednesday, July 15-17; 9 a.m.-noon

There is no cost to participate, but due to a limit of 20 students per session, registration is required. The online application is available on the town’s website at www.wakeforestnc.gov/parks-recreation-cultural-resources/parks-facilities/alston-massenburg-center/science-summer. Completed applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, and may be emailed to Recreation Specialist Garrett Bryant at gbryant@wakeforestnc.gov or delivered/mailed to the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. Taylor St., Wake Forest, NC 27587.

The theme for the 2019 Science in the Summer series is “The Science of Me.” Participating students will spend time exploring human biology through hands-on activities and experiments.

For more information, contact Bryant at 919-554-6189 or gbryant@wakeforestnc.gov.

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