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Flagstaff Festival of Science update for March 12 — ‘One Small Step for Humankind, One Giant Leap for a Small Company’ on March 13

| March 11, 2019
Flagstaff Festival of Science update for March 12 — ‘One Small Step for Humankind, One Giant Leap for a Small Company’ on March 13

Hear how a local company, W. L. Gore & Associates, played a key role in the success of the Apollo mission and man’s first walk on the moon in 1969.

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March 11 — ‘Stress Management & How it Impacts Your Health’ to be presented at the Grand Canyon Recreational Center

| March 11, 2019
March 11 — ‘Stress Management & How it Impacts Your Health’ to be presented at the Grand Canyon Recreational Center

“Stress Management & How it Impacts Your Health” will be presented at noon Wednesday, March 27 at the Grand Canyon Recreational Center, 2 Mohave St., Grand Canyon Village.

Free event for all community members.

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April 11 — Space still available for the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence ‘RESILIENCE — The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope’ in Flagstaff

| March 8, 2019
April 11 — Space still available for the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence ‘RESILIENCE — The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope’ in Flagstaff

The Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence will present the documentary “RESILIENCE — The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 11 at the Flagstaff Aquaplex, 1702 N. Fourth St., Flagstaff.

Stay after the viewing for a Q&A session with local experts, including Virginia Watahomigie, executive director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for March 4 — 2019 Conference Photo Winner

| March 4, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for March 4 — 2019 Conference Photo Winner

2019 Conference Photo WinnerICAN Positive Programs for YouthThis year we had 50 photo submissions for the 2019 Conference Photo Contest. The 27th Annual School’s Out, Make It Count conference will feature ICAN’s winning photo.

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March 11 — Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration to be held at NAU Dome

| March 4, 2019
March 11 — Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration to be held at NAU Dome

The sixth annual Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration will be held on Monday, March 11 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Walkup Skydome located on the Northern Arizona University campus.  The event is a community event supported by various community partners to bring families together for participatory events promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.  There are currently close to 100 participating organizations for this event.

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March 28 — Family-friend FUNraiser for North Country Health Care

| March 4, 2019
March 28 — Family-friend FUNraiser for North Country Health Care

Come put the FUN in FUNdraising! Paint for North Country HealthCare’s Maternal/Child Health Fund, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 28, Creative Spirits, 605 W. Riordan Road, Flagstaff.

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Apollo 16 astronaut will be keynote speaker for 10-day Flagstaff Festival of Science celebration Sept. 20-29. Applications are open to host a program for the festival now or to provide science education outreach to schools throughout the year

| March 4, 2019
Apollo 16 astronaut will be keynote speaker for 10-day Flagstaff Festival of Science celebration Sept. 20-29. Applications are open to host a program for the festival now or to provide science education outreach to schools throughout the year

Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s involvement grows with selection of Executive Director Virginia Watahomigie as a Festival board member

Charlie Duke, the 10th and youngest person to ever walk on the moon, will be the W.L Gore & Associates keynote speaker at the opening of the 10-day Flagstaff Festival of Science. Duke, who served as the Apollo 16 lunar module pilot in 1972, trained in Flagstaff with other Apollo astronauts, maneuvering a lunar rover prototype over rough volcanic terrain and in and out of a simulated crater field north of the city.

… CCC&Y, which will once again present its STEAM-themed Early Childhood Fair during the science festival and will take an active part in the festival planning this year with the addition of Executive Director Virginia Watahomigie as a festival board member.

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First Things First update for Feb. 25 — Final week to submit your proposal

| February 25, 2019
First Things First update for Feb. 25 — Final week to submit your proposal

First Things First is now accepting proposals for breakout sessions to be presented at the 2019 Early Childhood Summit. This year we have an earlier deadline of March 1. This is the final week to submit your proposal.

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STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 23 — Funding Opportunity: Grand Canyon University STEM Implementation Grants

| February 25, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 23 — Funding Opportunity: Grand Canyon University STEM Implementation Grants

Grand Canyon University has just opened applications for their STEM Implementation Grant. This grant supports Arizona educators in the strategic implementation of STEM through problem-based learning and embedded technology. They are looking for applicants who are currently incorporating STEM into their curriculum and would greatly benefit from grant funds for continuing efforts (view the in-depth grant criteria).

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April 25 — The Literacy Center announces 23rd annual Mountain Spelling Bee Bash

| February 25, 2019
April 25 — The Literacy Center announces 23rd annual Mountain Spelling Bee Bash

Save the Date and get ready for the F-U-N!  The 23rd Annual Mountain Spelling Bee Bash will be April 25th from 5:30-9:30 at the High Country Conference Center.  Enjoy a fantastic live and silent auction, great food, and competitive spelling entertainment all in the name of literacy for all!

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