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10:00 am

North Bay Discovery Day

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404 United States
Free

This celebration will be the high point of the Bay Area Science Festival in the North Bay. Families are encouraged to attend this fun interactive event – it’s all designed to get kids excited about science, math, engineering and technology.

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Science Saturday: Bats Spiders and Snakes

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am
Free

It’s that time of the year. Celebrate Halloween and learn about bats spiders and snakes with Science Saturday.

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Science Saturday: Bats Spiders and Snakes

October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am
Free

It’s that time of the year. Celebrate Halloween and learn about bats spiders and snakes with Science Saturday.

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11:00 am

Discovery Day – East Bay

October 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cal State East Bay, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542 United States
Free

Cal State East Bay initiated its first science festival in1974 and its College of Science faculty, staff and students are particularly excited to kick off the Bay Area Science Festival with this Discovery Day.

Approximately 50 activities are scheduled, with demonstrations, experiments, hands-on-activities, exhibits, lectures and much much more. Participation by everyone is encouraged, especially by school-age children. Everyone – young and old – can experience the wonders of science.

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1:30 pm

Fish Days

October 28, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
Free

Learn about fresh water fish that are found in  local ponds and rivers.  Games show native and non native fish and how they arrived at Tule Ponds.  Compare fishing ponds for people versus fishing ponds for wildlife.   Explore how the early peoples of area went fishing as well as the science behind fishing lures.  These […]

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Fish Days

October 28, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
Free

Learn about fresh water fish that are found in  local ponds and rivers.  Games show native and non native fish and how they arrived at Tule Ponds.  Compare fishing ponds for people versus fishing ponds for wildlife.   Explore how the early peoples of area went fishing as well as the science behind fishing lures.  These […]

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2:00 pm

Indicators That Fox Are in Your Area

October 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Free

Do you sometimes see paw prints in mud or scat (poop) on the trails and assume that a dog left it? It could be from something else. Come along with me and I will show you how to distinguish and identify the markings of a gray fox. Gain some insights into the fox's nature and […]

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Indicators That Fox Are in Your Area

October 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Free

Do you sometimes see paw prints in mud or scat (poop) on the trails and assume that a dog left it? It could be from something else. Come along with me and I will show you how to distinguish and identify the markings of a gray fox. Gain some insights into the fox's nature and […]

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4:30 pm

Vision + Light: Converging Senses – Day 1

October 28, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Li Ka Shing Center, 2535 Oxford St
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
Free

Journey through ancient and modern worlds, from the nano to cosmic scale. Explore exhibits of microscopy, painting, video installations and sculpture, created by artists and scientists probing our world for deeper understanding.

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Vision + Light: Converging Senses

October 28, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Li Ka Shing Center, 2535 Oxford St
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
Free

This acclaimed program returns featuring the convergence of art and science. Journey through ancient and modern worlds from the nano to cosmic scale. Explore exhibits of microscopy painting video installations and sculpture created by artists and scientists probing our world for deeper understanding.Learn about ancient ceramic intrigue explore physics and the deep sea fold paper […]

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Vision + Light: Converging Senses

October 28, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Li Ka Shing Center, 2535 Oxford St
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
Free

This acclaimed program returns featuring the convergence of art and science. Journey through ancient and modern worlds from the nano to cosmic scale. Explore exhibits of microscopy painting video installations and sculpture created by artists and scientists probing our world for deeper understanding.Learn about ancient ceramic intrigue explore physics and the deep sea fold paper […]

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7:00 pm

Tested: Deconstructed

October 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Castro Theater, 429 Castro St
San Francisco, 94114 United States
$15 - $50

Adam Savage and Tested.com present Tested: Deconstructed, an evening of demonstrations of fantastic projects and conversations about the processes that make them possible. Join Adam Savage, robot builder Simone Giertz, the Tested team, and friends in the maker community as they reveal what makes their projects tick and the journeys that took those builds from […]

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Tested: Deconstructed

October 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
$15 - $20

Adam Savage and Tested.com present Tested: Deconstructed an evening of demonstrations of fantastic projects and conversations about the processes that make them possible. Join Adam Savage robot builder Simone Giertz the Tested team and friends in the maker community as they reveal what makes their projects tick and the journeys that took those builds from […]

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Jazz Under the Stars

October 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Free

Come peer through our telescopes and see craters on the Moon the visible planets star clusters and more while we listen to CSM's very own KCSM Jazz 91 FM. Dress warmly.  Free parking in Marie Curie Lot 5.  Directions here.

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Tested: Deconstructed

October 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
$15 - $20

Adam Savage and Tested.com present Tested: Deconstructed an evening of demonstrations of fantastic projects and conversations about the processes that make them possible. Join Adam Savage robot builder Simone Giertz the Tested team and friends in the maker community as they reveal what makes their projects tick and the journeys that took those builds from […]

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Jazz Under the Stars

October 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Free

Come peer through our telescopes and see craters on the Moon the visible planets star clusters and more while we listen to CSM's very own KCSM Jazz 91 FM. Dress warmly.  Free parking in Marie Curie Lot 5.  Directions here.

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7:30 pm

Science, Technology, Cartoons, and Comedy with Kelly and Zach Weinersmith

October 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
$10 - $40

What happens when a top scientist and the cartoonist behind the popular geek web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal get married and birth a book? A hilarious and informative investigation into future technologies that will improve and/or ruin everything. If you're a fan of Mary Roach, popular science, Reddit (to be explained later*), or the future, this is the event for you!

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Watching the Universe Grow Up

October 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cushing Memorial Amphitheater, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, E. Ridgecrest Blvd. at Pan Toll Road
Mill Valley, CA 94941 United States
Free

Digital cameras allows the modern amateur to capture stunning deep-space and planetary images that rival those taken by professional observatories. Come learn about the basic equipment and techniques that help bring the heavens to Earth.

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Science Technology Cartoons and Comedy

October 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
$10 - $40

What happens when a top scientist and the cartoonist behind the popular geek web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal get married and birth a book? A hilarious and informative investigation into future technologies that will improve and/or ruin everything. If you’re a fan of Mary Roach popular science Reddit (to be explained later*) or the […]

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Seeing the Beginning: Insights from the Cosmic Microwave Background – RESCHEDULED

October 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Free

Do you ever wish we could look back in time? We can by studying the cosmic microwave background (CMB) which reveals the fiery early universe when it was only 0.003% of its present age. This talk will show how studying the CMB allows us to learn about the origin composition and ultimate fate of the […]

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Science Technology Cartoons and Comedy

October 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025 United States
$10 - $40

What happens when a top scientist and the cartoonist behind the popular geek web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal get married and birth a book? A hilarious and informative investigation into future technologies that will improve and/or ruin everything. If you’re a fan of Mary Roach popular science Reddit (to be explained later*) or the […]

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Seeing the Beginning: Insights from the Cosmic Microwave Background – RESCHEDULED

October 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Free

Do you ever wish we could look back in time? We can by studying the cosmic microwave background (CMB) which reveals the fiery early universe when it was only 0.003% of its present age. This talk will show how studying the CMB allows us to learn about the origin composition and ultimate fate of the […]

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Astrophotography for Everyone- CANCELED

October 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Free

Advances in recent decades have allowed amateur astronomers to produce deep space and planetary pictures that rival those taken by professional observatories. This presentation will provide an overview of off-the-shelf instruments and methods anyone with perseverance and patience can use to take amazing astronomical images.Speaker: Jay GaBany Advanced Imaging ConferenceEditor's Note: This event was originally scheduled for […]

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Astrophotography for Everyone- CANCELED

October 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Free

Advances in recent decades have allowed amateur astronomers to produce deep space and planetary pictures that rival those taken by professional observatories. This presentation will provide an overview of off-the-shelf instruments and methods anyone with perseverance and patience can use to take amazing astronomical images.Speaker: Jay GaBany Advanced Imaging ConferenceEditor's Note: This event was originally scheduled for […]

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