On Wednesday, Feb. 26, the 2014 San Mateo County Office of Education Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Fair Open House will take place at the Hiller Aviation Museum in San Carlos. The fair is a countywide event that aims to foster a greater interest and deeper understanding of science, mathematics, engineering and technology among San Mateo County students. The fair is the qualifying event for science projects to enter both the San Francisco Bay Area and California State Fairs.
The public is welcome to attend. Attendees will see more than 340 projects designed and created by current county students. Fifth- and sixth-grade projects will be highlighted from 5:30 p.m- 6:30 p.m., with the seventh-grade- through 12th-grade projects directly following from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
The museum is located at 601 Skyway Road in San Carlos.
Spruce Elementary School in South San Francisco will host an Aztec dance event 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27.
Adults pay $5, students pay $2 and kids under 4 are free. It helps raise funds for Spruce Elementary School Playworks.
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