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AETN partners with Mid-America Science Museum for Tinkerfest June 17

Posted 13 Jun 2017

The Arkansas Educational Television Network has partnered with the Mid-America Science Museum for Tinkerfest 2017 Saturday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families are invited to meet and take photos with Jet Propulsion from PBS KIDS' 'Ready Jet Go!' during the event.

The fifth annual Tinkerfest will include more than 50 hands-on tinkering stations focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. Makers and tinkerers from all over the state will be joining the museum for this day of science.

Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid America Boulevard, Hot Springs, will be open its normal business hours, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. General admission is $10 for ages 13 and up, $8 for ages 3 to 12, and free for members and children 2 and under.

Mid-America Science Museum is Arkansas's largest hands-on science center and the state's first Smithsonian affiliate. With over 100 engaging, hands-on exhibits that explore the wonders of energy, matter, life and perception, the museum seeks to spark curiosity and enhance scientific understanding through inquiry, observational skills and discovery learning.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas's only statewide public media network, which enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers through the distinct channels AETN PBS, AETN Create, AETN PBS KIDS, AETN World and AETN AIRS on SAP. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).