Free science expo will be held March 11

A science-centric expo for all ages will be held in Greenville from 10 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday, March, 11. A Time for Science Expo will be held at GO-Science learning center, 729 Dickinson Avenue. The free event at the downtown Greenville venue will be hosted by Grifton's A Time for Science nonprofit nature and science learning center. More than 40 exhibitors will offer interactive science displays for all ages. Exhibits from academic, industrial and educational organizations in eastern North Carolina will include NASA's Earth Dome, touchable live animals, robots and games. Free hayrides will offer transportation between the Science Expo and Uptown Greenville's St. Patrick's Day Festival at Five Points Plaza, being held at the same time several blocks away.

A Time for Science is a nature and science learning center for eastern North Carolina located on more than 380 acres of Bray Hollow Conservancy lands in southern Pitt County, at 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton.

GO-Science is a Greenville nonprofit learning center promoting and emphasizing the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

Photo from an earlier GO-Science event.