FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CELEBRATE CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL AT THE
CHILDREN’S SCIENCE CENTER LAB
Fairfax, VA, March 1, 2023 – The Children’s Science Center Lab will be offering the National Cherry Blossom Festival Celebration thanks to the generous support of Visit Fairfax and their annual partnership with the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Guests will be encouraged to look at the cherry blossoms through the lens of science with hands-on activities. They will observe capillaries in action at the Experiment Bar, create flower origami in the Tinker Shop, and learn the science and history of cherry blossoms while embarking on a scavenger throughout the entire Lab.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival Celebration at the Lab is located inside Fair Oaks Mall and will take place March 25 through April 16, during weekend timed-entry sessions available at 10:00 – 12:00 p.m. and 2 – 4 p.m. To learn more and purchase tickets online, visit childsci.org and save $2 per ticket.
The Children’s Science Center Lab opened in 2015 to provide children, families and school groups a place to explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts through engaging hands-on exhibits, activities and programs.
About Northern Virginia Science Center Foundation
The Northern Virginia Science Center Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that operates the Children’s Science Center Lab at Fair Oaks Mall and STEM programs traveling to schools and other community venues across the region. The Foundation is helping develop the Northern Virginia Science Center in partnership with the Science Museum of Virginia through a pivotal public private partnership that also includes Loudoun County and critical support from the private sector. The Science Center will be located in Dulles, VA and will be a world-class, interactive museum for families, students and learners of all ages that will spark and sustain the natural curiosity in all of us. Learn more at novasci.org.
About the National Cherry Blossom Festival
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is one of the world’s great celebrations of spring. The 2023 Festival, March 20-April 16, includes four weeks of events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty and community spirit. Leadership Circle Sponsors for the 2023 National Cherry Blossom Festival are Events DC and Amazon. Add the 2023 Festival dates and signature event dates to your calendar, and visit NationalCherryBlossomFestival.org or call 877.44.BLOOM for more information. Get the latest updates via email, and be sure to follow the Festival on Facebook (@CherryBlossomFestival), Instagram (@CherryBlossFest), Twitter (@CherryBlossFest) and YouTube (@CherryBlossFest).
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