Tuesday, March 23, 2010

News from Port Discover: Northeastern North Carolina’s Center for Hands-On Science, Inc.

Sink Your Teeth Into This!

Healthy Eating the Focus of March 27 Second Saturday Science at Port Discover

Elizabeth City, NC— Children will learn how to “Eat from the Rainbow” during the March 27 Second Saturday Science, Sink Your Teeth Into This!, at Port Discover. March is National Nutrition Month, and Angie and John Lamberson, registered dietitians and owners of Nutrition Pair, will show how the nutrients in food work inside bodies. They will also demonstrate how healthy eating will build a strong and healthy body! Sink Your Teeth Into This! begins at 11:00 a.m. Second Saturday Science is free, thanks to the program sponsor, Gateway Bank. Reservations are required. Please call 252-338-6117 for registration.

Port Discover is located at 611 E. Main Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Port Discover’s hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or visit www.portdiscover.org.

Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools.
Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.

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