Monday, December 6, 2010

December 2010 & January 2011: Port Discover Offers Free Science Fair Help Sessions

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844, | Jessica Faulkingham, 252-338-6117,
Port Discover Offers Free Science Fair Help Sessions in December and January

Elizabeth City, NC — Elizabeth City, NC — Port Discover science educators and local scientists will be at Port Discover for free Science Fair Help Sessions. The help sessions will offer students assistance with science fair projects. Dates and times for the Science Fair Help Sessions are:
  • Thursday, December 9 & 16, January 6 & 13: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 11 & 18, January 8 & 15: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Students are encouraged to call ahead and schedule an appointment. However, walk-ins are also welcome and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Science Fair 101 programs are made possible thanks to a grant from the Ribbon of Hope program of the GlaxoSmithKline Foundation. Science Fair 101 Help Sessions are free, but donations are appreciated. Please contact Port Discover at 252-338-6117 or for an appointment.

Port Discover is located at 611 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Port Discover’s hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or visit

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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