Monday, July 25, 2011

“Earth to Sky,” Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science, Saturday, August 13th


LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844,

Jessica Faulkingham, 252-338-6117,

Elizabeth City, NC — Chef Andy Montero will present “Earth to Sky,” in Port Discover’s new Kids Grow garden, during Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science program, on Saturday, August 13 at 11:00 am. Yummy health snacks will be prepared as kids learn how to use and consume every part of the plant--from roots, stems, leaves to seeds and the "fruit" from the plant. Programs in “Kids Grow” garden are made possible by a grant from AgCarolina Financial.

Second Saturday Science is Free, thanks to program sponsor, Gateway Bank. Port Discover is located at 611 East Main Street in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The science center’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. To register for this program please call 252-338-6117 or email Find out more about Port Discover at

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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