Family Fun Day - “Bringing Dreams To Life”

Date: Saturday, 02 March, 2013

Location: St. Nicolas’ Church, Galway City

Times: 11am - 5pm

 

NUI Galway is calling all wanna-be-engineers. NUI Galway’s College of Engineering and Informatics and Ryan Institute will host a free family-event. Taking place at St Nicholas Church in Galway City on Saturday, 2 March from 11am to 5pm, Bringing Dreams to Life promises to be a great day out for everyone, with activities to suit all ages.

At the one-day family event, visitors will be able to take part in hands-on experiments, workshops, and demonstrations. Each activity will explore the engineering behind many aspects of our lives including sustainable building and living, transport, water pollution and treatment, and electricity. There will be puppets and a lego-build area especially for the young visitors and a display of antique engineering equipment to make the grown-ups feel at home. Highlights of the event will include a K’Nex Bridge Building Contest, an Eco-House Design Challenge, a Renewable Energy Demonstration Station, Water Treatment experiments, Robotics and more.

For further information contact Ena Brophy on 091 492664 or ena.brophy@nuigalway.ie.