Tuesday, September 18, 2012

September 2012: “What a Good Body Needs!” at Port Discover’s Afterschool Science

Port Discover’s Afterschool Science presents
“What a Good Body Needs!” on September 20

Elizabeth City, NC — Port Discover’s Afterschool Science is back! Join Marathon runner and boxing coaches, Coach Dad and Coach Ray, from Elizabeth City Boxing Club during “What a Good Body Needs!,” at Port Discover’s Afterschool Science, Thursday, September 20, at 3:00 pm. Kids will have fun learning how to prepare for a big race while improving their jump roping skills.

“What a Good Body Needs!” is a part of Port Discover's Kinetic Kids programs made possible by a grant from Albemarle Hospital Foundation in collaboration with Vidant Health. Afterschool Science is Port Discover’s free, interactive science program featuring a different and timely topic each month. Afterschool Science is made possible thanks to the City of Elizabeth City.

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. For more information, call 252-338-6117 or 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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