SEM Link brings STEM to the “Reading Bonanza in the Park” in East Palo Alto on May 17

Science, Engineering and Mathematics Link Inc. (SEM Link) brings hands on STEM activities to the Fourth Annual “Reading Bonanza in the Park” at Bell Street Park in East Palo Alto on May 17
 
 
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EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. - May 14, 2014 - PRLog -- Science, Engineering and Mathematics Link Inc.’s (SEM Link) Math and Science Career Academy will bring hands on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities to the Fourth Annual Reading Bonanza in the Park.  The event hosted by Stanford Alumni in partnership with Computers for Everyone will take place on Saturday, May 17th, 2014 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at Bell Street Park at 550 Bell Street, East Palo Alto, CA.
The purpose of the event is to showcase the diversity of books and promote the joy of reading. Families will be exposed to community resources, programs and various aspects of reading for entertainment, education and empowerment… all while having fun and getting free stuff!!

This is a free fun family literacy expo held at a park and open to the public. The event will consist of reading activities, games, and entertainment hosted by 100+ volunteers and 30+ community organizations.  Free books will be given to all youth attending. There will be free food, refreshments, snacks, and many giveaways. The 106 KMEL Street Team will be out playing music. A group from Live in Peace’s Music Academy will be performing.

SEM Link’s hands on STEM activities are for kids of all ages. These activities not only give students an opportunity to develop their STEM literacy skills, explore the creative side of STEM and observe STEM in the park. “SEM Link is excited to support this event for a second year in a row. We believe that is it important for families to read and do hands on STEM together and this event creates a great space for them to do both” – Tokiwa T. Smith, SEM Link Founder and Executive Director.

About Reading Bonanza in the Park

For more information about the event visit http://www.readingrainbowinthepark.org/, check out the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1460787274157475 or contact the event organizer at (415) 517-8843 (tel:%28415%29%20517-8843) or tui3@stanfordalumni.org.

About SEM Link

Science, Engineering and Mathematics Link, Inc. (SEM Link), a tax-exempt national nonprofit organization, founded in 2005 by Ms. Tokiwa T. Smith in Atlanta, Georgia on the premise that exposure to members of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) communities is critical to student achievement and career exploration in math and science.  Our two core programs, Experimental Design Program and Math and Science Career Academy, enhance the STEM educational experience for K-12 students by providing them with opportunities to engage in hands-on STEM activities, explore STEM careers and learn about real-world applications of STEM. Since our inception we have served thousands of youth in Atlanta, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Washington DC Metro Area. Like SEM Link on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/semlinkinc) and follow @semlink on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/semlink) or @semlink on Instagram (http://instagram.com/semlink). For more information about SEM Link visit our website at www.semsuccess.org or email us at info@semsuccess.org.

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