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Science Down by the River: A Wisconsin Rapids Science Festival

Saturday10/2311:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join in the fun and bring the whole family for a science-filled, event-packed walk or bike ride beginning at Ben Hansen Park and ending at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Wisconsin Rapids. Along the trail, enjoy educational booths and hands-on demonstrations provided by staff at George W. Mead State Wildlife Area, Sandhill Wildlife Area, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, UW- Stevens Point and more. Explore family-friendly activities at the McMillan Memorial Library or listen to a science-talk at a local establishment over food and drinks. Warming stations and food opportunities will be stationed along the park trail.

Don’t feel like biking? Parking space will be available at all educational stops. Come on out for a science-filled day and learn about the natural resource and technology-related gems available in the South Wood County area.


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Demonstration, Hands-On, Talks, Open House/Tour, Performances/Films


Ben hansen Park
1900 Block of 2nd Avenue
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
(800) 554-4484


University of Wisconsin – Madison
University of Wisconsin – Madison

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