Charleston STEM festival to be held Saturday

A child inspects a robot during the 2014 STEM Festival, celebrating science, technology, engineering and math. This year’s festival is Saturday at Brittlebank Park.

A free, family-friendly celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics will be held this Saturday.

The 2015 Charleston STEM festival will be from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Brittlebank Park off Lockwood Drive in downtown Charleston. Attendees will be able to participate in nearly 50 interactive exhibits and hands-on demonstrations that feature elements of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Exhibits will include a flight demonstration by The Center for Birds of Prey, a marine touch tank from the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and a robotics demonstration from SPAWAR.

Parking will be available for $5 in the lot on the corner of Fishburne and Horizon streets.