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ASC TINKERFEST 2017

 

FREE TinkerFest

2nd Saturday, September 9th 1-4 p.m.

This year's Tinkerfest theme encourages a healthy lifestyle by approaching the topic of cycling from a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) perspective.
Thanks to an anonymous donor, there will be bike giveaway during Tinkerfest 2017 in memory of Tony Carruth, White Hall resident and owner of Tony’s Radical Sportz Bike Shop.

ASC Activities include:

  • Bike Repair Workshop - learn how to change a flat tire, lube a bike chain, and replace bike brakes and pedals.
  • “Bling your ride” - air brush and bedazzle that old bike fender, create bike tassels, and decorate bike baskets
  • Pedal Power! - convert your physical energy from riding a bike into power for a blender attached to the bike’s rear tire to make healthy fruit smoothies.
  • Science of Textiles - visitors can learn about the science behind the protective properties of textiles used for cycling gear with faculty and students from UAPB’s Merchandising, Textiles and Design program.
  • 3D Cycle Art - observe Troy DeBill, a White Hall Middle School art teacher and EAST lab facilitator, and a group of her students create a 3D bicycle-themed artwork to be completed by the end of the event.
This event is free thanks to the Pine Bluff Community Foundation and the Arkansas Discovery Network which is funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. The STEAM Studio, which is sponsored by Junior League of Pine Bluff, will be open during TinkerFest.