Are you looking for something fun to do with your kids? Check out the Boone Family STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Festival from 9 a.m. to noon, on Saturday, April 13, at the DMACC Boone Campus at 1125 Hancock Drive in Boone.


This free event is open to families with kids of all ages to experience hands-on STEM activities. There will be robots, LEGO catapults, elephant toothpaste, extracting DNA, 3D printing, toothpick puzzles, monarchs, a rainfall simulator, a flame thrower, health discovery and more.


Free water bottles and bags will also be given out. Dozens of booths will offer hands-on activities, including the Blank Park Zoo, Cardinal Space Mining, Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa, YMCA Amazing Adventures, Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium and Ledges State Park.