Thursday, October 25, 2012

MathFest on November 8

Bring your family Nov. 8th to experience Math like you’ve never seen it before!

Zeno is hosting its 7th annual Seattle MathFest – a FREE community celebration of kids and math! Registration is now open and over 100 volunteers are being recruited for this unique event that brings together over 1,000 elementary-age kids, parents, teachers, school administrators and community members to help kids build confidence in and enthusiasm for math through interactive games in a carnival-like setting. Come experience squeals of delight, high-fives and a chorus of cheers as you work your way through over 20 stations to play math with your family!

What: A city-wide celebration of elementary students and mathematics
Where: Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98118
When: November 8, 2012, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

5:00 PM Doors open, refreshments served
7:00 PM Refreshment service ends
7:30PM Games close, awards ceremony and prize distribution begins
8:00 PM Doors close

Zeno, a Seattle-based non-profit organization, believes that with the self-confidence and skills gained by experiencing math in unique and unexpected ways, a person’s possibilities are infinite. Through their programs, like Seattle MathFest, Zeno reframes math as fun and relevant - all to build confident, curious kids who are Math Powered!

This free event is open to the public and Zeno partner schools. Interested in volunteering? It takes over 100 dynamic volunteers to host MathFest and we still need help! To register or volunteer, visit: http://seattlemathfest2012.eventbrite.com/ or contact Zeno at 206-325-0774.

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