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Aviation, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (ASTEAM) Carnival , Sept 22


The Northern Virginia Urban League (NVUL) will present its Annual ASTEAM Fall Family Carnival for children/youth K-12 on Saturday, September 22nd from 12:00-4:00 p.m. at the Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe Street, Alexandria.

This event is a social amusement platform for leveraging technology infused games and immersive hands-on experiences geared towards encouraging young people to become engaged, knowledgeable and skilled in the ASTEAM (Aviation, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) disciplines within the power of play. Smart Learning Solutions will provide the instructional component of the carnival.

Highlights of the carnival include: Forensic Science, Cyber Security, and Rocketry exploration; Creative Arts and Virtual Reality activities; Robotic demonstrations; Lego building; Radio-Controlled Cars; Drones; Chess; and much more. Refreshments will be served and door prizes awarded.

“Verizon, the carnival premier sponsor, is honored to have the opportunity to inspire and broaden children’s awareness in ASTEAM education. The NVUL is most grateful for Verizon’s generous gift and its long-standing support of the Northern Virginia Urban League movement” stated Diane McLaughlin, NVUL Board Vice Chair. Verizon will present a sponsorship check and give remarks during the program segment of the carnival.

To register for the ASTEAM Fall Family Carnival and learn more about the Northern Virginia Urban League, visit or call 703-836-2858.

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