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Unveiling the Exciting Hometown Science Series & Festival in Tioga County, Pennsylvania

Written by: on Friday, September 15th, 2023

Are you passionate about science and eager to explore the wonders of the natural world right in your own backyard? If so, we have some exciting news for you! Introducing the Hometown Science Series & Festival, a remarkable collaborative initiative right here in northcentral Pennsylvania’s Tioga County. This incredible endeavor unites local community members who share a common enthusiasm for practicing, teaching, and learning about science.

The driving force behind Hometown Science is our shared goal: to bridge the gap between science and our local community. We’re committed to sharing locally-relevant scientific information, knowledge, and tools with one another and with our neighbors. Moreover, we aim to ignite a passion for science by demonstrating its integral role in our daily lives, right in our own neighborhoods and backyards.

Exploring the Hometown Science Series

As a pivotal component of the Hometown Science Series & Festival, we proudly present the Hometown Science Series, a year-round calendar of engaging events. These speaker sessions and film screenings are open to the public and designed to showcase local scientific achievements and delve into captivating scientific topics pertinent to northcentral Pennsylvania.

But that’s not all! Our flagship event, the Hometown Science Festival, is set to take place on the Green in Wellsboro, PA, on Saturday, August 12th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This festival promises a day filled with hands-on science activities for children and families. We’ve invited community members actively involved in scientific pursuits to lead these exciting activities. And here’s the best part: everyone in our community is invited to join us in celebrating and expanding their knowledge of local science!

The Collaborative Spirit of Hometown Science

At the heart of Hometown Science are diverse collaborators who are dedicated to making science accessible and engaging for all. Our team includes teachers and students, citizen scientists, professionals from nonprofit organizations, representatives from local state and federal agencies, conservation enthusiasts, university affiliates, healthcare professionals, natural resource managers, and many others.

Get Involved!

If you’re as intrigued as we are about Hometown Science and want to be part of this exciting journey, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Whether you’re interested in attending our series events, joining our festival as a participant, or simply want to learn more, we welcome your inquiries. You can message us right here on Facebook or contact Barb and Liz via email at You can also visit their Facebook Page for updates!

In conclusion, Hometown Science is more than just an initiative; it’s a community-driven endeavor that empowers us all to discover the beauty and wonder of science in our very own backyard. Join us as we embark on this exhilarating journey of scientific exploration and community connection. Together, we’ll unlock the secrets of the world around us, one discovery at a time.

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