Family & Community Programs

The Oakley STEM Center offers a variety of programs for kids, families, and the community throughout the year.

  • FAB Fridays / 3rd-8th Graders

    STEM Fab Fridays are FREE events focused on engaging families and children (grades 3rd-8th) in STEM activities. 

    FAB Fridays are great opportunities for families to enjoy time together while exploring new STEM concepts through exciting hands-on experiences.

    Come and go as your family's schedule allows; a parent/guardian must be present at all times.

    Spooky STEM | October 25 | 6-8pm | FREE

    Prepare for creepy and hair-raising STEM fun! At this Fab Friday you can explore brains, brew up a slimy concoction, and get silly with skeletons. Costumes (not scary) are encouraged.

    Register Online Here

  • Safari Saturdays / PreK-3rd Graders

    Safari Saturdays are free workshops in hands-on science and math for young learners (PreK-3rd graders) and their families.

    A parent/guardian must remain with the student/students regardless of age. Safari Saturdays are flexible events, come and go as your family’s schedule allows. Reservations are required.

    Money Maker$pace | September 14 | 9am-noon | FREE

    Calling all those who like money! At this STEM Safari, you can get a job to EARN money, decorate a piggy bank to SAVE money, SHARE money with your favorite charity and even SPEND your money at our very own Maker$Mart!

    *All activities will be conducted with play money.

    Register Online Here

  • Special Events

    Winter Solstice-The Shortest Day of the Year | December 20 | 6pm-8pm | FREE

    Solstice events are free workshops in hands-on science and math for young learners (PreK-8th graders) and their families that occur twice a year to celebrate the summer and the winter solstice. 

    Join us for the Shortest Day of the Year Celebration! Enjoy this year's winter solstice while star gazing with telescopes, entering the VR world of Star Wars, and participating on some fun hands-on STEM activities.

    A parent/guardian must remain with the student/students regardless of age.


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