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This fall, join BUILDING BIG for a day of hands-on building fun at a Build-a-thon event near you. Children and families can work with civil engineers to build the tallest tower you can using only two sheets of newspaper, discover the strongest shape, create a giant dome, and watch clips from the television programs and educational videos.

Check the list of Build-a-thon dates and locations below to see if there's a Build-a-thon near you!

Admission to all Build-a-thons is free and open to the public.

California

Eureka
Saturday, November 11, 2000
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Bayshore Mall, Eureka

For more information, contact Amanda Tobin Schleef at (707) 445-0813 or amanda_schleef@keet.pbs.org.

San Diego
Saturday, October 21, 2000
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
La Jolla Village Square, 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla

For more information, contact Trisha Brown Richter, KPBS Community Relations Coordinator, at (619) 594-2487.

Ohio

Bowling Green
Sunday, November 5, 2000
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Bowling Green State University Fieldhouse
Free gift for the first 200 families attending

For more information, contact WBGU-TV at (419) 372-2700.

Cleveland
Sunday, October 22, 2000
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Cuyahoga County Public Library
Fairview Park Regional Branch
21255 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, Ohio 44126

Massachusetts

Boston
Saturday, November 18, 2000
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Northeastern University, Dana Building, Room #09, 110 Forsythe Street, Boston

Students and families MUST contact us to REGISTER in order to participate. Space is limited. Call (617) 373-3056 or email connections@coe.neu.edu no later than Wednesday November 15, 2000 in order to reserve space.

New York

Syracuse
Saturday, November 4, 2000
9:00 a.m.
Onondaga Community College, Architectural Design Building

For more information, contact Pete Headd, WCNY, at (315) 453-2424, or Tom Frawley, NYSETA, at (315) 592-5791.

Washington

Seattle
Wednesday, October 18, 2000
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
National ASCE Convention at the Washington Convention Center, Seattle

District of Columbia

Washington, D.C.
Saturday, November 11, 2000
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.


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