Wisconsin Science Festival

Join us for a full day of science fun for the entire family on Saturday, October 19 at the Pewaukee Public Library!

These FREE events are all part of the Wisconsin Science Festival, a state-wide celebration of all things scientific.



9:30 am – 12:30 pm:  Hands-On Science

The best way to learn about science is by getting your hands dirty!  Try your hand at dozens of different hands-on activities that will allow you to explore a wide range of science concepts, including slime, magnets, electricity, geology, and more.  Great for families!

2:00 – 2:45 pm:  Kohl’s Wild Theater

Those talented actors from the Milwaukee County Zoo’s Kohl’s Wild Theater will be at the library to present their new show, “The Monarch: A Space Adventure.”  Join the cast as they travel through the solar system on The Monarch, a futuristic e spaceship.  This entertaining musical explores Earth’s capacity to support life and touches on topics of conservation, sustainable energy, and planetary science!


3:30 – 4:30 pm:  Robotics Presenaion

FIRST Team #1259 Paradigm Shift Robotics Presentation.  Students and Mentors from the Pewaukee High School’s Robotics Team will present an interactive demonstration of their team robot and talk to interested students and parents about the exciting world of robotics and how kids can get involved.  Stop in and meet the future!


7:00 – 8:30 pm:  Stargazing with the Pewaukee Astronomy Club

Our local experts from the Pewaukee Astronomy Club will share their personal telescopes so we can get a good look at the night sky and learn about a few of its amazing features.  If the weather doesn’t cooperate, they will do an indoor presentation.  Best for older kids, teens and adults.  *We will be outside; dress accordingly.