The Thomas Alva Edison Kiwanis Science & Engineering Fair and Inventor Fair showcases nearly 700 student finalists from elementary, middle and high schools who will compete for the chance to advance to the state competition, prizes and over $900,000 scholarships to local universities and colleges. Projects range from astronomy and engineering to chemistry and botany.
Discovery Village features games, presentations, educational exhibits and vehicles presented by a variety of state and local organizations. A community stage will feature, The Wild Wizard Stage Show, Florida Rep Theatre preview and local talent. Exhibits include FPL’s solar powered vehicles, Turtle Time, Lee Memorial Blood Center, Calusa Nature Center, ECHO, Edison Inventors Assoc., Edison Ford Winter Estates, Imaginarium, Southwest Museum of History, Lee County Sheriffs Dept., Fort Myers Fire Department, Six L Farms, Lee County Mosquito Control, Astronomical Society and many others. Lots of unique vehicles!! Discover the ED-venture in everyone!! THE EVENT IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC!
To learn more about the Edison Festival of Light, log onto www.edisonfestival.org or call 334-2999.