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Explorit: Volunteers help fill the year with science fun

From Summer Science Camp to Winter Family Science Explorations, Explorit has had a busy year of science fun. But none of it would be possible without the tremendous help of a small army of volunteers.

So as the year ends, Explorit would like to thank our 2018 volunteers: Aakash Mishra, Aaron Lee, Abdulla Riaz, Aditi Mahajan, Almas Khan, Angela Lin, Anika Kulkarni, Asha Khan, August Ray, Berin Selimotic, Bohart Insect Museum, Brandon Huynh, Brittany Anderton, Calvin Domier, Cameron Hakim-Elahi, Carmen DeLeon, Catherine Chow, Chaodan Luo, Charissa Zeigler, Cheryl Cook, Christian Coulomb, Citrus Circuits, Claudia O’Brien, Claudia Tang, Cory Kodira, David Diaz, Davis Aggies Lions Club, Davis Astronomy Club at Explorit, Davis Senior High School, Dick Berry, Ed Green, Eliana Enriquez, Emerald Tse, Emily Jiang, Evelyn Cheng, Frank Olsson, Frank Preuss, Gabi Cáceres, Gracie Westergaard, Graciela Serratos, Grant Huez, Haley Heinemann, Hallie Burrows, Heather Kingsley, Hind Omer, Howard Spero, Jack Maurantonio, James Krause, James Ta, Jana Sun, Jason Guo, Jerry Guo, Jishnu Sen, Jocelyn Chen, John Brennan, Jonathan Ho, Josh Jaison, Julie Burns, Julie Knoepfler, Juliet Johnson, Kai Honda-Scully, Kayli Huang, Kerstin Fontus, Kevin Lee, Kevin Scully, Kimberly Francis, Kylie Huang, Layla Mustafa, Lindsay Wildlife Experience, Lindsey Su, Loriene Honda, Maria Orozco, Martin Rincon, Matt Thomas, Matthew Chen, Max Hays, Megan Spangler, Mia Gunasekera, Mia Mangney, Michael Wang-Belt, Miriam Rivkin, Morgan Kong, Nathan Rullamas, Nick Burns, Nicoletta Sanchez, Proma Khan, Prytanean Club, Reese Wilson, Robert H. Fairclough, Romae Aquino, Sabrina Fletter, Sadia Chowdhury,, Sandra Reyes, Sara Oide, Sarah Allen-Sutter, Sean Ira, Sherie Huang, Shobha Khanna, Shoshana Khan, Simranjit Kaur, Sithmi Jayasundara, Sophie Brennan, Tabatha Yang, Tate Chatfield, Teo Honda-Scully, Thomas Ryan, Tyra Crump, UC Davis Chemistry Department, Vinita Domier, Vinita Saxena, Walsh Klineberg, Yoonsun Shin, Zenan Vong and Zuriel Joven.

Thank you for all you have done and we look forward to an even more science-filled 2019!

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Explorit’s coming events:

* Visit Explorit’s latest exhibition, Earth Explorations. Explorit’s Exploration Gallery is open to the public every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 per person; Explorit members, teachers and children 2 and under are free.

* Consider a donation to Explorit. Now more than ever, we need science education. Your donations help Explorit serve our community with exhibits, activities and educational outreach programs in 15 surrounding counties. Sponsor a program or summer camp scholarships by making a gift at explorit.org/support, or call us for more details.

* Looking for that perfect gift? Give the gift of science with a membership to Explorit and also gain free access to hundreds of science museums across the nation. For more information or to purchase or renew your membership online visit www.explorit.org/join/membership-levels or call Explorit at 530-756-0191. For a list of participating museums across the nation visit http://www.astc.org/passport/.

* Be an informal science educator for a day! Explorit is looking for volunteers to accompany our educators into classrooms during the day and assist with presenting hands-on science to school children. If this sounds like you, please fill out a volunteer application at http://www.explorit.org/support/volunteer/volunteer-application.

— Explorit Science Center is located at 3141 Fifth St. For information, call 530-756-0191 or visit http://www.explorit.org, or “like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/explorit.fb.