ALLENTOWN, Pa. August 14, 2017 — The Da Vinci Science Center and the City of Easton have announced a series of four public forums to provide residents of Northampton County with an opportunity to learn more about, ask questions, and offer feedback on the Da Vinci Science City project. The Science Center and the City of Easton are preparing to enter into the master-planning phase, and feedback from residents will inform this important phase of the project.
Dates and locations of the public forums are listed below:
Wednesday, August 23, 2017; 7:00-8:30 PM
Northeast Middle School (1170 Fernwood St, Bethlehem, PA 18018)
Thursday, August 24, 2017; 7:00-8:30 PM
George Wolf Elementary School (300 Allen St, Bath, PA 18014)
Tuesday, August 29, 2017; 7:00-8:30 PM
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (404 Broadway, Bangor, PA 18013)
Thursday, August 31, 2017; 7:00-8:30 PM
Paxinosa Elementary School (1221 Northampton St, Easton, PA 18042)
The project update will be delivered by Lin Erickson, Executive Director and CEO of the Da Vinci Science Center, and Mayor Sal Panto, City of Easton. Erickson will be joined by Dawn Hart, Director of Community and Economic Development, City of Easton, in lieu of the Mayor for the Wednesday, August 23 meeting. Each update will be followed by breakout sessions on topics to include Education and Workforce Development, Tourism, and Economic Impact.
The Da Vinci Science Center announced its plans for a major expansion project in downtown Easton, tentatively called Da Vinci Science City, in November 2016. At that time, the Science Center and the City of Easton entered into a feasibility-planning period to assess the size, scope, and economic viability of the project. Significant progress has been made to date, allowing the partners to begin the master-planning phase.
Additional information can be found at davincisciencecityeaston.org.