For Immediate Release: March 8, 2023

SMUD, Aerospace Museum host Spring STEM Fling

SMUD and the Aerospace Museum of California will welcome members of the community on Saturday for a family fun-filled day of interactive activities centered on wind energy and the power of flight.

Guests of all ages can tour the Aerospace Museum of California, explore airplane exhibits, make kites, and learn more about other STEM-focused topics. Spring STEM Fling includes music, food and free parking. Admission for the event is also free.

What: Spring STEM Fling
When: Saturday, March 11, 2023, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (media availability 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
Who: SMUD Board of Directors President Heidi Sanborn, SMUD education team, Aerospace Museum of California representatives, and members of the community
Where: Aerospace Museum of California, 3200 Freedom Park Drive, McClellan Park 95652

SMUD’s Community Education & Technology Center provides instruction and education on a wide variety of energy-related topics, including renewable energy, STEM curriculum development, home energy efficiency, and advanced energy and computing concepts.

STEM education areas engage students in concepts and technologies that are central to SMUD’s 2030 Zero Carbon Plan, which will remove carbon emissions from the region’s power supply by 2030.

SMUD also hosts several community events throughout the year, including the upcoming SMUD Solar Car Race at Cosumnes River College, SMUD California Solar Regatta, Back-to-School Launch Party at the Aerospace Museum of California, Youth Energy Summit, and Electricity Fair in Folsom.

About SMUD

As the nation’s sixth-largest, community-owned, not-for-profit electric service provider, SMUD has been providing low-cost, reliable electricity to Sacramento County for more than 75 years. SMUD is a recognized industry leader and award winner for its innovative energy efficiency programs, renewable power technologies and for its sustainable solutions for a healthier environment. Today, SMUD’s power supply is on average about 50 percent carbon free and SMUD has a goal to reach zero carbon in its electricity production by 2030.

About Aerospace Museum of California

Explore, discover, and be inspired by aviation and aerospace history. With a 40,000-square-foot exhibit hall, over 40 aircraft and rockets, a 4-acre outdoor Air Park, incredible traveling exhibits, and free parking, families can engage with our STEM activities for all ages and let their imagination soar. A Smithsonian Affiliate® and member of the North American Reciprocal Museum Associate®, the Aerospace Museum is truly a place where dreams take flight! Learn more at: