Rocketing Back: The Renewed Funhouse Commons Science Fair Returns to Orcas Island

The Funhouse Science Fair Returns

The Funhouse Commons is thrilled to announce the return of their 20th Science Fair on Saturday, April 27th from 12-4 PM. This beloved event, which has been a tradition since 2001, showcases the innovative discoveries made by young scientists. After a four-year hiatus, the Funhouse Commons is renewing its energy and passion to engage the community once again.

All Orcas K-12 students are invited to register their projects for the Science Fair. In addition, community members who want to showcase their work in conservation and environmental science are also welcome to participate. If you’re interested in being a vendor or volunteer at the fair, please contact

This year’s Science Fair will have an Earth Day theme, featuring free food and drinks, live music, community exhibits, and inspiring projects from our young participants. Every participant will receive an award, with top prizes being awarded in elementary, middle, and high school categories. The coveted Richie Moore “Rocket Ship of Wonder” will be presented to the best-in-show projects.

The Funhouse Commons aims to raise $5,000 to cover the costs of food, beverages, awards, prizes, and supplies for the event. Volunteers are also needed to help with setup, activities

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