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Kick-Off Night Coordinator

Time Estimate

  • 8-10 Hours a year

Overall Responsibility

  • Create and manage the fair orientation and Q&A called “Kick-Off Night” (formally "Library" night) 

Support Required

  • This person will likely have other people help with presentations.
  • The facilities coordinator will schedule the library night dates well in advance.


  • Prepare overall presentation.
  • Perhaps create PowerPoint presentation to help with the visual elements.
  • Ensure technology day & science fair examples are provided for demonstration purposes.
  • Setup library room in advance and help clean up.
  • Get from other members the Science Fair Rules & tech day rules so they can be provided.
  • Work with children’s librarian to get them flyers well in advance, plus perhaps some other handout materials.


  • In prior year we have had as many as 20 - 75 students.

Records & Items Needed

  • PowerPoint from Prior Years
  • Video examples of tech day tasks (currently Rube Goldberg machines)
  • Rube Goldberg in-person demo
  • Science Fair in-person demos

2018 Dates


Science Fair Kick-Off

45-60 Minute Overview
Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
5:30 PM

The Healdsburg School
33 Healdsburg Ave H
Healdsburg, CA 95448

Technology Day

Date: Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Rube Project Drop-Off and Setup : 10 AM
Rube Project Competition:
11 AM - 1 PM
Exhibits and Public Events:
10 AM - 1 PM

Healdsburg Junior High
315 Grant St
Healdsburg, CA 95448

Project Competition

Sunday, March 18th, 2018
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Monday, March 19th, 2018
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Public Viewing:
Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Awards Night
Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Villa Chanticleer

1248 N. Fitch Mountain Road
Healdsburg CA 95448