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Holiday Light Show Supports STEM Mentoring for Youth

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12/14/2018 Computers4Kids Press Release:

Charlottesville, VA - Charlottesville residents are invited to a fun-filled holiday music and lights show at IX Art Park.

The new holiday light show is in partnership with UVA School of Engineering students, C4K (Computers4Kids) and Three-Notch’d Brewery.

All shows are free, with a $5 suggested donation to C4K, which provides local youth from low-income households with STEM mentoring and technology access, to prepare them to be competitive for college and career opportunities.

Events are open to the public and hosted on weekends leading up to Christmas. Light Shows are from 6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at IX Art Park’s “Dream Big” wall (520 2nd St SE, Charlottesville, VA 22902.) on Sat 15, Sun 16, Fri 21, Fri 22, Sun 23 and Mon 24 Dec.

Kala Somerville, Executive Director of C4K, states, “At C4K, youth connect the dots between the STEM skills they are learning now and the jobs and education they can have in the future. We are encouraging the public to enjoy the holiday light shows and consider becoming involved in making a real impact in our community, by mentoring youth! More information about becoming a mentor can be found at computers4kids.net.”

More information here: https://computers4kids.net/holidaylights/