Engineering Encounters








Explore everyday science at Science@Stockmen’s Park, a free monthly outdoor event for children ages 3 and up, teens, and adults. From May through October, Quest offers fun science activities, stage shows, music, and more.  Each event featured a different theme and 10-25 hands-on activities. There will be something for everyone, from basic to advance science concepts. Spanish speaking volunteers will be present to answer questions.

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All events take place at Stockmen’s Park located at Stockmen’s Park, 29 South Livermore Ave, Livermore, CA.  There is plenty of free parking in the adjacent lot.  Drop in any time during the event.  Completing all activities will take about an hour.  Registration is not required, but encouraged to help us plan and send you updates.

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2024 Events

Bubble Bonanza
May 11, 10-1 pm

Explore the science of soap bubbles & surface tension


  • Bubble Solution Testing
  • Stunt Car
  • Soap Film Loop
  • Bubble in Bubble
  • Measuring Bubble Thickness
  • Art Bubbles
  • Stand Inside a Bubble
  • Bubble Shapes
  • Bubble Play Area (under 7)
  • DIY Bubble String Wands
  • Bubble Testing Area
  • Longest Lasting Bubble Contest
  • Bubble Snake Device (The Clorox Company)
  • H2O Olympics (Zone 7)
  • Bubbles & Bugs (LARPD)
  • Make Your Own Bubble Blowers (Livermore Public Library)
  • Giant Bubble Demonstrations (Brian Lawrence)


Engineering Encounters
September 14, 10-1 pm

Design, build, and test your own engineering creations

Activities 10-11:30 am, 12-1 pm
Robot Demonstrations 11:30-12 pm

 Activity details will be posted three weeks before the event.

Halloween Hijinks
October 26, 10-1 pm

Explore the science behind Halloween tricks and treats!  This event is in partnership with Livermore Downtown Inc’s Kidz Town Halloween Hay Day

Activities 10-11:30 am, 12-1 pm
Bubble Demonstrations 11:30-12 pm

Activity details will be posted three weeks before the event.

Volunteer or Partner

Science@Stockmen’s Park is made possible by a community volunteers. If you would like to help, sign up and help make this event possible!

We are also seeking partner organizations to offer additional activities during each event. If your organization is interested, please contact us at Together, we can create amazing science learning experiences for everyone!


Quest Science Center is grateful for the following Science@Stockmen’s Park sponsors.  Contact us if your organization is interested in supporting our public science events.