What’s happening in Whatcom County for Oct. 19

The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) and Western Washington University’s Compass 2 Campus Program will host “An Evening of Light” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the Western Performing Arts Center.

The free event open to everyone features Melissa Rice, a Western professor and a science team member of the NASA Mars Curiosity Rover vehicle, discussing how light is used to search for life and to study the ancient history of Mars. The event will be attended by other professionals in STEM fields, and will include a laser show and free souvenirs.

Get tickets by calling the Western performing arts center box office at 360-650-6146.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:14am