Community Programs

Community Science Festival

City of Hope's Beckman Research Institute will hold its third annual Community Science Festival on September 16, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00pm.  The event will take place at the City of Hope main campus in Duarte, CA. It will be an open house, showcasing City of Hope research and providing hands-on science activities for kids of all ages. Check back soon for more details.



















Saturday Science Days

Join us at City of Hope for FREE monthly Saturday Science Days. Each month we will explore a new science topic, each session filled with informative lessons, fun hands- on activities and interactions with City of Hope staff and scientists.


  • Students ages 8 to 13


  • Morning Session: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Afternoon Session: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Each session can accommodate 20 to 30 students. If a day is full and you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please email [email protected] with the student's name/s, and age/s, city of residence and preferred session (morning, afternoon or either).

Registration for each month will open on the first of that month at 9am at

Each student attending needs a ticket. Parents who wish to observe do not need a ticket. However, parents are NOT able to participate in the activities.

NOTE: You do not need to bring your printed ticket to the event.



Tentative Schedule:

October: Spooky Science
Date: October 15, 2016

November: Fall Harvest
Date: November 9, 2016

December: Woah, H2O!  
Date: December 17, 2016

January: Mystery Detectives
Date: January 21, 2017

February: Kitchen Chemistry: Sweet Edition
Date: February 18, 2017

March: Robotics
Date: March 18, 2017

April: Go Green!
Date: April 15, 2017

May: Body Biology
Date: May 20, 2017