Community March 10, 2015

Los Altos History Museum Hosts Family Day March 14

The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled Family Day/Young Minds @ the Museum noon to 4 p.m. March 14 at 51 S. San Antonio Road.

Family Day, designed for children in grades K-8, will feature the Tech Museum of Innovation’s Social Robot, a demonstration of the Los Altos Library’s 3D printer and hands-on learning activities that teach how motion works, the characteristics of living organisms and the principles of gravity. Docents, including former teachers, will be on hand to assist with activities.

Activities include:

• 1 and 2:30 p.m.: Multicoptor demonstrations. Paul Sterbentz and David Jackson will display mulitcopters and discuss their history, the technology behind them and future commercial uses.

Sterbentz is a builder of custom quadcopters with camera attachments. Jackson designs, builds and flies multirotor unmanned aerial vehicles.

Weather permitting, they will fly their drones on the Los Altos Museum patio.

• 3 p.m.: “Advice for Young Entrepreneurs.” The segment will feature two-time startup CEO Jamie Kurtzig. The 10-year-old is the granddaughter of serial high-tech entrepreneur Sandra Kurtzig.

Jamie’s grandmother will interview her on the topic “What It Means To Be a 10-Year-Old Enterpreneur Starting and Managing a Business.”

Admission is free and open to the public.

Family Day complements the museum’s current exhibition, “Silicon Valley: The Lure & the Legends,” on display through April 19.

For more information, visit losaltoshistory.org.