NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Sculptors, painters, potters, glass blowers and wood carvers will be among exhibitors at an arts and crafts fair benefiting the Jet Propulsion Laboratory/Caltech Child Education Center.

Scheduled October 16-18, the fair will also feature live entertainment, hot food, baked goods and children's activities. Multimedia shows on JPL's unmanned space program will be screened, and spacecraft models will be on display in museum area.

Part of the proceeds of sales of art and crafts will go toward support of the Child Education Center, which provides day care and early childhood education to children of parents working at JPL, Caltech and the local community.

The fair will be held in the central mall of JPL, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, October 16, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, October 17-18. It is free and open to the public.

More information is available from Peggy Panda, (818) 397-9303, or Lisa Cain-Chang, (818) 354-3418.

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