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Drone Workshop with Victor Villegas on March 24 from 1-2 pm

Drone Workshop with Victor Villegas!

Join award-winning STEAM Educator Victor Villegas for a 1-on-1 workshop to learn about drones! Recommended for guests 16+ or with an accompanying adult.

Victor Villegas is the Broadband & Digital Technologies Adoption Coordinator for Oregon State University Extension. However, he is more widely known for his creative K-12 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) outreach, engagement and education. He uses the Arts to reach kids who may not naturally gravitate towards STEM subjects or interests. Villegas is fully bilingual and bicultural (Spanish/English), a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, digital media producer, and technologist. Through his unique online persona as “DroneSinger” – the “Weird Al of Drones,” he blends technology, music, puppetry, and storytelling to inspire youth and get them excited about STEAM subjects and life-long learning. 

This workshop is free to the public. Registration is required as capacity is limited. It will include basic instruction, safety information, as well as flying time. Please report to the Front Desk upon arrival. 

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Drone Workshop with Victor Villegas on March 24 from 1-2 pm
Mariachi on Mars with Victor Villegas on March 24th at 4pm

Mariachi on Mars with Victor Villegas!

Join award-winning STEAM Educator Victor Villegas for a bilingual comedy experience! Mariachi on Mars is a unique musical with fun for all ages!

Victor Villegas is the Broadband & Digital Technologies Adoption Coordinator for Oregon State University Extension. However, he is more widely known for his creative K-12 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) outreach, engagement and education. He uses the Arts to reach kids who may not naturally gravitate towards STEM subjects or interests. Villegas is fully bilingual and bicultural (Spanish/English), a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, digital media producer, and technologist. Through his unique online persona as “DroneSinger” – the “Weird Al of Drones,” he blends technology, music, puppetry, and storytelling to inspire youth and get them excited about STEAM subjects and life-long learning. 

This performance is free to the public. Registration is required as capacity is limited.

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Rogue Valley A.I. Meetup

Rogue Valley A.I. Meetup

Science Theater, 4:00-5:30 pm Thursday, March 7 and 21.

The Rogue Valley Artificial Intelligence Meetup offers a unique and open platform for learning, sharing, and collaboration. This biweekly meetup is more than just a gathering; it's a vibrant community where AI's endless possibilities come to life.

Whether you're an AI veteran or just AI-curious, you'll find something to spark your interest. Sessions feature engaging presentations, a show-and-tell segment that showcases the latest in AI applications, and, most importantly, vigorous discussions about the practical and social implications of this emerging technology.

Generative AI is not just about technology; it's about how it reshapes the way we live, learn, and play. At the meetup, the group delves deep into these changes, exploring opportunities and challenges alike. 

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Rogue Valley A.I. Meetup