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Anthony Lucas Engineering Day

Date: September 14, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Category: Events
Location: Spindletop Gladys City, 5550 Jimmy Simmons Blvd., formerly University Drive

Born September9, 1855, Capt. Anthony F. Lucas was the engineer in charge of drilling the historic well at Spindletop. Gladys City will celebrate Capt. Lucas' birthday with a day of puzzles, games and activities that will challenge young and old alike to see engineering in a whole new light. Mix the right chemicals to make goop. Build a model oil derrick. Race a balloon car. Marvel at the "unpoppable" balloon. And test your problem-solving skills at the 'Creation Station.' Plus, we'll finish the day blowing the gusher at 2 p.m.

FREE ADMISSION for all from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Contact: Mark Osborne