In-Person: Blast Off with Ellen Ochoa

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Program Type:

Technology & STEAM

Age Group:

Grades 3–5
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Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Grades: 3rd Grade to 5th Grade

Program Description


Children in Grades 3-5 are invited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning about Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman to go to space and the former director of the Johnson Space Center. We'll explore what it takes to become an astronaut with some space science! Registration is require and opens on August 6, 2023.

  • Preference may be given to Ridgefield Residents as space is limited.
  • Programs like this are supported by the generous donations of our patrons.



The Library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the Library.

Photographs & Video

Photographs and video may be taken by Library staff during this event and used for Library publicity purposes, including in print and on social media.  Please let a staff member know if you do not wish to be photographed.

Photographing, filming, or recording patrons or staff by anyone other than Library staff is prohibited without the express advance permission of the Library Director.

Thank you.