Chemistry for Life         2018 Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting    MARM 2018
NanoMARM Small Meeting Big Results a One Day Meeting for the  Mid-Atlantic region
June 3, 2018
  Iacocca Hall Lehigh University Bethlehem PA
Nominations for Awards Due on April 20 2018

Make it a Weekend*

A Dozen Great things to do in the Lehigh Valley
Why to go there
Easton Farmers Market
                    farmers market
Oldest continuous farmers market in the United States:  Approximately 30 vendors, both farm to table and  including places to get breakfast and lunch.  Takes place on Saturday morning 9:00 AM-1:00PM
Crayola Experience
A hands-on discovery center for children and young at heart.  Find out how crayons and markers are made.  Explore the all the ways you can use crayons, Makers Model Magic and the other creative tools Crayola makes. 
National Canal Museum
Josiah White II
Find out how the coal that powered the Lehigh Valley Philadelphia and New York made its journey.   Asa Packer the founder of Lehigh University first made his start building boats for the Lehigh and Delaware Canal. 
Jacobsburg Environmental Center and Historic Park
ljacobsburg park
Home to the Henry Rifle Works the armaments used in our revolution.   18 miles of walking hiking trails and the Jacobsburg environmental center
DaVinci Science Center
Loads of interactive exhibits with which to explore and interact 
National Museum of Industrial History
Meet the steel and silk that powered the growth of the Lehigh valley and surrounding area 200 Industrial artifacts in the permanent collection
Adjacent to the  Steel Stacks Center and the Hover-Mason Trestle which explores the retired Blast Furnaces of Bethlehem Steel. 
Bethlehem Historical District and Moravian industrial arts
Moravian industial arts
Head to the original industrial quarter of Bethlehem and visit how things were made in colonial times. Alternatively spend time shopping and dining in the downtown historical district
Allentown Art Museum
Allentown Art Museum
Thirty-five Thousand square feet of European and American Art,   Highlights include a Gilbert Stuart portrait of Ann Penn Allen grand daughter of the founder of Allentown and the Kress Collection of Renaissance,  and Baroque art and and Sculpture.  
America on Wheels
                    on Wheels
Seventy-five cars trucks and bicycles covering the history of  individualized transportation in the United States. 
Lehigh valley Zoo and Trexler Game Preserve

                    Valley Zoo
Originally established by General Harry C. Trexler for the conservation of buffalo and elk.  The preserve added a Zoological park in 1974.  The zoo creates a safe, engaging and enlightening wildlife experience for guests of all ages as it demonstrates leadership in the cultural, scientific and conservation communities.
Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs/Coca Cola park Iron Pigs Logo
AAA Franchise of the Philadelphia Phillis Games Friday and Saturday at 7:00 pm.   Sunday at 1:30  (the rest of the family can go)

Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom
Dorney Park
If you have Tweens and teens this may be the spot to keep them busy.  Roller coasters and water slides whats not to love. 
* Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement by the American Chemical Society,  the Lehigh Valley Section of the American Chemical Society, the Mid Atlantic Region Meetings group or nanoMARM2018.   This list is only the start of whats possible in the Lehigh Valley