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Free fun-filled Sunday at The Tech Museum

Press Release Date 
Wednesday, 6 May, 2009
The Tech Museum is swinging open its doors Sunday, May 10th, offering free admission and, this Sunday only, a free IMAX movie to all visitors. Sunday is a ScholarShare Free Second Sunday at The Tech Museum and now, thanks to the Koret Foundation, visitors will enjoy an IMAX movie for free, too. Koret is sponsoring Koret Museum Days, a Mother's Day event offering free admission to 17 Bay Area museums. At The Tech Museum, the Koret sponsorship is for a free IMAX movie. Experience the Bay Area's largest IMAX dome theater with its 9,000-square-foot aluminum screen and 12,000-watt, 6 channel, all digital surround-sound system. Seats are limited and are on a first-come basis. Tickets will be distributed at 10 a.m. in the museum. Enjoy "Wild California," 1 p.m. show and "Everest," 6 p.m. show in Spanish. All other showings will be in English. The Tech Museum features more than 250 educational, hands-on exhibits and one-of-kind floor programs. This Sunday the entire family can ride the ever-popular earthquake platform, learn about cutting-edge technology or discover the secrets behind genetics, among other museum adventures - all free! WHAT: Free museum admission and a free IMAX movie. The all-free Sunday is sponsored by ScholarShare College Savings Plan, California's official 529 Plan and Fidelity Investments and the Koret Foundation WHEN: All day Sunday, May 10th, Mother's Day WHERE: The Tech Museum, 201 South Market St., San Jose, CA About The Tech Museum of Innovation The Tech Museum of Innovation is a hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and backgrounds. The Tech Museum - located in the Capital of Silicon Valley - is a non-profit educational resource established to engage people in exploring and experiencing technologies affecting their lives. Through educational programs, the annual Tech Challenge team competition for youth, and the internationally recognized Tech Awards, presented by Applied Materials, Inc. The Tech Museum of Innovation celebrates the present and encourages the development of innovative ideas for a more promising future. For more information about The Tech Museum of Innovation, visit www.thetech.org. About Fidelity Investments Fidelity Investments is one of the world's largest providers of financial services, with custodied assets of over $2.5 trillion, including managed assets of over $1.2 trillion as of January 31, 2009. Fidelity offers investment management, retirement planning, brokerage, and human resources and benefits outsourcing services to 24 million individuals and institutions as well as through 5,500 financial intermediary firms. The firm is the largest mutual fund company in the United States, the No. 1 provider of workplace retirement savings plans, the largest mutual fund supermarket and a leading online brokerage firm. For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit www.fidelity.com. About the Koret Foundation An entrepreneurial spirit guides Koret in addressing societal challenges and strengthening Bay Area life. Investing in strategic, local solutions, Koret helps to inspire a multiplier effect - encouraging collaborative funding and developing model initiatives. In the San Francisco Bay Area, Koret adds to the region's vitality by promoting educational opportunity, contributing to a diverse cultural landscape, and bolstering organizations that are innovative in their approaches to meeting community needs. Contact: Roqua Montez Senior Manager Public Relations (408) 795-6225 rmontez@thetech.org