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2017 Community Chain Reaction (CCR)
Produced by The Forge Initiative

Saturday, May 6, 2017
1:30 to 4:30 PM
Entrance Fee for General Public: $5/person or $20/family

Herb Young Community Center
101 Wilkinson Avenue, Cary, NC 27513

Teams of all ages are invited to build chain reaction/Rube Goldberg contraptions and bring their creations together on May 6, 2017 to create a GIANT chain reaction contraption! The public are invited to come watch the spectacle, participate in ongoing hands-on activities and get inspired in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)!

This year’s event theme is “Kinetic Community”

(Team Registration is CLOSED)

Find some friends, family members, co-workers and join the fun! All ages, experience and backgrounds are welcome! Team Registration OPEN until April 21.

Become a sponsor of the Community Chain Reaction event! Help start a long running STEAM focused tradition in Cary, NC!

Join the team of volunteers who make this event amazing! Volunteer to help with pre-event organizing and marketing - or just the day-of.


Need some basic information about the event? This page is still in progress but you can email us at:

What is the Community Chain Reaction?

Click HERE to learn more about the Community Chain Reaction.

Photo and Video Gallery

Click HERE to see what happened at our inaugural event in May 2016.

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Click HERE to sign up to receive more information about the 2017 Community Chain Reaction as it comes available!