A free Global STEM+STEAM Lecture & Competition Party is scheduled to be held at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Ave., SW, on Aug. 5 from 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. Participants will be able to compete in fun STEM+ challenges with students from around the world, win prizes, dance to a live DJ and take part in a TV reality show. Participants will also be able to meet minority STEM+STEAM experts and mentors from medical, tech, engineering, aviation, performing and visual arts programs and companies. Admission is free. To register for tickets, visit, eventbrite.com.