All area students are invited to a special Girl Powered event from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Brainerd American Legion.

There will be a short intro to the Girl Powered Initiative and group STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) breakout stations, including 3D pens, snap circuits and sphero balls. Light refreshments will be served.

Girl Powered is committed to showing the excitement behind STEM programs, showcasing examples of how women are changing the world, providing tools for success and enabling comfortable environments where all students' confidence and abilities can flourish.