May 18th, 1980, was a significant day in the world of "Disaster History" here in the Pacific Northwest. If you lived here, I'll bet you can remember exactly what you were doing when you saw Mt. St. Helens blow her top nearly 30 year ago!
Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students if you buy them in advance....or $25 for adults and $10 for students at the door. Seating is limited, so buy your tickets early.
According to the Mt St Helens Institute, "Bill will share his thoughts on Mount St. Helens, 30 years after its catastrophic eruption in 1980 and will connect the scientific discoveries to those at Mars and other locations around the solar system. Expect some fun and entertaining experiments as well as a spirited question and answer session."