Digi-Key Corporation Co-Sponsors 'GeekDad Family Day' at WIRED Store in New York City

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - December 10, 2010

Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation and ThinkGeek are co-sponsoring the WIRED Store GeekDad Family Day from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the WIRED Store in New York City, New York.

During GeekDad Family Day, kids and adults can participate in projects and fun activities meant to inspire them to be 'do-it-yourselfers.'

Additionally, the Parallax, Inc. Boe-Bot® Robot Kit (Digi-Key 28132-ND) distributed by Digi-Key is available for purchase at the WIRED Store. This kit is an accessible do-it-yourself project for someone with no previous experience. While it takes one to two hours to assemble the Boe-Bot Robot, the Robotics text included in the kit allows you to complete several different projects to enhance the end product.

For more information about GeekDad Family Day, visit www.wired.com/geekdad.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.