Statewide Star Party: American Tobacco Trail

Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space

Statewide Star Party: American Tobacco Trail

Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space
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WHEN

4/12 (Friday)
from 6:30pm - 10:30pm
2019-04-12 22:30:002019-04-13 02:30:00America/New_YorkStatewide Star Party: American Tobacco TrailJoin us for the NC Science Festival's Statewide Star Party themed "The Moon and Beyond." There will be fun, hands-on activities, storytime and a Solar System walk early in the evening. As the sun goes down, enjoy constellation storytelling and observe the night sky through telescopes and binoculars. This FREE Star Party is hosted by Wake County's American Tobacco Trail park staff and partnering with North Carolina State University's Parks, Recreation and Tourism students, Agape Center for Environmental Education, Wake County Libraries, the Carolina Children's Museum, Girl Scout Troop 7000, Raleigh Astronomy Club, and NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassadors. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring your curiosity, water bottle, chair and/or blanket, your own viewing instrument, if you have one, and dress for the weather! This event will take place on the back field of the White Oak parking area under the stars. There is no rain/cloud date – call the park for weather updates (919-387-2117). If it is not raining but cloudy, all the fun activities before dark will still go as planned. The NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party is made possible through the generous support of the NC Space Grant. www.ncspacegrant.org 1305 White Oak Church Road, Apex, NC 27523

WHERE

White Oak Parking Area - back field
1305 White Oak Church Road
Apex, NC 27523

AUDIENCE

We welcome any special groups and will make accomodations as needed. At this time I am unaware of any

ADMISSION

FREE

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ABOUT THIS EVENT

Join us for the NC Science Festival's Statewide Star Party themed "The Moon and Beyond." There will be fun, hands-on activities, storytime and a Solar System walk early in the evening. As the sun goes down, enjoy constellation storytelling and observe the night sky through telescopes and binoculars.

This FREE Star Party is hosted by Wake County's American Tobacco Trail park staff and partnering with North Carolina State University's Parks, Recreation and Tourism students, Agape Center for Environmental Education, Wake County Libraries, the Carolina Children's Museum, Girl Scout Troop 7000, Raleigh Astronomy Club, and NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassadors. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Bring your curiosity, water bottle, chair and/or blanket, your own viewing instrument, if you have one, and dress for the weather! This event will take place on the back field of the White Oak parking area under the stars. There is no rain/cloud date – call the park for weather updates (919-387-2117). If it is not raining but cloudy, all the fun activities before dark will still go as planned.

The NC Science Festival’s annual Statewide Star Party is made possible through the generous support of the NC Space Grant. www.ncspacegrant.org

AUDIENCE

We welcome any special groups and will make accomodations as needed. At this time I am unaware of any

ADMISSION

FREE!

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

SHARE