Friday August 31, 2012

The Arunah Hill Natural Science Center, 218 Trouble St., will host a family-oriented weekend of astronomy, star gazing, nature walks, and science education on Labor Day weekend.

This years’ theme is "The Moon and its Craters."

Several large telescopes will be available for nightly viewing of the moon, double stars, galaxies, star clusters, and other wonders of the Summer Milky Way.

Beginning at noon on Saturday, Sept. 1, family activities feature guided nature walks, GPS treasure hunts and the famous Arunah Hill Days rocket building and launch fest.

All events are free and open to the public. Evening talks are suitable for children 10 and older.

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