Exploring our galactic neighborhood. Fri., 2/28, 7–9 p.m. Rain Date 2/29. Fort Taber’s Low Tide Yacht Club, 1000 S. Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford. FREE, for all ages. Join the New Bedford Science Cafe and travel to the far reaches of our solar system and beyond with students in the NASA Solar System Explorers from Acushnet’s Ford Middle School. These young scientists and NASA Solar System Ambassador Joe Cote will connect you with the rest of the universe. There will be indoor learning stations on planets outside our solar system, moon phases and craters, telescopes, and constellations. Find us on Facebook for details: @NBParksRecreationBeaches.
Then take a short walk over to our astronomy observing area to use telescopes to view the moon, the Orion Nebula, star clusters and other astronomical objects. Free cookies and hot chocolate!
Sponsored by the New Bedford Science Cafe; New Bedford Parks, Recreation & Beaches; Ford Middle School’s NASA Solar System Explorers; Astronomical Society of Souther New England; NASA.
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