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STARRY NIGHTS FESTIVAL 2012
at the Hi Desert Nature Museum

Categorized as: Nature & Outdoors
Event tags: Kids, Science, Hi Desert, Astronomy

Description:

Celebrate the exceptional sunny days and starry nights at Yucca Valley’s 16th annual Starry Nights Festival on Saturday, September 15, at the Yucca Valley Community Center Complex. The Starry Nights Festival will feature presentations by noted astronomers, twilight reception and an evening of stargazing. Admission to the festival is free thanks to the generous support of the Andromeda Society and the Town of Yucca Valley.

Schedule of Events:

Astronomy Lectures in the Yucca Room, 1:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Twilight Reception in the Yucca Room, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Stargazing at the Yucca Valley Community Center Complex, 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.,

Presented by the Southern California Desert Video Astronomers

For more than 45 years the Hi-Desert Nature Museum has been dedicated to the process of education by exploring the natural, artistic and cultural heritage of the Morongo Basin and High Desert. The Museum seeks to inspire wonder, discovery, understanding and responsibility in its community and visitors through exhibits, programs, and collections in the arts, history, and natural sciences. The Hi-Desert Nature Museum is operated by the Town of Yucca Valley and located in the Town’s Community Center Complex at 57116 Twentynine Palms Highway. The Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Admission is free; donations support the educational mission of the Museum. For more information, contact the Hi-Desert Nature Museum at (760) 369-7212 or see our web site at www.hidesertnaturemuseum.org. Visit us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!



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