Monday, June 7, 2010

Special GalileoScope Workshop and Night Viewing on Beaver Lake.

Hobb State Park – Conservation Area is offering a unique hands-on Astronomy workshop, Friday June 11th beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the park’s visitor center.  Participants will build their own full-scale working model of the telescope used by Galileo 400 years ago.  The group will then travel to Rocky Branch Marina to join Dixie Androes and Hobbs staff aboard a 28’ pontoon boat and cruise to a special location on Beaver Lake where participants will use their new GaleleoScopes to view the night sky.
     Workshop space is limited.  Time: 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.  Cost:  $50.00 (Includes one GalileoScope, instruction, and one boat ride)    Each additional person on the boat $10 each.  (Under 6 free)  Contact the park office to reserve your spot:  479-789-5000
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