May 20, 2023 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Sky Meadows State Park 11012 Edmonds Ln Delaplane, Virginia

Discover our International Dark-Sky Park with an evening dedicated just for kids! Join rangers for an astronomically fun evening with a special extended Astronomy For Everyone program. Kids, pick up a copy of our debut Jr. Ranger: Dark Skies booklet and explore the galaxy at your own pace. Then join NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) Ambassadors for a presentation on the latest news in astronomy beginning at 8:30 p.m. Finish the evening by relaxing and enjoying the night's beauty with the members of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club for a tour of the night sky. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets. Feel free to bring your telescope or binoculars for your own exploration. Details: Parking fees apply. Campers must return to the campground following program. Entrance gates close at 9 p.m.

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