My Town: Star Party to Celebrate Earth Day

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WILMOT, Ohio – Celebrate Earth Day in an extra-terrestrial way!  The Wilderness Center Astronomy Club will host a FREE Star Party at the Center on Saturday, April 21 beginning at 8:30 p.m.  The party is open to the public.

Telescopes will be provided so you can check out the night sky and club members will be on hand to answer questions.  You can also bring your own telescopes or binoculars.

“The April Lyrid Meteor Shower will be at their peak, so it should be a great evening for ‘shooting stars,’” said WCAC president, John Waechter.  “And what better way to conclude a fun-filled Earth Day Celebration at The Wilderness Center than by gazing at the stars!”

The event will be held at The Wilderness Center’s observatory in the Astronomy Education Building located at 9877 Alabama Avenue SW in Wilmot.   For more information, call  (330) 359-5235.