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Stargazing Party at Mojave River Forks

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn more about the stars, moon and constellations. Special guest speaker, retired NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez will be onsite to talk about his experience as an astronaut with NASA. Local astronomy clubs will also be on-hand to guide us through the universe. The County Library will be on-hand with their adventure bus and arts & crafts tables.

There will be a campifre, activities and free refreshments, including s’mores, popcorn and hot chocolate, All free while supplies last. Telescopes will be provided (on a limited basis) by Regional Parks, astronomy clubs or bring your own telescope or binoculars.

The event is free for those camping with us at Mojave River Forks.

Please arrive early and allow time for parking. The gates open at 5 p.m. Our schedule will begin as promptly as we can.

Schedule of Events

  • 6 PM: Welcome!
  • 6: 05 PM: Introduce guest speaker, Dr. Jose Hernandez
  • 6:10 PM: Dr. Hernandez’ presentation/speaking
  • 7 PM: Enjoy refreshments, crafts, information, and setup for stargazing
  • 9 PM: Closing remarks

NOTE: Mojave River Forks is a campground and we recommend to dress appropriately for the event. Bring your own chairs, blankets and coolers as well. Leashed pets are welcome. FYI: Due to the location of the event, cell and Wi-Fi service is spotty at the campground.

Due to limited Wi-Fi at the campground, we are accepting cash or prepaid admission only. To prepay online, scan the QR code or visit here.

Mojave River Forks Regional Park is located at 17891 CA 173 in Hesperia. Click here for map location. For more information on our County Library branches, visit sbclib.org.

 

Details

Date:
April 27
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Heather Hill
Phone
9093872410
Email
heather.hill@parks.sbcounty.gov

Venue

Mojave River Forks
17891 CA 173
Hesperia, CA 92345 United States
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Phone
(760) 389-2322

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