2012 Mother's Day Weekend
May 11-12 9:00-11:00 p.m.

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Bring mom to the Observatory for the program: Stars and Mars. Mom (or grandma) receives free admission when accompanied by a paying child. (Limit one free admission per paying child.) You and your mom will get to take a look at Mars, a double star, an ancient cluster of stars and a distant galaxy through our big telescope.

Our public programs are presented every Friday and Saturday evening throughout the year. The Observatory is open from 9:00 to 11:00 p.m. from May through August.


  • $5.00 for adults
  • $3.00 for ages 6 - 12
  • Under six admitted free
  • Family Rate: Mon, Dad, and all their immediate children - $15.00
  • Please note that we are unable to accept credit or debit cards