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Be Part of the Solution, Fight Light Pollution: DARK SKY FESTIVAL 2012

23 Mar 2012, 02:43 UTC
Be Part of the Solution, Fight Light Pollution: DARK SKY FESTIVAL 2012
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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 st1\:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} HARMONY, FL – Saturday, April 14, 2012 the Town of Harmony, the largest Green Certified Community in Central Florida, will be hosting their 9th Annual Dark Sky Festival in the Harmony Town Square from 6-11pm. Festival admission is free and open to the public. Last year’s attendance was estimated at around 5,000 people; with many more expected this year. The purpose of the Dark Sky Festival is to expose the general public to the marvels of astronomy and the importance of protecting dark skies - not just for astronomy purposes, but also for the values that darkness provides to area wildlife. This festival will include Stargazing on “Telescope Hill,” NASA Exhibits and Speaker, Local Astronomers, Science Exhibits and Demonstrations, Starlab Mobile Planetarium, Live Music and Entertainment, Food/Drinks, Cosmic Kids Zone, “Glow Golf,” and much more! The event is family-friendly and enjoyable for all ages. Thank you to our main supporters; WUCF-TV, Central Florida’s PBS Channel; Starwalk Interactive Astronomy Guide; Osceola News Gazette; Seminole State College Planetarium; Clancy ...

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