Presentations, workshops and opportunities to see the sky through telescopes — weather permitting — are featured at Astronomy Day Festivities at a park in Sunrise.
The event is 2 p.m. to midnight May 11 at Markham Park, 16001 State Road 84, Sunrise 33326, 954-357-8868
The event is presented by the park and South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association.
Weekend entry fees to the park are $1.50 for ages 6 and older. After about 7:30 p.m., entry is usually free.
Note: Fox Observatory is not open during renovations
Volunteers from South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association sometimes set up telescopes Saturday nights for the Public.
Looking at the stars through telescopes is perfect for a frugal weekend activity.
Join stargazers from the South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association for free sky-watching most Saturday nights at the Fox Observatory in Markham Park, 16001 State Road 84, Sunrise 33326, 954-357-8868
It’s open from sunset to about midnight. If you arrive before about 7:30 p.m., the weekend park entry fee is $1.50 per person for ages 6 and older.
For information, phone 954-384-0442