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Ocotillo Wells - Hot Stars & Heavenly Bodies


Last updated 3/11/2016 at 10:47am

An Astronomy weekend at Ocotillo Wells offers a mix of activities to entertain every member of the family.

Saturday, March. 12 Schedule of events:-

Discovery Center Extended Hours Explore our Discovery Center during extended hours! 6pm-10pm

Mini Ranger Program - Discovery Center

Our Galactic Neighbors! For kids ages 3-6. 10:30am

Galactic Adventures -Discovery Center 11am-3pm

Calling all kids! Fast, fun, & fascinating activities. Solar System Tour around the paved path 4x4 Planetary RC Rovers Rings of Saturn ring toss Solar System bean bag toss

Jr. Ranger Program - Discovery Center Up, Up...and Away! 11:30am

For kids ages 7-12.

Solar Telescope - Discovery Center 12-4pm

Search for Solar flares and sun spots using enhanced imaging.

Rocket Mania - Denner ATV Training Track For kids ages 7-12. 1-3pm

Parental supervision required!

Flag on the Moon - Denner ATV Training Track 1-3pm

Create an individual flag for your ride! For kids ages 7-12.

Hot Chocolate - Discovery Center 6-9pm

Join us under the stars for a cup of hot chocolate!

Steve Matousek from the JPL - Discovery Center 7pm

Mr. Matousek, Advanced Concept Development Manager, JPL, helped design the Juno spacecraft that is on its way to Jupiter. Get an update on the Juno mission to Jupiter!

Stargazing - Amphitheater 7-10pm

Check out the night skies through a stellar telescope!

Programs may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather or high winds.

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