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Winter Light Star Party

Saturday Mar 7 Coronation Park Edmonton
2pm - 11pm
Rabbit & Moon Star Party

Enjoy the moon, stars and follow the tracks of the winter hare at Coronation Park, during the Winter Light's Star Party.

It's an exceptional opportunity to sky gaze with local astronomers, enjoy talks by celestial experts, under take the family-friend story adventure "Moon & the Snowshoe Hare", play in the snow ....
plus lantern parades and moonlight serenades!
Winter Light welcome tents, tipis and free hot chocolate in abundance - and as always, all events are free!

2 - 4pm
Lantern Making Workshop – Woodcroft Library

4 - 11pm
Star Party Activities – Coronation Park, Science Centre

4pm
Solar Astronomy – Observatory Sidewalk

Story Adventure: Moon & The Snowshoe Hare –Coronation Park (Moon Tipi, Hare Tipi)

Sunset/ Venus Viewing - Observatory Sidewalk

6 - 7pm
Moon & Star Party – Observatory

7pm
Story Adventure: Moon & The Snowshoe Hare –Coronation Park (Moon Tipi, Hare Tipi)

7:45pm
Hello Darkness Lantern Parade

8:45pm
Light Projections

9:00pm
Moon Light Serenade

10:45pm
Goodbye Darkness Lanterns


Special Presentations – Science Stage, Science Centre

5:00 - 5:45pm
Dr. Douglas P. Hube
‘A CELESTIAL EMBRACE: SUN, EARTH & NORTHERN LIGHTS’

6:00 - 6:45pm
Dr. Erin Walton
‘METEORITE MOSAICS: JEWELS FROM THE HEAVENS’

7:00 - 7:30pm
Bruce McCurdy
‘GREAT BALLS OF FIRE & ICE (even pluto)’

8:00 - 8:30pm
Alister Ling
‘STONEHENGE TO GLASS-HENGE – A CITY-CENTERED UNIVERSE’

Location

Coronation Park is located at 11425 - 142 Street, Edmonton. Map of Coronation Park

 

This star party is part of the City of Edmonton's Winter Light Festival.