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Adult Events

Adult Events

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Adult Events

 

City of Sierra Vista:
Cosmic Bowling with Therapeutic Rec
Date / Time: 10/5/2021 / 5:00 AM
Location: Oscar Yrun Community Center, Sierra Vista, AZ
Audience: Adult
Description: The City of Sierra Vista Therapeutic Recreation program will host registered special needs adults for cosmic bowling! Participants must be authorized by the Department of Developmental Disabilities. For more information, contact Marita Helbig at 520-439-2281 or via email at Marita.Helbig@sierravistaaz.gov.
More Information: https://visit.sierravistaaz.gov/events/

Patterson Observatory:
Kartchner Star Party
Date / Time: 10/9/2021 / 12:00 – 9:00 PM
Location: Kartchner Caverns State Park
Audience: Adult, Family
Description: Hosted by the Huachuca Astronomy Club.  The event will feature a Webb telescope display during an afternoon of solar viewing.   Solar System Ambassador Ted Forte will deliver a talk on the James Webb Space Telescope in the Discovery Center Theater at 5:30 pm. Night sky observing will commence after dark.  A park admission fee applies to this event ($7.00 per vehicle). Star party activities are at no additional charge.
More Information: https://azstateparks.com/kartchner

Show Low Public Library:
Adult Space Trivia
Date / Time: 10/11/2021 – 10/15/2021
Location: Show Low Public Library
Audience: Adult
Description: Week long activity where adults ages 18+ can follow clues hidden throughout the library that will lead them to information on space and the James Webb Telescope.
More Information: http://www.showlowaz.gov/library

Patterson Observatory:
Public Night at the Patterson Observatory
Date / Time: 10/14/2021 / 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Location: Patterson Observatory 1140 N Colombo Avenue Sierra Vista
Audience: Adult, Family
Description: This free public observing event will feature Webb displays in the Bob Gent Science Center and telescope observing through a variety of telescopes.  Admission is free but registration is required and space is limited.  See: www.universitysouthfoundation.com/patterson-observatory  to register. The event is weather dependent and will be canceled if the sky is cloudy. Call 520-458-8278 extension 2214 for a recorded message announcing cancellation.
More Information: http://www.universitysouthfoundation.com/patterson-observatory

Patterson Observatory:
Sierra Vista City Star Party
Date / Time: 10/15/2021 / 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Veterans Memorial Park, Sierra Vista
Audience: Adult, Family
Description: Admission is free and open to everyone. The event will feature telescope observing with members of the Huachuca Astronomy Club. Informational materials about the James Webb Space Telescope will be available for free. The event is weather dependent and cancelation will be announced on the club’s and the city’s social media platforms if the sky turns too cloudy.
More Information: http://www.universitysouthfoundation.com/patterson-observatory

University of Arizona:
James Webb Space Telescope Day at Flandrau
Date / Time: 10/16/2021 / 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Location: Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium
Audience: Youth, Adult, Family
Description: Join the Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium as we celebrate the upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope. We will have special displays and activities delving into infrared astronomy, a live presentation by a UA scientist in our planetarium theater, and planetarium shows exploring other worlds. In addition, to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night, we will have a “star party” on the mall in front of Flandrau, with telescope viewing of the Moon and planets.
More Information: http://www.showlowaz.gov/library

Arizona Science Center:
NASA Guest Speaker Event
Date / Time: 10/21/2021 / 6:00 PM
Location: Virtual from AZ Science Center
Audience: Adult
Description: Join us on Thursday, October 21st when we’ll hear from a NASA expert share about the upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope. This virtual event is free and open to the public.
More Information: http://www.azscience.org/

Patterson Observatory:
Huachuca Astronomy Club Meeting
Date / Time:
10/22/2021 / 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Location: Student Union Building Cochise College 901 N Colombo Avenue Sierra Vista
Audience: Adult, Family
Description: Dr. George Rieke, MIRI team leader at the University of Arizona, is the guest speaker.  MIRI is the mid-infrared imager on the James Webb Space Telescope. This meeting is open to the public and admission is free.
More Information: http://www.hacastronomy.org

Patterson Observatory:
JWST “Launch Party”
Date / Time: 10/23/2021 / 9:00 – 4:00 PM
Location: Patterson Observatory 1140 N Colombo Ave Sierra Vista
Audience: Adult, Family
Description: This open house event at the Patterson Observatory, 1140 N. Colombo Avenue, Sierra Vista, will celebrate the upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope and will feature a virtual presentation by a NASA scientist.  The event’s other activities and presentations will include solar viewing with members of the Huachuca Astronomy Club, Webb displays and videos, a IR camera demonstration, an attended display of NASA artifacts, a live Spanish language Webb presentation, and a guided activity where guests can build their own paper model of Webb.  Admission is free.
More Information: http://www.universitysouthfoundation.com/patterson-observatory

Patterson Observatory:
JWST Speaker Presentation
Date / Time: 10/28/2021 / 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: Sierra Vista Library 2600 E Tacoma St, Sierra Vista, AZ
Audience: Youth, Adult, Family
Description: Solar System Ambassador Ted Forte will deliver a talk on the James Webb Space Telescope. This event is open to the public and admission is free.

Lowell Observatory:
Celebrates the James Webb Space Telescope
Date / Time: 11/10/2021 / 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Location: Lowell Observatory YouTube
Audience: Adult
Description: Lowell Observatory is excited to partner with NASA in bringing you this livestream celebrating the imminent launch of the long awaited James Webb Space telescope. Lowell educators and astronomers will discuss how the Webb will revolutionize the science of astronomy as we know it. We’ll also be welcoming a NASA subject matter expert who will answer your questions about the Webb mission.
More Information: Lowell Observatory Celebrates the James Webb Space Telescope

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