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Astronomy Week 2018

Astronomy Week 2018 will be held from February 26- March 2.  Please watch this space for updates! Outdoor events are subject to cancellation due to weather. Please call the library at 407-647-7700 with any questions.


Kids Space Craft 3:30-4:30 PM
Join Miss Mary and Miss Kami for an afternoon of space-themed crafts that will be out of this world! All ages welcome.


Celestial Cinema: Apollo 13 (PG) 12pm – 2:30 pm
1995, Rated PG, 140 minutes

Junior Astronomers, Feb. 27, 3:30-4:30
An astronomy enthusiast will guide us through a lesson and activity about the sun, moon, and stars. For elementary-aged children.

Telescope viewing at Quinn Strong Park 7pm
Join astronomy enthusiast and Maitland Rotarian Steve Ruta in Quinn Strong Park to view the cosmos.


Celestial Cinema:  Movie TBA 3:30

Introduction to Amateur Astronomy 7pm
How to choose and use telescopes and binoculars and how to start observing the sky. This lecture will be led by an astronomer from the Seminole Sate College Buehler Planetarium.


Sun Spot Viewing 1pm
With astronomy enthusiast Don Crowell, Library Courtyard

Telescope Viewing at Quinn Strong Park 7pm
Courtesy of SSCF, Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium


Celestial Cinema: The Right Stuff (PG) 10:30 am
1983, Rated PG, 193 minutes