Astronomy Program at Washington Oaks Gardens

Saturday, February 6, 2016, 6:30 p.m..

Enjoy an afternoon of live music at beautiful Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

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(386) 446-6783
  • Please Note: This event is from 2016.

    Washington Oaks Gardens State Park hosts a special Astronomy Program on Saturday, February 6, 2016, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

    Park Ranger Joe Woodbury introduces participants to the mysteries of the stars, planets, and satellites, as seen from the beach at Washington Oaks. The program covers the mythology of the constellations, as well as new scientific discoveries in astronomy.

    Participants are encouraged to bring their own binoculars for personal use, but telescopes are not necessary. The program is subject to cancellation if the weather is unfavorable, so please call (386) 446-6783 to confirm.

    Washington Oaks Gardens State Park is 425 acres of coastal preserve that ranges from rare coquina rock formations along the Atlantic to the tidal marshes of the Matanzas River and the historic formal gardens within the live oaks, magnolias, and coastal scrub of the beachside hammock.

    Events like the Astronomy Program are offered by the Friends of Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, a community-based not-for-profit organization whose mission is to preserve, protect, promote, and provide interpretation at Washington Oaks Gardens and Faver-Dykes State Park.

    Admission: The Astronomy Program is free with regular park admission of $5 per vehicle (up to eight people), $4 for single-occupant vehicle, and $2 for pedestrians/bicyclists.

    When? Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.

    Where? Washington Oaks Gardens State Park is located two miles south of Marineland off A1A South, at 6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd. in Palm Coast FL 32137. Guests will meet in the beachside parking lot.

    Call (386) 446-6783 to reconfirm and for more information or visit here.

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