Sky Jubilee

Sky Jubilee

Join us as we celebrate the sun and stars all day! Activities will range from a Mobile Earth Space Observation unit, yoga under the stars, crafts, and activities for all ages.

  • When: Fri., Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Where: East Library

We will be hosting a variety of other programs celebrating the sky!

Starting at 4 p.m.:

  • Green Screen Photos
  • Starry Starry Viewers
  • Galaxy Rock Magnets
  • UV Bracelets
  • Watercolor Galaxy Bookmarks (first come, first served)

Starting at 5 p.m.:

  • Facepainting
  • Planet Sugar Cookies

Starting at 6 p.m.:

  • Astronomical Society Viewing Party
  • Glow in the Dark Ring Toss
  • Glow in the Dark Bowling
  • Galaxy Tote Bags (for young adults ages 12-24)

Starting at 6:45 p.m.

  • Yoga Under the Stars in the Iris Beds

Mobile Earth + Space Observatory Unit (MESO)

MESO is a “science center on wheels” to engage and excite students, teachers, and local residents with hands-on educational and research activities focused on earth and space sciences, renewable energy, and scientific instrumentation. Drop by to explore the activities and for solar viewing during daylight hours and stargazing after dark. Visit the MESO site to learn more.

Homeschool Science @ East: Our Marvelous Sky

Get your hands and minds on authentic science with the Mobile Earth + Space Observatory and Inventa Academy! Interact with enthusiastic scientist educators and immerse yourself in space science fun! You will be able to use an augmented-reality sandbox, a seasons model, diffraction glasses, infrared cameras, and telescopes. Make and take home your very own Space Mission Patch, a scale representation of the solar system, and a Landing Craft. Stay into the evening for fun activities, crafts, and star gazing for all ages at the East Sky Jubilee!

Solar Cockroaches

Create a "cockroach" that dances in the sun! We'll learn about solar energy and motion as we hook mini motors up to solar panels, creating a sun-loving critter you can take home. Ages 10-16. Registration required.

*Please note, due to weather and viewing conditions, some activities are subject to change.*

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