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Summer Stargazing at Washoe Lake Saturday, August 27

By ThisIsReno

NEVADA STATE PARKS NEWS RELEASE

WASHOE VALLEY, Nev. – Washoe Lake State Park is hosting a summer stargaze August 27, 2011. Local astronomy experts Adam Kremers and Jay Lawson will lead participants in an evening of star and planet gazing through high powered telescopes. A light jacket is recommended as late summer evenings can be cool.

The public is invited to attend. Call 775-687-4319 for more information.

WHAT: Summer Stargaze

WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2011 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Washoe Lake State Park Main Group Area. Map to Washoe Lake State Park: http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=208138709008086544499.00043f6172dc611852d8e&msa=0&ll=40.304665,-116.982422&spn=8.417576,13.392334

WHO: This event is open to the public.

COST: There is no charge for the program, but there is a $ 7.00 park entry fee per vehicle. Nevada residents pay $5.00 per vehicle.

CONTACT: Donna Silva, 775-687-4319, [email protected]