Astronomy Day Fun Fly at Clay Center Observatory
(Astronomy Day Fun Fly)
This event is not sanctioned by the AKA

Date & Location:
04/28/2012
Clay Center Observatory, Dexter-Southfield Schools
20 Newton St
Brookline, MA US
(AKA Region 1)
Activities:
Fun Fly
Fun For All Ages
Kids Fly
Kite Vendors
Food Vendors
Indoor Competition
Description:
Indoor and Outdoor Kite Flying!
The Clay Center Observatory holds Astronomy Day events in collaboration with the Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston.
4:00 - Outdoor events begin with rockets, kites, solar telescopes
5:00 - Indoor events run from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm - science exhibitors
7:00 - Indoor Kite Flying in the Hockey Rink 7-9 pm - kites that need no wind!
8:00 - Sunset, night telescopes set up
8:30 - Viewing of the first-quarter moon, Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Venus
10:00 - Adjourn
* Many different telescopes will be set up for you to see and use. Safely view the sun in the daytime, and see planets and stars in the evening, weather permitting.
* Demonstrations, planetarium shows, LASER Light shows, rocketry, stunt kites, hands-on educational activities for all ages. GALILEO returns.
* Meet a famous robot from the movies, have your picture taken with it!
* Door Prizes for children - register for a chance to win telescopes and more.
* Mike Cenci Food Canteen Truck from 4:30-7:30 pm.
Free Admission.
For additional information contact:
Bob Phinney
20 Newton St
Brookline, MA 02445
US
E-mail:
Phone: (617) 454-2718
www.claycenter.org
Directions:
We are in South Brookline, just south of Boston. See web site for directions: www.claycenter.org, or email information@claycenter.org
Comments:
Come fly for fun or to show off. Outdoors any time in the afternoon, indoors 7-9 pm in the hokey rink. For aerial map showing fly locations and typical wind direction, visit Astronomy Day page on www.claycenter.org.

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