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

Date & Location:
Clay Center Observatory, Dexter-Southfield Schools
20 Newton St
Brookline, MA US
(AKA Region 1)
Fun Fly
Fun For All Ages
Kids Fly
Kite Vendors
Food Vendors
Indoor Competition
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
Phone: (617) 454-2718
We are in South Brookline, just south of Boston. See web site for directions:, or email
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

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