In-Person: Moon Observation

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Allowed Grades: 3rd Grade to 6th Grade

Program Description


Students in Grades 3-6 and their caregiver are invited to enjoy an evening exploring Earth's closest celestial neighbor, the Moon! The Ridgefield High School Astronomy Club will demonstrate and describe the reasons for the moon's phases and the causes for various types of eclipses. Students will discuss the origin of the moon, it's history of exploration, and how to safely view the upcoming solar eclipse events. Weather permitting, students will use telescopes to observe the Moon and Saturn from the Library's Richardson Terrace. Registration is required and opens on August 26, 2023.

Students must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Programs like this are supported by the generous donations of our patrons.



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Photographs & Video

Photographs and video may be taken by Library staff during this event and used for Library publicity purposes, including in print and on social media.  Please let a staff member know if you do not wish to be photographed.

Photographing, filming, or recording patrons or staff by anyone other than Library staff is prohibited without the express advance permission of the Library Director.

Thank you.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.