FROSTBURG — The Cumberland Astronomy Club, in collaboration with the Frostburg State University department of physics and engineering and the Allegany County Library System, will co-host “Journey to the Moon” on July 12 from 8 to 11 p.m.
The program is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s landing on the moon on July 20, 1969. The event, to take place at the Multimedia Learning Center planetarium at FSU, will include telescope viewing, planetarium presentations, hands-on activities, an activity challenge structured like a scavenger hunt, a face cutout photo opportunity as astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon and door prizes.
Planetarium presentations will take place every half-hour from 8 to 10 p.m. Door prizes will be given out. Further program descriptions can be found at https://www.frostburg.edu/mlc/ under the “Events” link.
An alternate date for the program in the event of clouds/rain will be July 13. The decision to reschedule or cancel will be made on the MLC Facebook page and at cumberlandastronomyclub.org by 6 p.m. for both dates.