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Star Party

April 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrate this year’s NC Statewide Star Party by adventuring “To the Moon and Beyond”. Our knowledgeable staff will provide high powered binoculars and telescopes for high-quality viewing and will feature astronomers from the Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS), NASA, and our very own Durham Parks & Rec! Dress for the weather. This program is free and does not require registration. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In case of a cloud out, the program will be held Saturday, April 13.

Join us for other events hosted by our co-sponsors:

Saturday, April 6 @ 11 a.m.
Orange/Durham Habitat for Humanity
5501 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard
Have a blast while reliving 1969! Join Durham County Library to hear and share stories about the historic moon-landing, and watch footage of the Apollo 11 Space mission.

March 12 – April 12, Held During Store Hours
Orange/Durham Habitat for Humanity
5501 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard
Durham Habitat for Humanity will host a representation of typical 1969 Livingroom. Feel free to take a seat and watch footage on an old TV of Neal Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walking on the moon almost 50 years ago.

Friday, April 12 @ 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Fullsteam Brewery
726 Rigsbee Avenue
Join us at Fullsteam Brewery the afternoon before the Star Party to get hands-on with a few featured lunar actives and watch NASA’s restored footage while you enjoy a specially made beer to honor the moon landing.

For questions, contact Ryan Sailstad at Ryan.Sailstad@DurhamNC.Gov or 919-560-4405 ext. 27237.


April 12
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Old North Durham Park