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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, December 11, 2016

    Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep space objects and discover the wide world of astronomy without ever leaving your planetarium seat! Ages 7 to adult.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Winter Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, December 11, 2016

    Discover this month's brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    Calling all kids! Learn about the twinkling stars and wandering planets during this introductory astronomy program.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Stars of the Holiday Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 17, 2016

    Discover winter sky stories and explore scientific theories about the Star of Bethlehem.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Civil War Roundtable

    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, January 7, 2017

    A discussion of Grant's Vicksburg Campaign

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Rocky Worlds: Inner Planets

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Rock Creek Park Nature Center & Planetarium
    • Fees: FREE!
    Saturday, January 7, 2017

    Explore the rocky, metallic worlds of teh innter solar system. Ages 5 to adult.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Winter at Fort DeRussy

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, January 8, 2017

    Join Park Rangers on a hike to Fort DeRussy and discover how soldiers passed the cold winter months in the forts surrounding Washington during the Civil War. The hike will feature stories about winter life in the forts during the war.

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Mailing Address:

3545 Williamsburg Lane, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone:

(202) 895-6000
Rock Creek Park administrative offices can be reached at 202-895-6000. For general information call 202-895-6070 Wednesday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and dial 0.

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