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  • Rock Creek Park

    Under African Skies

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, February 25, 2017

    Join a ranger for a unique look at sub-Saharan Africa's night sky and star stories in honor of Black History Month.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Spring Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, February 26, 2017

    Discover the brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System. Ages 5 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, February 26, 2017

    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, March 1, 2017

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Ranger Reads: The Lorax

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, March 2, 2017

    Join a ranger for this story time session IN THE PLANETARIUM! We’ll read Dr. Seuss’ environmental classic, The Lorax. All ages.

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    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center and Planetarium (5200 Glover Road NW)
    Saturday, March 4, 2017

    Napoleon Bonaparte once said that "Men of genius are meteors, destined to light up their century." But what about women of genius?

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Civil War Roundtable

    • Time: 9:30 AM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, March 4, 2017

    Special Guest Speaker Col. (Ret.) Jim Wyatt will discuss the life of Nannie Helen Burroughs. Burroughs was an educator, civil rights activist, and business women.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, March 5, 2017

    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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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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