star party 2016 at tuzigoot national monument

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News Release Date: May 13, 2016

Contact: Caleb Kesler, 928-567-5276 x222

National Park ServiceNews Release

For Immediate Release –May 13, 2016

Caleb Kesler, Chief Ranger, MOCA/TUZI, 928-567-5276 x222

Clarkdale, AZ –Tuzigoot National Monument

Celebrate the night sky with us!On May 28th, 2016, The National Park Service and The Astronomers of the Verde Valley would like to invite the public to Tuzigoot National Monument to explore the skies.The star party will begin at 8:00pm with a presentation on Southern Sinagua Astronomy with Ken Zoll of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center.Telescopes will be open for public viewing from 8:30-10:00 pm.Arts and crafts activities will also be provided for our young astronomers.Night time activities are FREE!

For a safe and fun evening, we advise that visitors wear close toed shoes and bring flashlights with a red filter.Also, if you would like to sit with us a while and enjoy the night sky, camp chairs are recommended.

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th Anniversary in 2016. Over 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 408 national parks and monuments and create close-to-home recreational and cultural opportunities.

Tuzigoot National Monument is located at 25 Tuzigoot Road, Clarkdale, AZ. For additional information, call 928-634-5564 or visit www.nps.gov/tuzi.

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Last updated: May 16, 2016

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