ABDSP Interpretive Activities are Free and Open to the Public. All programs meet in front of the ABDSP Visitor Center unless otherwise stated.
Saturday, October 28, 2017: Celebrate Our Nearest Celestial Neighbor!
October 28 is International Observe the Moon Night, and we have activities planned to help you become more familiar with our nearest neighbor and what we are learning about it.
5:00 p.m. Moon Features Come Alive- 45 minutes
Have you wondered what the “Man in the Moon” really is? Join Park Interpretive Specialist Regina Reiter for this interactive program to discern the features of the Moon in preparation for tonight’s Moon Viewing. Meet in the Visitor Center Discovery Lab.
5:45 pm Observe the Moon- 45 minutes
Bring binoculars, if you have them, and join Park Interpretive Specialist Regina Reiter on the roof of the Visitor Center to observe the Moon.
7:00 p.m. Campfire - - The Amazing World of Bats—Nature’s Tiny Fighter Jets- 1 Hour
Though poorly understood and often feared, bats are fascinating animals with incredible skills of flight and nighttime navigation. Join Volunteer Naturalist Don Endicott in the Palm Canyon campfire center for a multimedia exploration of these amazing fliers.