Are you looking for ways to celebrate the NASA Apollo 11 mission’s 50th anniversary closer to home?
The Indiana Free Library is hosting a Moon Landing Day Party from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. Join NASA enthusiast Ron Powell as he talks about space travel, the moon landing and many different astronauts. Guests will make moon sand and watch as Neil Armstrong takes his first steps on the moon. The event will include games, crafts and a snack.
The Carnegie Science Center, located on Allegheny Avenue in Pittsburgh, is also hosting numerous events through its Summer of Space program, including “Space Out! Astronomy Weekend,” where visitors to the museum can celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s historic mission to the moon. The event, held Saturday and July 21, will include hands-on Earth and space science activities developed by NASA and the National Informal Science Education network, and presentations by special guest astronomers.
Check out the webpage www.carnegiesciencecenter. org/visit/summer-of-space for more events, programs and daily and weekly activities.