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Renfrew Institute

(717) 762-0373

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December 2017

Star Party

December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

In partnership with the Tri-State Astronomers, a telescope viewing of the night sky. Big telescopes will be set up in the backyard of the Renfrew Museum house at Renfrew Park. Members of the Tri-State Astronomers club will be on hand with guidance on specific celestial things to look for, and how to find them. Warm up with cookies and hot chocolate in the visitor center. Free. Rain/Cloud Date: Thursday, Dec. 14—check website if cloudy skies

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January 2018

NASA’s Citizen Science Programs

January 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Visitors Center, Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

NASA scientist Todd Toth will discuss various citizen science programs at NASA, highlighting the GLOBE Program, an international science and education program that allows students and the public worldwide to participate in data collection and the scientific process. Free.

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Ukrainian Egg Workshop

January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Visitors Center, Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Fee applies, see description

Create an exquisite pysanka, an intricately decorated egg, using techniques of the traditional Ukrainian folk craft. Hands-on instruction by Holly Olszewski. Workshop Fee: $25 for RI members, $30/non-member. Ages 15 and up, limited to 10. For more information, call 717-762-0373 or email to info@renfrewinstitute.org.

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February 2018

Astronomy Program: What Cassini Told Us About Saturn

February 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Visitors Center, Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

Presented in partnership with Tri-State Astronomers Dr. Lawrence Marschall, Professor of Physics Emeritus, Gettysburg College, presents a program on the dramatic end of the historic Cassini spacecraft mission to Saturn, and what astronomers learned from the nearly two decades the Cassini was in orbit. Night sky viewing after the program, weather permitting. Free. Image: Artist's rendering of Cassini's "grand finale" orbit. NASA.

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