The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce a lecture on the popular topic of astronomy for adults and high school students. “This is a great way to get together with friends for an inspiring and educational experience,” says Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados.
NASA Solar System Ambassador Paul Cirillo will present a breathtaking photographic tour of the planets, asteroids and comets in our Solar System.
The talk - scheduled for Mar. 24th from 2 to 3 p.m. - will also highlight the current and future space missions that NASA and the Jet Propulsion laboratory have planned to explore these celestial wonders. Cirillo, a popular lecturer at Trailside who is passionate about his subject, thrills his audiences with presentations which are both exciting and educational.
There will be ample time for questions and answers.
This program is free.
For more information about these programs or other activities at Trailside, please call 908-789-3670 or visit www.ucnj.org/trailside.
Trailside Nature and Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a facility of the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation.