Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Port Discover Presents A Star Party!, Friday, November 7

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844, lspendergraft@mail.ecsu.edu
Port Discover Presents A Star Party!, Friday, November 7

Elizabeth City, NC — Port Discover presents A Star Party, a special family evening of starlight and enlightenment, on Friday evening, November 7, at 6:30 pm. The event is free to Port Discover members. Program cost for non-members is $10 per family.

Guests to A Star Party will be treated to the use of telescopes and tours of the skies, guided by Billy Younger, instructor of physics and astronomy at the College of the Albemarle. The event will also include many starry hands-on activities for kids. Details and directions to the site will be provided to registered guests.

Reservations are limited so reserve a spot by contacting Port Discover at 252-338-6117 or visiting Port Discover at 613 East Main Street. To join Port Discover, visit www.portdiscover.org and go to Get Involved link!

Port Discover is located at 613 East Main Street. Port Discover’s hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or visit www.portdiscover.org.

Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.

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