Upcoming Programs at Dorothea Dix Park

News posted Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:00 am

Upcoming Programs at Dorothea Dix Park:

Art, nature, fitness, and helping the environment - there is something for everyone at Dorothea Dix Park! Advanced registration is required at

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Explore Dorothea Dix Park - Skywatching: The Geminid Edition! Wednesday, December 13, 2017 8-10 p.m.
Come view the Geminid Meteor Shower of 2017! Join staff and volunteers from the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS) and Raleigh Astronomy Club (RAC) for a free skywatching program at Dorothea Dix Park!
Bring a blanket, sleeping bag or reclining chair to watch for Geminid Meteors to streak across the sky! You won't even need telescopes to see these shooting stars! Telescopes will be set up for you to take a closer look at star clusters, galaxies and nebulae. We'll also have sky tours and star storytelling!

For more information, contact

  • Kathryn Hertel, 919-996-6688
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