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Tuesdays
10-10:45 am (following Laptime Story Time)



Monday Movie Nights
July 24 & 31 August 7 & 21
6:30-8:00 pm

Watch movies with friends and family in the community room. Costumes optional but encouraged. Sleeping bags and stuffed animals welcome. Popcorn and juice will be provided.

7/24 The LEGO Batman Movie
7/31 Moana
8/7 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
8/21 The BFG

 


Solar Eclipse Series

Part 1: Family Event with Solar System Ambassador Ken
Tuesday, August 1st 6:30-7:30pm (Community Room)


Come join Solar System Ambassador Ken Bailey as we talk about the upcoming solar eclipse occurring on August 21st. This presentation, primarily aimed at children K to 6th grade and their parents, includes a power point presentation on what an eclipse is, instructions on SAFE solar viewing and weather and time permitting, solar viewing with a PST solar telescope. Families will take home a handmade pinhole projector in the shape of New York State.

Part 2: Planetarium Show and Solar Observing at SUNY New Paltz
Tuesday,
August 8th 4:30-6:30pm


Pre-registration required. Cost: $3.50 per person (payment must be a check made out to "SUNY New Paltz Acct. #900340")

Solar Observations 4:30-5:30 pm View the surface of the Sun safely with certain telescopes that have special filters on them to block out most of the light and learn how to use proper equipment to safely view the Sun and upcoming solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.

Planetarium Show (located inside the Coykendall Science Building) 5:30-6:15 Families with children 7 years old and up. This show will feature the night sky for that day. Locate and learn about the stars, constellations, planets, galaxies and other objects that may be visible and the mythology behind some of their names, as well as information about solar eclipses.

Directions and a campus map can be found here: http://www.newpaltz.edu/planetarium/directions.html Some visitor spots are available near the welcome center. If those are full visitor passes may need to be purchased for $2. Please stop by the Welcome Center in the Haggerty Administration Building to purchase one for $2. Permits are also available for purchase at machines in the Route 32 Parking Lot 28 and near the west entrance to the campus on Hawk Dr.