The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission symbolizes how anything is possible. This historic lunar landing paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to the moon and first time humans stepped on another planetary body with astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, taking “one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind” on July 20, 1969.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing on July, 20th with crafts and four different events all under one roof! West Irving Library, 4444 W Rochelle Rd, hosts this fun filled commemoration with the following free programs:
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Outer Space Crafts for Kids. Location: activity room.
11 to 11:30 a.m.
"Would You Like to Swing on a Star?" program. Location: meeting room.
1 to 3 p.m.
Perot Museum’s Tech Truck. Location: parking lot.
2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
"Through the Universe" program presented by City Lights Astronomical Society. Location: meeting room.
8:30 to 9 p.m.
Star Party presented by the Fort Worth Astronomical Society. Location: parking lot.
Enjoy free pizza and a chance to look at the moon with a variety of telescopes, along with other astronomically exciting surprises to be announced!
Visit West Irving Library or call 972-721-2691 for more information.