Gravette li­brary to host ‘Moon Over Main Street’

Westside Eagle-Observer - - FRONT PAGE - KAREN BEN­SON Gravette Pub­lic Li­brary

GRAVETTE — The Gravette Pub­lic Li­brary will host an open house fol­lowed by “Moon Over Main Street,” a star party, on Satur­day, Oct. 20. Li­brary doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for vis­i­tors to tour the li­brary, visit the Maker Space lab and visit with lo­cal artist Michael Kel­ley, who will have some of his paint­ings of plan­ets and con­stel­la­tions on dis­play.

Af­ter sun­set, the pub­lic is in­vited to view the night sky through tele­scopes pro­vided by mem­bers of the Su­gar Creek Astro­nom­i­cal So­ci­ety who will be on hand to pro­vide in­struc­tion and an­swer ques­tions. The tele­scopes will be lo­cated on the north side of Main Street across from the li­brary. Li­brary staff will dis­trib­ute com­pli­men­tary star charts. Please bring a flash­light.

Side­walk as­tron­omy is a com­mu­nity outreach pro­gram of the Su­gar Creek Astro­nom­i­cal So­ci­ety and NWA Space. Oct. 20 is In­ter­na­tional Ob­serve The Moon Night and this event is reg­is­tered as an I0MN at moon.nasa.gov/ob­serve.

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