Learn why the moon looks so big, how stars get their names, and much more during a free new virtual program for all ages being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.
This program is called Astronomically Speaking – Astronomy Truths, and will be presented by Jackie Beucher from the Astronomical Society of Kansas City. During this out-of-this-world presentation, participants discover will why the open sky has mystified and enchanted people from ancient times to the present.
To find this program online at JCPRD.com/Activities, browse first under 50 Plus and then under enrichment and special interests. When using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “special interest.”
Astronomically Speaking – Astronomy Truths will take place beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 22. This one-hour program is free, but registration is required. All registered participants will receive an email with a Zoom link and instructions on how to proceed.  For more information contact Tiffany at [email protected] To register by phone, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at JCPRD.com, click on “Activity Search,” and search for activity number 7493.
The My JCPRD Activities catalog is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches and at all JCPRD facilities.