Park Authority

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-324-8702
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

Kirk Kincannon,
Executive Director

Go to the Moon and Beyond with Park Astronomy Programs

Go to the Moon and Beyond with Park Astronomy Programs

Riverbend Park is hosting two astronomy nights on Saturdays in February. Come to the park on February 10 and February 24, 2018, to explore topics such as comets, meteors, moon phases and eclipses. End the evening around a campfire and roast marshmallows. The program is designed for astronomy-lovers age eight to adult and runs from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Meet at the visitor center.

Register for Astronomy Night at Riverbend

Riverbend Park is located at 8700 Potomac Hills Street, Great Falls, VA. For more information, call 703-759-9018 or visit Riverbend Park.

Hidden Oaks Nature Center is putting the moon in focus in a family fun astronomy program on Saturday, February 10. Participants age six to adult can learn about the moon and enjoy activities and crafts to help demystify the moon and bring it down to earth. The program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. costs $6 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.

Register for Astronomy for Family Fun: Moon

Hidden Oaks Nature Center is located at 7701 Royce Street, Annandale, VA. For more information, call 703-941-1065 or visit Hidden Oaks.