April Star Party

8:00 p.m.
Menke Observatory at the Wapsi River Environmental Center, 31555 52nd Avenue, Dixon, Iowa

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Beginning at sunset (around 8:24 p.m.), St. Ambrose University opens its observatory to the public for a night of stargazing.

Visitors may use the observatory's telescopes or bring their own. This event is free of charge.

For more information, contact Robert Mitchell at 563-333-6141 or visit the AmbroseAstro Facebook page. On the day of the event, the same number may be called for a recorded message that will either confirm the event or report a cancellation.

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Menke Observatory

Wapsi River Environmental Education Center, 31555 52nd Avenue, Dixon, Iowa

All Star Parties are free and open to the public

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Apr 13

Celebrate the renovation of this historic building, tour the building, and hear from our benefactor Thomas Higgins ‘67 on his vision and generous gift that made this project possible.

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Apr 14 - Apr 14

As part of our Harmonic Diversions: Concert Series, the Galvin Fine Arts Center is hosting a performance with ACCENT

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