Family astronomy at Kerry Wood Nature Centre

The Kerry Wood Nature Centre is hosting Family Astronomy 101 on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is a fun introduction to the cosmos, and focuses on the peak of the Geminid meteor shower. It is one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year, and is the final one for 2012.

The Kerry Wood Nature Centre is hosting Family Astronomy 101 on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

The event is a fun introduction to the cosmos, and focuses on the peak of the Geminid meteor shower. It is one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year, and is the final one for 2012.

For more astronomy fun at the centre, join an interpreter on Sunday at 1 p.m. for a tour of the winter sky.

Admission to both events is by a suggested donation of $3 per person, or $10 per family.

For more information, call 403-346-2010.

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