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Patoka Lake Star Party Set For July 13th

Last updated on Thursday, June 27, 2013

(PATOKA) - The 22nd annual Patoka Lake Star Party is scheduled for Saturday, July 13th from 6 - 10 pm at the Patoka Lake beach.

Enjoy a special presentation by members of the Louisville and Evansville Astronomical Societies and the Stonebelt Stargazers of Bedford, as they share their knowledge of the sky above.

There will be kid's activities and giveaways until dark. A special astronomy program will be held at 6:30 pm under the tent on the beach. Telescopes will be set up for observations of Venus and Saturn as darkness falls.

The entrance fee of $5 per vehicle for Indiana residents (and & $7 for non residents) is required for the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area, Patoka Reservoir, located north of Wickliffe, Indiana, highway 164.

For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, call the visitor center at 812-685-2447.

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