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Date:
September 16, 2017
Time:
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Time Details:
All day events. Astrophotography Workshop at 7 p.m.
Location:
Pinehurst Lake Campground - Lakeland Provincial Recreation Area
Address:
Lac La Biche County, AB
Cost:
Free!

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Lakeland Dark Sky Celebration

Saturday, September 16, 2017


From 4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. come enjoy, learn and explore the night sky. This event is fun for the whole family. Enjoy:
Family fun activities, such as rocket building, face painting, aurora crafts, and more.
Nocturnal Wildlife-themed Geocaching in collaborations with Portage College's Natural Resource Technician Program
Traditional Aboriginal Sky Stores with Walter Quinn of the Canadian Native Friendship Centre
Information and displays on the importance of Dark Sky
Guided stargazing and telescope viewing
Free hotdog roasting and refreshments
Door prizes

At 7 p.m. grab your camera and join in on the Astrophotography Workshop, led by Jean-Pierre De Villiers from Keyano College. Bring your own device - smartphone, DSLR camera, tripod is also ideal, etc. Please note - a DSLR with a fast, wide-angle lens is ideal, with the ability to set focus to infinity.