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Friday, August 09, 2013
56529 - Star Party Hike
Join us for an evening hike at Deer Lakes Park followed by stargazing in a large open meadow at the top of a gentle hill with excellent views to all horizons. The Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh will be along with their telescope equipment to offer their expertise and guidance. The hike will cover 3-4 miles with some hills.
Deer Lakes Park
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
$12.00 non-member / $8.00 member / $6.00 kids
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