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Elachee Nature Science Center celebrates winter solstice Dec. 21 in Gainesville
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An Elachee Nature Science Center instructor demonstrates how to use a solar telescope to students. The telescope will be used during the Winter Solstice event Wednesday, Dec. 21, at the center in Gainesville.

Winter Solstice Day

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21

Where: Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville

Cost: $5 adults, $3 children ages 2-12

More info: www.elachee.org, elachee@elachee.org or 770-535-1976.

As many residents decorate their home with lights for Christmas, Elachee Nature Science Center is looking to the stars for a light show.

Guests to Elachee can learn about the starry skies on Winter Solstice Day. Activities will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 2125 Elachee Drive in Gainesville.

Activities include solar telescope viewings, star activities and constellation craft. The STARLAB will also conduct 30-minute programs starting at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 2 to 12. Elachee members may attend for free. The fee covers admission to all Winter Solstice Day activities and Elachee exhibits, including the live animal exhibit.

For more information, visit www.elachee.org, call 770-535-1976 or email elachee@elachee.org.

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