Topic: Golden Pond Planetarium
Golden Pond, KY - Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area offers public school districts within 100 miles an opportunity to receive an Educational Field Trip Grant for the 2015-2016 school year. Educators must apply by April 30th, 2015.
Educational Field Trip Grants assist schools in covering costs for transportation; facility admission fees at Woodlands Nature Station, The Homeplace, and Golden Pond Planetarium; program costs; and dorm rental at Brandon Spring Group Center during the 2015-2016 school year.
Golden Pond, KY – The Golden Pond Planetarium celebrates the holiday season with several Holiday shows – Let it Snow, Season of Light, and Laser Holidays from November 28th to December 23rd. The Planetarium will also be open for daily shows. Admission to the Golden Pond Planetarium is $5.00 ages 13 and up; $3.00 ages 5-12; free for ages 4 and under.
The newest show, Let it Snow, features a variety of high resolution scenes and artistic animations suitable for all ages.
Choosing and Using Binoculars and Telescopes presentation at Land Between the Lakes Saturday, November 8th
Golden Pond, KY – The Golden Pond Planetarium and West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers present “Choosing and Using Binoculars and Telescopes” following the 5:30pm planetarium program Saturday, November 8th, in the Golden Pond Visitor Center at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.
The presentation is free and open to the public.
This program introduces various binoculars and telescopes, and teaches basic skills required to use them.
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will join all federal agencies in honoring veterans this Veteran’s Day weekend, Saturday-Tuesday, November 8th-11th, 2014, with free admission to: The Homeplace on Saturday, November 8th; Woodlands Nature Station on Sunday, November 9th and Free 1:00pm Golden Pond Planetarium show on Monday and Tuesday, November 10th and 11th.
Active and retired members of the armed forces that present their military ID at each attraction will receive free entry for themselves and their families during Veteran’s Day weekend.
Golden Pond, KY – Evening Planetarium shows and Star Parties at Land Between The Lakes will begin Saturday, May 31st. Shows are presented by Friends of Land Between The Lakes at the Golden Pond Planetarium located in the Golden Pond Visitor Center.
Additional shows are on Saturdays at 8:00pm June 14th and 28th, July 12th and 26th, August 9th, 23rd, and 30th. Planetarium shows begin at 8:00pm; doors open at 7:30pm.
Golden Pond, KY – At Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, Woodlands Nature Station (NS), The Homeplace (HP), and Golden Pond Planetarium (PL) offer a variety of daily programs about nature, history, and the universe.
Special Events focus on a specific educational topic like preserving old-time music at the Homeplace’ s Pickin’ Party, unique wildlife at the Nature Station’s Cool and Crawly Critters Day, and the Planetarium’s FREE Astronomy Day.
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area and the West Kentucky Amateur Astronomers (WKAA) will host National Astronomy Day on Saturday, May 10th, at the Golden Pond Planetarium, located at the Golden Pond Visitor Center, from 12:00pm-4:00pm.
Enjoy FREE, full-dome, digital, surround sound planetarium shows at 10:00am and 11:00am, and 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, and 4:00pm. A Star Party will take place at the Observatory after dark, weather permitting. «Read the rest of this article»
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Golden Pond, KY – Calling all home educators! April is Homeschooler’s Month across Land Between The Lakes (LBL). Plan a field trip to Land Between The Lakes to use the outdoors as your classroom anytime; this new program in April offers a passport of learning.
Pick up your “Land Between The Lakes Explorers Passport” during April at Woodlands Nature Station, The Homeplace, or Golden Pond Planetarium. Complete the activities to earn an official Explorer’s Patch and certificate!
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes has experienced several budget reductions since 2012. In an effort to reduce our spending, the Calendar of Events will no longer be available in a print edition. All events will be posted online at www.lbl.org on our Calendar of Events page.
Events can also be found in the new 2014 Land Between The Lakes Calendar and Resource Guide.
Golden Pond, KY - Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area began its 2014 operations today, Saturday, March 1st, by opening several popular visitor attractions.
The Homeplace, Woodlands Nature Station, and North and South Welcome Stations opened their doors March 1st, along with Energy Lake, Hillman Ferry, and Piney Campgrounds. The Homeplace, Woodlands Nature Station, and North and South Welcome Stations will be open Wednesday through Sunday during March, then open seven days a week beginning April 1st.
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