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July 2019

Adult Full Moon Night Hike and Sip

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This hike’s theme is Magical Moon!   The journey begins at sunset from the Center into the beautiful surrounding redwood forest. The 4-5 mile hike will be lit by the full moon. Along the way, you’ll learn about the local history and ecology of the forest and hear interesting stories and facts about the moon.   The evening will be capped off by stargazing and planet hunting on our observation deck. Each hiker will receive two complementary glasses of wine…

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Apollo 50th Anniversary Celebration

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

During the 1960s and '70s, NASA sent nine missions to the moon. Six of them landed astronauts safely on the surface. This is the only time humans have visited another world. July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon as part of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission. Free with Admission Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 with hands-on moon demos, a new planetarium show, Lunaverse and more!    Schedule Hands-On Moon Activities…

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Apollo Party 21+

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

An adults-only, after hours celebration of the first moonwalk Saturday, July 20, 6-10pm $14, $9 for members Grab a moon cocktail, show off your stellar moves on the dance floor, and sing your heart out at space karaoke. Enjoy live performances by Blue Eternity in our Planetarium and experience a simulated mission to the moon in our Challenger Spacecraft.   Buy Tickets   Schedule: Marvelous Night for a Moon Dance Party 6-10pm Rotunda If you’ve been practicing the moon walk NOW…

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Family Hikes

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2019 at 10:00 am

Bring the whole family along as we take a gentle 2-3-mile round trip walk among the majestic redwoods. We’ll stop and tell stories about Oakland history, identify native plants and trees, and discuss wildlife and indicators of climate change. Due to heavy roots, routes are not accessible by strollers and/or wheelchairs. Hikes may be canceled or rescheduled due to extreme weather conditions or under enrollment. Advance tickets are recommended.   $14, $11 Members, per person   Additional Family Hike Dates/Times:…

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Family Hikes

July 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Bring the whole family along as we take a gentle 2-3-mile round trip walk among the majestic redwoods. We’ll stop and tell stories about Oakland history, identify native plants and trees, and discuss wildlife and indicators of climate change. Due to heavy roots, routes are not accessible by strollers and/or wheelchairs. Hikes may be canceled or rescheduled due to extreme weather conditions or under enrollment. Advance tickets are recommended.   $14, $11 Members, per person   Additional Family Hike Dates/Times:…

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