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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Explore the “Spooky Skies” during new virtual program on Oct. 28

Stars at night

Take a tour of fall skies during a virtual program being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. 

This new program is called Astronomically Speaking - Spooky Skies, and be presented by Jackie Beucher from the Astronomical Society of Kansas City. Participants will explore the wonders of the skies, and hear about galaxies, planets, star clusters, and some really spooky nebulas! 

To find this program online at, browse first under 50 Plus and then under enrichment and special interests. In the printed catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “special interest.” 

Astronomically Speaking - Spooky Skies will take place beginning at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The cost for this one-hour session is $3 per person for Johnson County residents or $4 for nonresidents. All registered participants will receive an email with a Zoom link and instructions on how to proceed.  For more information contact Tiffany at To register by phone, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at, click on “Register for Activities,” and complete a course ID search for 40733.  

The My JCPRD Activities catalog is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches and JCPRD facilities. 

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