Updated: 8 June 2017
Since its formation in April 2014, the Oracle Dark Skies Committee has been attending various events around Oracle and Pinal County to talk about its work to have Oracle State Park designated as an "International Dark Sky Park". The Committee also does public outreach on the affects of Light Pollution and how everyone can help reduce the problem and save money as well. Upcoming events where the Committee plans to be are mentioned here.
If you would like a Committee member to talk to your company, organization, or group of local residents, please contact Mike Weasner (520-289-3402 or email@example.com).
Live Music and Star Party, Oracle State Park, Saturday, 24 June 2017, 6-10pm
Bring your own picnic and enjoy cooler Oracle temps and scenic sunset views from the patio of the historic Kannally Ranch House. Local country music icon, Hadj Banjovi, will perform an Americana mix of tunes from 6p-8p on the upper patio of the Kannally Ranch House. Stick around after dark for a star party with telescopes, until 10pm. No reservation needed; free with park admission.
Full Moon Night Hike, Oracle State Park, Saturday, 8 July 2017, 7:30pm
Join a ranger-led evening nature walk in the park, ending by 9pm. Reservation required; free with park admission. More details to be announced.
Star Party, Oracle State Park, Saturday, 23 September 2017, 7-9pm
Telescopes and night sky interpretation by Tucson Amateur Astronomers Association. More details to be announced.
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