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Penn State Wilkes-Barre to Host Full Moon Festival

9/21/2009 —

On Saturday, October 3, Penn State Wilkes-Barre will be hosting a Full Moon Festival in honor of the second most important holiday in Chinese culture.

Beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Abram Nesbitt III Academic Commons, Penn State Wilkes-Barre invites the community to learn about the Chinese traditions of the Full Moon Festival and the history of the Friedman Observatory, view the night sky through the Observatory’s 16-inch Meade Schmidt-Cassagrain LX200 telescope, enjoy a special exhibition in the Friedman Art Gallery, and enjoy a light dessert reception - including traditional moon cake!

Please RSVP no later than October 1 with name and number of guests to Jackie Warnick-Piatt, Penn State Wilkes-Barre Student Activities, at 570-675-9284 or jackiewp@psu.edu.

 
Abram Nesbitt III Academic Commons - Penn State Wilkes-Barre   
  Abram Nesbitt III Academic Commons - Photo courtesy of Don Cox

 

 Friedman Observatory - Penn State Wilkes-Barre
   Friedman Observatory

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