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Rancho Mirage Grand Opening Celebration
March 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Rancho Mirage Observatory is an exciting addition to our community. This first of its kind research level facility in the Coachella Valley will provide an opportunity for experts and novices alike to explore our universe – from right here in Rancho Mirage!
Please join us, along with family and friends, this Sunday for the Rancho Mirage Observatory’s dedication as Mayor Charles Townsend and the Rancho Mirage City Council proudly cut the ribbon on this extraordinary facility.
City Astronomer, Eric McLaughlin, will take you on a “Journey Through the Universe”, Dan McKenna from the California Institute of Technology will speak about “First Light” and special guest, Rick Armstrong, will enlighten us with his personal experiences growing up as the son of the first person to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong.
The ceremony will include music from The Ken Dahleen Jazz Quartet and Gerald Collucci, a poem by Dorothea Bisbas,
and delicious “space themed” treats.
For more information, please call The Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory at (760) 341-7323.