Monthly Skywatch: A Salute to Gene Cernan
2000 5th Ave.
River Grove, IL 60171
A program recounting the life of a local boy who made it all the way to the moon. From humble beginnings in Maywood and Bellwood, Captain Eugene Cernan went on to become an accomplished naval aviator and fighter pilot, electrical and aeronautical engineer, and astronaut who traveled into space three times: aboard Gemini 9A, Apollo 10, and Apollo 17. Weather permitting, telescopes will be set up outside for a free public star party.
Event Cost: Free
Event times: 6 and 7 p.m.