Starry Night on the Marsh is coming to the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center on Friday, September 9. This family-friendly event, which focuses on nocturnal animals and astronomy, starts promptly at 6:00, and it promises a full schedule of fun activities, interesting presentations, and hands-on experience opportunities. DNR staff at Horicon Marsh, Friends of Horicon Marsh volunteers and seven Dodge County libraries will provide a wide array of activities and crafts from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Activities include an owl pellet dissection, trivia games, constellation crafts, star-parachute games and more! The Marsh will give a presentation on nocturnal animals at 6:30, and members of the Northern Cross Science Foundation will discuss telescopes and the night sky at 7:15. Starting at 8:00, members of the Northern Cross Science Foundation will share telescopes for public viewing of the night sky (weather permitting). Bake sale items and snacks will be available as well.
Don’t miss this fun and educational event! Participating libraries include libraries from the following communities: Beaver Dam, Brownsville, Horicon, Hustisford, Juneau, Lomira, and Mayville.
The Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is located at N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI. For more information you can contact your local participating library or DNR Wildlife Educator, Liz Herzmann at 920-387-7893 or Elizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org