Sidewalk Astronomy
The Local Group of Deep Sky Observers ( presents Sidewalk Astronomy at several locations around Manatee and Sarasota counties on a rotating basis.

(The venue changes every month... for a complete schedule, visit

The events are always free of charge--the only caveat is that they're weather permitting. If it's raining or even (mostly) overcast, the telescopes will not be set up.

Attendees enjoy incredible close up views of the Moon, planets and deep sky objects as they become visible throughout the night.
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