Places to Go, People to See

Family Friendly Birds in the Hills Festival, May 5-7

Prairie Warbler

Rural Action is partnering with Camp Oty’Okwa and the Athens Area Birders to host the second annual Birds in the Hills Festival in Southeast Ohio, May 5-7 at United Plant Savers in Meigs County. This outdoor festival will bring a diverse audience together to celebrate southeast Ohio’s biodiversity. The festival […]

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April 2, 2017 at 3:15 pmEvents

Ohio University Observatory Opening Set for May 6

Ohio University Observatory Opening Set for May 6

The Ohio University Physics & Astronomy Department and the Astrophysical Institute host a formal opening of the new Ohio University Observatory on Saturday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. at The Ridges Auditorium. Public viewing of celestial bodies using the department’s refurbished Fecker telescope and portable telescopes will be possible, weather […]

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April 2, 2017 at 3:00 pmEvents

AAUW Athens Branch Hosts Dynamic Math and Science Program for Girls, May 13

Shifra Narasimhan, left and Abigail Tadlock learn to build a simple circuit during the Tech Savvy workshop at Ohio University May 17, 2014. The event exposes girls from sixth through ninth grade to thee field of science, technology, engineering and math. Photo by Ohio University / Jonathan Adams

Although women hold close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs. The Athens Branch is one of 23 AAUW National Tech Savvy sites working to improve those numbers. The Athens branch hosts an AAUW […]

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April 2, 2017 at 1:15 pmEvents

Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, June 2

Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, June 2

Public Telescope Night is Friday, June 2, hosted by the Ohio University astronomy faculty and students. All events are scheduled for 9:30 to 11 p.m. and will be canceled if the sky is cloudy or stormy. Telescope nights are free and open to the public. Visitors may see Lunar craters, […]

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April 2, 2017 at 7:00 amEvents

Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, June 3

Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, June 3

Public Telescope Night is June 3, hosted by the Ohio University astronomy faculty and students. All events are scheduled for 9:30 to 11 p.m. and will be canceled if the sky is cloudy or stormy. Telescope nights are free and open to the public. Visitors may see Lunar craters, Saturn’s […]

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April 2, 2017 at 6:59 amEvents

Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, June 14

Parking is available in university lots 202, 200, and 201, which are open to visitors after 5 p.m. on weekdays and on weekends. These lots are located near The Ridges Auditorium.

Public Telescope Night is June 14, hosted by the Ohio University astronomy faculty and students. All events are scheduled for 9:30 to 11 p.m. and will be canceled if the sky is cloudy or stormy. Telescope nights are free and open to the public. Visitors may see Lunar craters, Saturn’s […]

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April 2, 2017 at 6:58 amEvents

Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, June 30

Public Telescope Night at Ohio University Observatory, June 30

Public Telescope Night is June 30, hosted by the Ohio University astronomy faculty and students. All events are scheduled for 9:30 to 11 p.m. and will be canceled if the sky is cloudy or stormy. Telescope nights are free and open to the public. Visitors may see Lunar craters, Saturn’s […]

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April 2, 2017 at 6:55 amEvents