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Night Sky Viewing


Friends of Princeton Open Space and the Princeton Public Library will host Night Sky Viewing , a free community event on August 7 at 7:30 pm. The highlights of this free star-gazing event include a night sky tour where participants will spot planets and constellations through telescopes, as well as listen to the sounds of summer nights at the Billy Johnson Mountain Lakes Nature Preserve. Attendees are encouraged to bring flashlights and comfortable walking shoes. Light refreshments will be served.

The event will take place at the Mountain Lakes House, 57 Mountain Avenue, Princeton, NJ. Parking is available in the lot near the Mountain Lakes House and the lot on Mountain Lakes Road. No dogs are permitted at the event. Please pre-register via to help us plan for attendance:

About Friends of Princeton Open Space:

Founded in 1969, FOPOS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to acquiring open space in Princeton for preservation, protecting natural resources, maintaining accessibility to trails, and providing environmental education. As part of their mission, they work with groups in the Princeton region to support efforts to preserve and protect open space and the environment. 

About the Princeton Public Library:

The Princeton Public Library offers Princeton residents access to more than 145,000 books, 15,000 movies, CDs, and books on tape, 400 newspapers and magazines, as well as information databases in the areas of health, business, family history, law, current events and 1,000’s of full-text periodicals. Open 7 days per week, the library staff provides personalized service, innovative technologies and a wide array of public programs to meet the community's needs and interests.

Earlier Event: August 3
B-I-N-G-O Nature Hike
Later Event: October 20
Oktoberfest: Cheers to 50 years!