OEF Grantee showcase!
NEW DATE! Friday, May 31 from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
OEF Grantee & Nordhoff Senior Abby Runyan is hosting her "Galileoscope Star Gazing Viewing Party" on Friday, May 31 from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Nordhoff H.S. and OEF Board Members, Donors and Advisory Board Members are invited to attend! (The original date had to be rescheduled due to cloudy skies).
During the viewing, which also serves as Abby's Senior Project, Abby will provide a brief presentation about the Galaxy, then participants will use the Galileoscopes funded by the OEF Grant to view the stars and planets in the night sky!
Natalie Hay, Nordhoff Science Chair will also be on hand for the presentation, along with Russell Crotty, retired Physicist and fellow “Ojai-an” who is bringing 3 large scopes for additional ease of viewing.
Due to the nature of the presentation, the number of invitees is limited. There is space for up to a total of 10 guests (OEF Board Members, Donors and / or Advisory Board Members) to participate in this event. If you are interested in attending, click the button to RSVP no later than Thursday, May 30.
Attendees should plan to bring a chair and blanket and dress warmly. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Guests will be asked to sign a waiver & media release form upon arrival for the viewing.
Note: If the night sky is overcast on Friday, May 31, the back up day for the viewing party is scheduled for the next Friday, June 7.