Star party set for Aug. 2

The annual Rio Brazos Star Party at Acton Nature Center is scheduled for Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m. The evening will start off with a guest speaker under the pavilion adjacent to the parking lot. After the speaker there will be a short walk to the farmhouse where telescopes will be set up and guides will be available to help attendees navigate the sky. The annual event is free and hosted by the Rio Brazos Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists has become a popular activity over the years for many. For your comfort take blankets or chairs, bug spray, and plenty water to drink. If you have your own telescope, bring that too. Acton Nature Center is located at 6900 Smoky Hill Ct. For more information email [email protected]