Thursday
June
10
Thursday
July
01
Every Thursday
June 10, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Thursday
July
15
Thursday
August
19
Every Thursday
July 15, 2021 - August 19, 2021
  • Speidel Observatory
    465 Lodge Drive
    Wheeling, WV 26003
  • 304-242-6855
  • Hours
    9:00-11:00pm
  • oionline.com
  • Free Admission

Learn more about astronomy and the night sky from local astronomers Thursday evenings, June-August at Oglebay Park’s Speidel Observatory.

Available 9-11pm Thursdays, June 10 – August 19. (Program will not take place July 8.) All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Parking is available at the Schrader Center.

Free. (Donations accepted.)

Explore nature as a family…

Replace your child’s screen time with green time! Our family nature programs bring families together for quality time learning about nature. So, get outside and explore! Activities ignite children’s interests in science and nature. Children socialize with other kids outside of a traditional classroom setting. They have a lot of fun, too. And parents meet and connect with other parents. Most of all, our programs instill a lifelong appreciation and respect for the natural world.

More about the Schrader Center:

The Schrader Center offers dozens of seasonal nature programs for all ages. Nature enthusiasts gather here to experience a sense of community around a shared love of nature. Preschoolers through adults enjoy our year-round nature activities. Our hands-on programs expand nature knowledge, promote outdoor discovery and foster lifelong learning.