Chabot Space & Science Center
The northern hemisphere will experience its shortest day and longest night of the year as the Winter Solstice will take place on Saturday. In the Bay Area, there are events to mark the occasion and welcome winter.
On Thursday afternoon, Bay Area residents and visitors will be able to view a partial eclipse of the sun in the southwestern sky, but experts warn that looking at the sun for more than a glance without proper protection or a filter can damage eyes.
Enjoy a night out away from the bars with music, dance, theater, a cruise and even the stars. It’s all here in the East Bay, so live it up.
According to Oakland-based Chabot Space and Science Center astronomer Ben Burress, the asteroid missed Earth by about 17,230 miles, closer than many of earth’s satellites.
Parents are motivated to homeschool their children for several reasons. While the term homeschooling is broad, the notable homeschooling resources for East Bay families can fit well with their homeschooling visions, and within state educational requirements as well.