Received this on another link......Thought it looked like fun!
BARNABY BEAR'S STAR GAZER PARTY:
Date: August 25, 2007
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm (followed by star gazing at dark!)
Price: FREE! Please bring a children's book to donate for ABQ Ride's Discover A Book Program! (Receive a Hinkle Family Fun Center Coupon for all book donations.)
Location: Paradise Hills Park, 5901 Paradise Hills Blvd. NW, West Side Albuquerque
For More Information: Call 505-553-5138 or e-mail hcsnm@yahoo. com
Join HCS Creative Endeavor's for a free educational community event! Barnaby Bear's Star Gazer Party will be held Aug. 25th at the Paradise Hills Park! Join us for star gazing, and educational activities. Barnaby Bear, our big lovable literacy bear, will be the "star" of the evening. He will teach kids about the night sky, read a story, and sign autographs, while spreading the word that "Readers Are Leaders!" There will also be Barnaby Bear photograph sessions during the event!
Many organizations are coming together to provide hands-on fun for families. Activities will be provided by Radio Disney, Rio Grande Astronomical Society, ABQ Rocket Society, Intelligent By Design, Miss New Mexico, Hinkle Family Fun Center, Albuquerque/ Bernadillo Library, ABQ Ride, MOMs Club of Ventana Ranch Central, Albuquerque Home Learners. Join the Boy Scouts at their "Camp Adventure" booth. The Girl Scouts will also be at the event to teach kids how to make silly putty as part of their "Girl Scientist" booth! Enjoy ice cream by the Cruisin Cow! The City of ABQ Parks and Recreation will provide a climbing wall and World Balloon Promotions will be at the event with a HOT AIR balloon! An inflatable planetarium will also be available for indoor star gazing at the Paradise Hills Community Center! Barnaby Bear will look forward to seeing you there!
THANK YOU TO THE FOLLOWING EVENT SPONSORS & CONTRIBUTORS: Radio Disney, The Observer, New Mexico Kids Magazine, The Alibi, Velocity Mobile Advertising, Hinkle Family Fun Center & Peter Piper's Pizza! We would also like to thank Joanna Booth's State Farm Office for their contribution to this event!
PLEASE BRING A BOOK TO DONATE!: We will be collecting children's books to donate to ABQ RIDE's "Discover A Book Program" as part of our Barnaby Bear and Books Literacy Program. Books we collect at this event will be placed on the city buses for children to read while riding the City of Albuquerque's Transit system! Hinkle Family Fun Center will offer a coupon in exchange for book donations!
COLORING CONTEST NEWS: Enter Barnaby Bear's Star Gazer Party Coloring Contest! Contest entries will be on display at Peter Piper's Pizza at 9260 Golf Course Rd. NW following the event! Contest winners will receive: a Peter Piper's pizza card, Dion's Gift Certificate, Radio Disney DVDs, zoo passes, free golf at Hinkle Family Fun Center, or buy one get one free bowling at Ten Pins! Be creative and have fun!