Wild Wednesdays: Astronomy

Presented in partnership with Families in Nature
Location: Meredith Heritage Tree Deck, Waterloo Park
Date: August 2, 2023
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The stars at night are big and bright… deep in the heart of Texas!

In this special nighttime session of Wild Wednesdays, we’re bringing out the telescopes for a star party! Join us for storytime under the stars, test your senses in the dark, and learn all about the local critters that only come out at night.  


7:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Workshops & Hands-On Crafts

7:30 PM – Starstruck Storytime with Bernadette Nason

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Stargazing & Astronomy Workshops in partnership with Stars & Science Austin

8:15 PM – Waterloo Park Bat Tour in partnership with Austin Bat Refuge

9:00 PM – Hill Country Garden UV Black Light Tour in partnership with Central Texas Mycological Society

10:00 PM – Waterloo Park Closes

Community & Education Partners

Austin Bat Refuge 

Capital Area Master Naturalist

Central Texas Mycological Society

The Expedition School

Families in Nature

Funky Mellow S’mores Stacks 



Mom & Pops All Natural Frozen Pops

Nature Tats

Richard Rainwater

Stars & Science Austin


Texas Starbase Austin

The Contemporary Austin