We here at the Marathon Chamber of Commerce are so happy to be a part of our amazing community. It’s through our wonderful members and supporters that allow us to donate and support our local charities and organizations.
Friends! Come on out and join us for the first ever Florida Keys Craft Beer & Bubbly Fest. Saturday December 27th, 2014 from 11am to 7pm at the Marathon Community Park, 200 36th Street, Marathon, FL 33050. Call us at the Chamber for details or to purchase your VIP tickets! 305.743.5417. Visit our website at www.floridakeysbeerfest.com. We hope to see you all there!
The Christmas and New Year Holidays are upon us! There are so many things to do here in our little island paradise! Our Marathon Chamber is proud to provide you with upcoming event information. You can choose from meeting Santa, holiday lighting parties, shopping, driving through town and touring the lights, rummage sales, holiday buffets, Craft Beer & Bubbly Fest, and New Year’s Eve Parties! We love to celebrate Christmas island style with lots of holiday lights, outdoor & beach side parties, and delicious food from our wonderful restaurants! We hope you will join us for some or all of our wonderful events!
CRANE POINT PRESENTS “ASTRONOMY TONIGHT” PROGRAM
Astronomy Tonight is an educational program for lifelong learners ages 21 and older. This program consists of a series of three modules with four sessions of three-hour classes each. These modules will take participants through a basic understanding of how the study of Astronomy began to joining those that are now looking for habitable planets in other systems far away. Each week participants will not only be a part of a class but will enjoy a hands-on activity related to the weekly topic. Participants will be able to continue learning through forum and chat room opportunities.
The final session of the module will include an interactive session under the stars. Participants will be able to put what has been learned into practice by helping others to enjoy the universe. The first module begins on January 27th .
Class Schedule and Topics:
January 27 – History & Overview of Astronomy
February 3 – Observing the Night Sky – Binoculars and Telescopes
February 10 – Understanding our Solar System – The Sun and the Planets
February 14 – Solar Observations
Students will receive a planisphere to aid in location and identification of constellations and other cosmic objects and build a simple telescope that will aid in the understanding of the use of optics in viewing our universe.
Cost is $100.00 for registration prior to January 9, 2015. Cost after January 9 is $125.00.
To register, call 305-743-8889, 305-394-0975 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Classes are scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will be held in the Cracker House located at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center. Entrance to Cracker House is located on the right-of-way near the center of the property. Look for the sign.
For Crane Point information, call 305-743-3900.