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Von Braun Astronomical Society to host cleanup day Sept. 8 at Planetarium

The Wernher von Braun Planetarium, operated by the Von Braun Astronomical Society, is located in Monte Sano State Park. (Image courtesy VBAS.org)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Von Braun Astronomical Society (VBAS) invites you to help with a cleanup event on Saturday, September 8, 2018.  It will be at the Wernher von Braun Planetarium, located in Monte Sano State Park.

Start time: 8:30 a.m. All are welcome, and you can stay as long as you’d like, ‘until you want to quit.’

Type of Volunteer Work: painting, cleaning, misc yard work, moving gravel with wheelbarrow

Clothing: anything comfortable for you that you don’t mind getting dirty


1. When you enter the park please tell the gate guard you are going to the planetarium and they will waive the $5 park entrance fee
2. Park in the area identified and walk down the path to the facility
3. There will be a VBAS volunteer there to answer any questions and provide guidance as needed
4. VBAS will provide tools/supplies, water for hydration and lite snacks; bring your own lunch
5. THANK YOU for your support to VBAS! It is much appreciated.

You don’t need to RSVP, but if you have further questions, please email Don Reed, VBAS President: donald.reed@lmco.com