In celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon mission and first moonwalk, the Richardson Public Library is hosting several space-themed activities next week:

  • “Rocket Race” Scavenger Hunt July 9
    Tweens and teens ages 11-18 are invited to take part in a “Rocket Race” team scavenger hunt from 3-5 p.m. in the Basement Program Room. Each correct answer earns your team a rocket piece. The first team to assemble their rocket wins!
  • Kids Learn About “The Race into Space” July 10
    Children ages 6 and up can explore the history of space travel, and the events that led to walking on the moon, with Solar System Ambassador Leslie Barnhill from 2-3 p.m. in the Basement Program Room.
  • Free Family Movie: “Muppets from Space” July 11
    All ages are welcome to enjoy a screening of the G-rated 1999 movie, “Muppets from Space,” in the First Floor Program Room from 6-8 p.m. Snacks provided!

All the events are free and no pre-registration is required. For more information, call 972-744-4358.