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ARGENTA — View the Perseid Meteor Shower away from ambient city lights, under the dark sky at Friends Creek Conservation Area on Thursday, August 12 at 10pm.
This popular and fantas- tic meteor shower appears to come from the constellation Perseus, and at its maximum you may spot about 60 meteors per hour. Join us for this night of star gazing, and make s’mores. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. This program is free, and for all ages. Must pre-register online by noon on August 11 at MaconCountyConservation. org.
Friends Creek Conservation Area is locat- ed at 13734 Friends Creek Park Rd., Argenta, Ill. To get to Friends Creek from Decatur, go northeast on Route 48 for 11 miles and turn left onto Friends Creek Park Road. Parking is available.