‘Scopes in the City: Sand Ridge Nature Center, Forest Preserve District of Cook County, South Holland, IL | May 17

Adler astronomers and educators are bringing the museum—and the Universe—a little closer to you with 'Scopes In The City!

Event Details
7:30- 9:00 pm

Sand Ridge Nature Center, Forest Preserve District
15891 Paxton Ave.
South Holland, IL 60473

Here are some potential things you might see in the night sky!

  • Moon

Telescope observing from 7:30- 9:00 pm is free and open to all (weather permitting) and no tickets or reservations are needed for telescope observing.


Adler astronomers and educators are bringing the museum—and the Universe—a little closer to you! With ‘Scopes in the City, Adler astronomers and staff lead free telescope observing programs in Chicago neighborhoods. Depending on the dates, times and locations of the ‘Scopes in the City events, attendees may be able to observe the Sun, Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, and more!

Because all ‘Scopes in the City events are weather permitting, please follow us on Twitter @AdlerPlanet or search #ScopesintheCity for updates. You never know where our telescopes will pop up next!


The Adler Planetarium is grateful to U.S. Bank for supporting ‘Scopes in the City.