Moon Mania: Free Space-Themed Activities, Crafts, Games, Snacks

We are excited to announce Moon Mania, a FREE event with fun, space-themed activities, snacks, crafts, and games for the whole family. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove! Please note that RSVP is required, so click here to reserve your spot so you don’t miss Moon Mania, an out-of-this-world experience!

Moon Mania

Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove Campus
Route 47 @ Waubonsee Drive (4S783 IL-47), Sugar Grove, IL 60554
All activities will take place on the North side of campus, in and around the Academic & Professional Center and Science Building.

Activities at Moon Mania

  • View Real NASA Artifacts (6:30 – 9:30 pm, Science Building Room 136) 
  • Kids Crafts & Games (6:30 – 9:30 pm, Between Science Building and Academic & Professional Center) 
  • Watch a Planetarium Show in the StarLab (6:30 – 9:30 pm in the APC)
  • Use a Professional Telescope to View the Night Sky (Sunset – 9:30 pm, Location TBD) 
  • Moon Jumps 
  • Photo Opp 
  • Make Your Own UFO Spin Art
  • Raffle Prizes 
  • Giveaways
  • Out-of-This-World Space Snacks, including Pop Rocks and Astronaut Ice Cream Sandwiches (6:30 – 9:30 pm , patio outside the Academic & Professional Center)

Crafts and Games

  • Space Shuttle Gliders Game
  • Learn the Solar System Stickers Sheets 
  • Coloring Sheets and crayons 
  • Constellation Tracing Cards

Raffle Prizes

Don’t forget to pick up your free raffle ticket in the Science building near the NASA Artifacts (Room 136) so you can have a chance to win these fun prizes!

  • Moon Shoes 
  • NASA Apollo Saturn V Lego Set 
  • Rocket Ship Play Tent with projector flashlight 
  • Astronaut & Space Science Barbie Play set 
  • Women of NASA Lego Set

Tips for Moon Mania

What to Bring: Bring a chair or blanket, bug spray and weather appropriate clothing as most activities are outside. 

Free Tickets: RSVP is required at www.waubonsee.edu/moon

Best Place to Enter and Park: Enter the North Campus entrance off of IL Route 47 just south of the I-88 exit. Parking is closest in the North N2, N4 & N5 lots.

Weather Considerations: In the event of inclement weather or rain, activities will move indoors. Please check the event page for details closer to the event.

Below are photographs of the Science building and Academic & Professional Center where the event will be held.

About the Author

Annie Tandy
Annie loves making great memories with her kids and started Kidlist in 2011 so she can help others do the same! Besides finding fun and exciting things to do, Annie, her husband, and their kids enjoy caring for their chickens and hanging out with them in the backyard. Click here to read about Annie's chickens and see pictures! She also finds joy in gardening, home improvement projects, knitting, soap making, and painting along with being active in her community, church, and as a board member of the Western Springs Business Association. Click here to follow Annie on Instagram.

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