Join the SIUE STEM Center, CosmoQuest , and the River Bend Astronomy Club in celebrating Yuri’s Night at Annie’s Frozen Custard in Edwardsville! Yuri’s Night is a global celebration of humanity’s past, present, and future in space. This world wide space party commemorates April 12, 1961, the day of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s first manned spaceflight, and April 12, 1981, the inaugural launch of NASA’s Space Shuttle.

View the night sky through telescopes and binoculars, learn how to find your way around the constellations, and just hang out with other space and astronomy (and frozen custard) enthusiasts!
Date: Saturday, 4/12/2014
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Annie’s Frozen Custard, 245 S. Buchanan, Edwardsville, IL 62025