May the Fourth (Force) be with you! Branched Oak Observatory ( is looking for some Astronomy Jedi AND Padawan to help at Branched Oak Observatory. Do you have a love of the night sky? Are you interested in creating unique opportunities for your community? Branched Oak needs YOU! Branched Oak invites interested parties to a pizza party on Saturday, May 4 to learn more!

Regardless of your experience in astronomy, Branched Oak Observatory can certainly use your help. From operating telescopes and pointing out constellations during their Star Parties, to construction projects and grounds keeping between events, they are always looking for dynamic and diverse experiential backgrounds.

On Saturday May the 4th, potential volunteers along with any interested family members are invited to a special pizza party and orientation for prospective volunteers. You are under no obligation, however, so Branched Oak can know how much pizza to order, they do ask that you send a quick note to Adrienne Buck, Volunteer Coordinator, at to let them know you will be coming.

Advanced Training will take place later in the evening. After the regular Volunteer Drive and Pizza Party (after 9 p.m.), they will be holding advanced training on some of their equipment and facilities for the more seasoned volunteers at Branched Oak Observatory.

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