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Explore Georgia: Tybee Island Tips No One Tells You About

Ever wonder how can you maximize your visit to Tybee Island? We have gathered the best insider tips so you can plan a dream trip to one of the most unique places you'll ever visit.

BEST PLACE TO LAY DOWN YOUR TOWEL
Park near the Tybee Beach Beach and Pavilion (Tybrisa St, Tybee Island, GA 31328) use the bridge in front of the Tybee Island Marine Center turn right and walk towards the rock formation close to the sand dunes. This portion of the beach has a smoother sand, lots of shallow areas that are perfect for little kids to bathe safely, is less crowded, and because it's close to the sand dunes you will see a large variety of seaside birds.

Fernbank Science Center announces 2014 Astronomy Day Schedule


Fernbank Science Center will host a celebration of National Astronomy Day on Saturday, May 10th from 11 AM until 3 PM. This event is open to the public and geared toward all ages. It will feature informational literature, family activities, a chance to win a telescope, and an array of planetarium shows.

The highlight of Astronomy Day will be a lecture by Cal Tech’s Dr. Jean Paul Ampuero, a professor of seismology, who will present a lecture on “Earth's Cocktail Party: Deciphering the Physics of Earthquakes With Networks of Seismic Arrays.” Dr. Ampuero will survey recent developments on the use of seismic arrays to provide unprecedented imaging of the development, process, and effects of earthquakes. His talk will focus on implications for our knowledge of how our planet (and others) work. Dr. Ampuero’s lecture, in the Jim Cherry Memorial Planetarium, will be free of charge, with regular admission charged for other planetarium shows.

Planetarium schedule for May 10th:
11 AM:  The Sky tonight
12 PM:   One World, One Sky
1 PM:    Lecture by Dr. Jean Paul Ampuero, Cal Tech
2 PM:    Molecularium
3 PM:    Mars Quest
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More information: http://fsc.fernbank.edu/astronomyday.htm or contact Dr. Ed Albin, Fernbank Science Center, ed.albin@fernbank.edu


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