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Astronomy, sign language classes set at Lockport’s Challenger Center

LOCKPORT – The Challenger Learning Center, in Harrison Place at Walnut and Washburn streets in Lockport, is offering weekly mini-camps in astronomy for children from July 23 to Sept. 3.

The sessions will be held each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and are designed for children ages 7 and up. The price is $20 per class in advance, or three sessions for $50. Each mini-camp costs $25 if paid at the door. Registration is available at or by calling 434-3196.

Topics will include the solar system, the planets, moons and smaller objects, the history of space exploration, the Milky Way and the history of the universe.

The Challenger Center also is offering sign language courses for beginners Tuesdays at 1 p.m. for $7 per session. Registration is available at the same website or phone number as the astromony classes.