You don't have to wait for a turn on the Hubble telescope in order to see the wonders of the stars. Try some Sidewalk Astronomy. Even with the bright lights of the city, some stars are still visible to the naked eye. Learn about the various constellations as well as the best time for viewing the stars over Texas, all in a family-friendly setting. 5 to 7 p.m. Central Library, 500 McKinney. For information, call 832-393-1313 or visit www.houstonlibrary.org. Free.
Mon., Aug. 16, 5 p.m., 2010