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Learn about astronomy at The Glen

Learn about astronomy at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at The Glen in Shreveport as part of the retirement community’s CATS series.

Cran Lucas, a retired LSUS professor and past president and board member of the Shreveport Astronomical Society,  will present “Astronomy 101.” Lucas will discuss what is happening with Mars and Jupiter this month. He will also talk about how the society will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong landing on the moon.

CATS: Events on culture, arts, technology and science, presented by The Paul and Betty McDonald Foundation, is hosted by The Glen each year and brings a diverse group of scholars, leaders and artists to residents and the Shreveport-Bossier City community.

Future events on the CATS schedule this year include:

July 16: A special dance performance

Aug. 20: Health benefits of essential oils

Sept. 17: Taking a selfie

Oct. 15: Performance by the Shreveport Opera

CATS events will be held at 3 p.m. each month at The Glen Retirement System, located at 403 East Flournoy Lucas Road, in Shreveport. The events are no charge and open to the public; however, space is limited. For more information, call 318-798-3500 or go to

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