It’s the annual Perseid meteor shower, one of the year’s finest, plus Summer Skies and the Milky Way. Look into the heart of our Milky Way galaxy to see the finest examples of rich star clusters and gaseous nebulae. Also find fantastic views of Mars and Saturn. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to lie back and watch for meteors when you’re not at a telescope. Back-up date: August 13. $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family. Call (315) 673-1350 to sign up.