Meteor shower viewing being held in Byron

BYRON – The Byron Forest Preserve District will offer a free viewing of the annual Perseid Meteor Shower on Monday, Aug. 12, Tuesday, Aug. 13 and Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 8:30 p.m. to Midnight at its Weiskopf Observatory located at the Jarrett Prairie Nature Preserve, 7993 North River Road in Byron.
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and sit back to view the night sky while watching for meteors. This is a free event for all ages. 
 For more information call the Byron Forest Preserve District at 815 234-8535, Ext. 200 or visit their website at  


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