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Mich. parks plan shows surrounding Perseid meteor shower

Updated: Thursday, August 7, 2014
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - State officials are encouraging everyone to visit their local park next week to enjoy one of the biggest and most visible astronomical events of the year.

From August 9 to the 16th, state parks across Michigan will stay open late and host Meteors and S'Mores events for the Perseid meteor shower.

A few parks will also offer free movies to complement the natural light show.

For information on which parks are participating, click here.

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