White House Star Party, White House Office of the Press Secretary
Obama's having a star party, Nature
White House Plans Star Party, International Year of Astronomy
"The White House event for middle-school students will "highlight the President's commitment to science, engineering and math education as the foundation of this nation's global technological and economic leadership," according to a White House statement. "The event will include 20 telescopes on the White House lawn focused on Jupiter, the Moon and select stars; interactive dome presentations; and hands-on activities including scale models of the Solar System," the White House said."