Astronomy Day Saturday, April 29, 2-5 and 6-9 p.m. Join us for hands-on activities celebrating Astronomy and Science! Observe the Sun (safely) and the Moon through our telescopes. Use your body to tell time on a sundial. The 3M Observatory will be open for solar observing during the day and peeks of the Moon and other celestial objects in the evening sky. The event is appropriate for families with children ages six and older. Activities are free. Planetarium shows and laser concerts are an additional cost.
The Skies Over Hogwarts Friday, Oct 28, 7 & 8pm Sunday, October 30, 6 & 7pm Join our eclectic group of witches and wizards as they guide you through a "Harry Potter"-themed tour of the night sky. Learn how J.K. Rowling used astronomy as the inspiration for some of her characters' names. (Recommended for ages 8 and older)
Romancing the Stars Tuesday, February 14, 7 p.m. For ages 16 & older (no children, please) It’s date night at the Planetarium! Enjoy a light-hearted look at the Universe. Stars, constellations, songs, and stories all celebrate love.