Prince George's County Public Schools




Special Events and Activities at the Science Center


 Mark Your Calendar Now     

Join us this year for great activities including special events, planetarium programs and free, family science nights!


family science
 Outstanding FREE Family Events  



 October  20, 2016
6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

March 24, 2017
6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

(Note this date has changed from the original date of April 22) 

 Come out and join us and bring the entire family!  Special features include planetarium programs, Challenger missions, hands-on STEM activities, live animals, special guests and more.
Friday Planetarium Nights       

Friday Night Planetarium Programs are back!

Juno @ Jupiter- Jan. 13

Chinese New Year- February 3 (1st Friday of the Month)

Figure It Out (Women's Contribution to Astronomy)- March 10

April Showers- April 7 (1st Friday of the Month)

Time and Space Warp- May 12

Planetarium shows usually occur on the 2nd Friday of each month. 

Cost is $5 for adults; $3 for teachers/seniors/students and children under 3 are free.







Planetarium Patty's Plaza will be back in the Fall on a new day of the week, Monday Nights!
Would you like to quench your thirst for more in-depth astronomy?  Then try visiting Planetarium Patty's Plaza (P3), a few special planetarium nights designed to take  you deeper into specific astronomical topics of interest.  These nights are geared towards anyone with an interest in astronomy, structured as a a lecture/Q&A session with some bonus nigh sky features.  
Times for all programs are: 7:30 PM, doors open by 7:15 PM
 FREE to the Public