Prince George's County Public Schools




Special Events and Activities at the Science Center


 Mark Your Calendar Now     

Join us this year for a year long celebration of Howard B. Owens Science Center 35th year serving students and the community of Prince George's County!


Friday Planetarium Nights       

Friday Night Planetarium Programs are Back!  


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.

Fall Line Up*

Sept. 20: Be Careful What You Summon (A Kane Chronicles Adventure)

Oct. 11: Star Stories and Stellar Science

Nov. 8 Bright and Shiny Moon

Dec. 13: Terrible Teddy

Spring Line Up*

Jan 10: Unlocking the Solar System

Feb 7: Planet Hunters (1st Friday of Month)

Feb 21: Skywatchers of Africa

March 14: Universe in the Radio

March 15: Fancy Nancy Stellar Stargazer (Saturday Shows 11:00 am, 1:30 p.m.)

April 25: Pioneer-Journey to Outer Worlds (4th Friday)

May 9: Night of the Fireflies



*for more information about each event be sure to download our fall flyer.


family science  

Three Outstanding FREE Family Events This Year
Help us celebrate 35 exciting years!
October 25, 2013
6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

January 16, 2014
6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.


May 3, 2014
10 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  


In honor of our 35th anniversary our themes this year are "Then, Now and Beyond".  Come out and join us for an exciting year!