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    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!


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     Outstanding FREE Family Events  



    Family STEM Night
    October 17, 2019
    6:00 PM- 8:00 PM

    Family STEM Day
    Saturday, May 16, 2020
    10:00 AM- 2:00 PM

     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 for  2019-2020

    Maddie’s Choice – It’s All Greek to Me!

    September 13, 2019

    Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

    October 11, 2019


    The Transit of Mercury and Other Solar System Fun

    November 8, 2019


    Winter Wonderland

    December 13, 2019:

    The Sky Above Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood

    January 10, 2020

    The Sky “Quilt” to Freedom

    February 7, 2020 (1st Friday of the month)

    Magic Tree House – Space Mission

    March 13, 2020



    April 3, 2020 (1st Friday of the month)


    REPEAT Performance of The Sky Above Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood

    May 8, 2020


    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.

    For all programs, the doors will open by 7:00 PM for special activities related to the topic covered in the planetarium. The planetarium program will begin at 7:30 PM. 

    All programs include a tour of the current night sky.








    Stay Tuned for the Return of Planetarium Patty's Plaza
    It will back soon!
    "Speakers and dates are still being determined! Check back for updates!"
    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 night sky features.  
    Times for all programs are: 7:30 PM, doors open by 7:15 PM
     FREE to the Public



     Concert Under the Stars
    Concert Under the Stars
    check back for new events in the FALL

    no advance tickets- seating on first come basis