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May
We will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014

‘Roo Stars
May 3-31, 2014 Saturday & Sunday at 12:30pm
Quite by accident, Opie Opossum finds himself in Australia, far from his home in Michigan. Reggie 'Roo and Patty Platypus do their best to get their new friend back to his family. Along the way, Opie discovers a night sky full of stars very different from the ones he usually sees. It's a planetarium show for the entire family. Recommended for ages 4-6.

Are We Alone
May 3-31, 2014 Saturday & Sunday at 2:00pm
A Longway Planetarium Original...For hundreds of years people have looked to the stars and wondered if we are alone. Today we live in an unprecedented age of exploration of the Universe.  Robots explore Mars, giant telescopes look for worlds around other stars, radio telescopes listen for tell-tale signs of life out there. Is there life on Mars?  Is there life on one of the exo-planets? Are we alone? We are getting closer to the answer. Recommended for ages 10 and older.

Solar System Safari
May 3-31, 2014 Saturday & Sunday at 3:30pm
A jungle adventurer uses a magical camera to take visitors on an exciting safari through the Solar System. The Sun, Moon, planets, and dwarf planets come to life, taking on unique personalities and describing their own characteristics and eccentricities. Visitors will learn about the characteristics of planets, as well as the current planetary status of Pluto. Recommended for ages 5 and older.

June
No Sunday Shows, but June 29

‘Roo Stars
June 7-28, 2014 Saturdays at 12:30pm and Sunday, June 29 at 12:30pm
Quite by accident, Opie Opossum finds himself in Australia, far from his home in Michigan. Reggie 'Roo and Patty Platypus do their best to get their new friend back to his family. Along the way, Opie discovers a night sky full of stars very different from the ones he usually sees. It's a planetarium show for the entire family. Recommended for ages 4-6.

Are We Alone?
June 7-28, 2014 Saturdays at 2:00pm and Sunday, June 29 at 2:00pm
A Longway Planetarium Original...For hundreds of years people have looked to the stars and wondered if we are alone. Today we live in an unprecedented age of exploration of the Universe.  Robots explore Mars, giant telescopes look for worlds around other stars, radio telescopes listen for tell-tale signs of life out there. Is there life on Mars?  Is there life on one of the exo-planets? Are we alone? We are getting closer to the answer. Recommended for ages 10 and older.

Solar System Safari
June 7-28, 2014 Saturdays at 3:30pm and Sunday, June 29 at 3:30pm
A jungle adventurer uses a magical camera to take visitors on an exciting safari through the Solar System. The Sun, Moon, planets, and dwarf planets come to life, taking on unique personalities and describing their own characteristics and eccentricities. Visitors will learn about the characteristics of planets, as well as the current planetary status of Pluto. Recommended for ages 5 and older.


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