Events & Programs at Longway Planetarium


Eerie Experiments-FULL
Date:  October 24, 2014
Time:  6:00 – 7:00 (program)
            7:00 pizza and pop
Location:  Longway Planetarium
Ages:  Families with kids ages 8 and up
Fee:  $12 per person, $40 for family of 4, $11 for members
Have a howlin’ good time at Longway Planetarium’s annual Halloween party!  Make a glow-in –the-dark monster hand, a color-changing potion, flying ghosts, and build a candy catapult along with other fun, fast-paced activities and demonstrations.  Top it all off with pizza, pop, and candy! Registration required. 

Spooky Science-FULL
Date:  October 25, 2014
Time:  1:00 – 2:30
Location:  Longway Planetarium
Ages:  Families with 4 – 7 year olds
Fee:  $7 per child and $6 for members
Get in the Halloween spirit with these fun, hands-on activity stations.  Make a bubbling lava lamp, play a jack-o-lantern shape game, try your hand at pumpkin bowling, and make some slime to take home. Registration required. 


Star Party
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time: 7:30pm
Fee: Free, compliments of Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Age: Recommended for ages 4 and older.
Head inside the dome and journey to the skies above in a star show. After the show, if the sky is clear, we will take our telescopes outside the planetarium to look at amazing objects in the sky. Check out planets, the Moon, and star clusters. If you’d like, bring your own telescope.

Star Party
Date: Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time: 8:00pm
Fee: Free, compliments of Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Age: Recommended for ages 4 and older.
Head inside the dome and journey to the skies above in a star show. After the show, if the sky is clear, we will take our telescopes outside the planetarium to look at amazing objects in the sky. Check out planets, the Moon, and star clusters. If you’d like, bring your own telescope.


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