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Family Workshops

STEM exploration through fun, skill-building activities

Due to the current Omicron wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Longway Planetarium seating is limited to 50 people per show to allow for social distancing, effective January 14, 2022. Please purchase tickets in advance to be guaranteed a seat. We highly recommend all visitors ages 2+ to wear masks while indoors at Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium. Thank you for helping us create the safest possible environment for our community.


Member Discount: $1 off all workshops

Safety Highlights
Small Group Sizes: Program spaces will be limited to 10 participants and restroom breaks will be staggered to limit contact between groups.
Hygiene: Program spaces and furniture will be sanitized before each program. Supplies (scissors, glue sticks, etc.) will be sanitized before use and will not be shared.
Masks: Masks must be worn covering the nose and mouth at all times when inside the building.

Emergency Contact Form
We will hold all forms electronically to minimize contact touch with educators.
● The Emergency Contact Form can be printed off at home, signed, scanned, and emailed in.
● If you do not have access to a computer or printer, you can request to have a form mailed to your home. Please request printed forms by email at education@sloanlongway.org. You can also request forms by phone at 810‐237‐3409.
● If you mail in or drop off your signed form to Longway Planetarium, we will scan forms into our system.

If you have any questions, please call 810-237-3409.

Family Workshops

Under the Sea

Families with children ages 0-7

Date: March 5, 2022
Time: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8 per person or $24 for 4
Join us for a day of family fun as we explore life under the sea. We’ll engage in hands-on activities to learn about ocean life, make an ocean in a bottle, and more. This program includes entry into the 11:00 a.m. “Sea Lions: Life By a Whisker” Planetarium Show!

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Unknown Universe

Families with children ages 8+

Date: March 5, 2022
Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $12.00 per person or $40 for 4
Bring the whole family and let’s investigate the unknown universe. We’ll view the “Faster Than Light” Planetarium Show, then use our knowledge to design, build, and navigate our way through space.

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Past Workshops

Spooky Science - October 23rd SOLD OUT

Ages 0-7

Date: October 23
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8 per person or $24 for 4
It’s "spooky season!" Let’s celebrate the season by learning some spooky science. We will create our own magical fizzing potion, squish our fingers into ghost brains, and much more! Create a sweet treat to enjoy!

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Spooky Science - October 30th SOLD OUT

Ages 0-7

Date: October 30
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8 per person or $24 for 4
It’s "spooky season!" Let’s celebrate the season by learning some spooky science. We will create our own magical fizzing potion, squish our fingers into ghost brains, and much more! Create a sweet treat to enjoy!

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Eerie Experiments - October 22nd SOLD OUT

Ages 8+

Date: October 22nd
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $12 per person or $40 for 4
Have a howling good time with our Halloween Science celebration! Make a jittering, flittering bat, mix ingredients to make a fizzing potion, and make instant worms. Program includes pizza and drinks and entrance into the 8:00 pm Ooky Spooky laser light show.

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Eerie Experiments - October 29th SOLD OUT

Ages 8+

Date: October 29th
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $12 per person or $40 for 4
Have a howling good time with our Halloween Science celebration! Make a jittering, flittering bat, mix ingredients to make a fizzing potion, and make instant worms. Program includes pizza and drinks and entrance into the 8:00 pm Ooky Spooky laser light show.

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