Family Star Party

Family Star Party

Inspire the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts with a fun, learning environment for the whole family.

Dates:
Usually last Wednesday of the month

Event Admission:
Included with Discovery Center Passport
No other coupons or discounts apply
Adults = $5.00
Children (5-17) = $3.00
Children (4 and younger) free

Join the Space Foundation as we look to the stars and discover the wonders of the universe. This event looks to create a fun, learning environment for the whole family and inspire the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts! All outside activities are free and include the following:

  • Learn about constellations and the legendary stories behind them.
  • View planets, constellations, nebulas and other deep sky objects through a variety of telescopes.
  • View and experience a DIY planetarium on our lawn.
  • Learn how telescopes work and the many different types of telescopes available.
  • Have a telescope of your own? Bring it and enjoy the night sky with us. If needed, we can offer assistance in setting up your telescope.

With payment of admission, families receive the following in addition to all outside activities:

  • Presentation on our Science On a Sphere®.
  • Hands-on activity that you can take home.
  • Explore our awesome gallery of space artifacts.
  • Enjoy light refreshments.
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Aug 2017
With longer hours of summer sunlight, we have moved the time for our Family Star Party. Join us later in the evening to enjoy the dark night sky. Bring your family and friends and explore the universe with us on a beautiful summer evening… [more]
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Sep 2017
Back to our regular hours, the Family Star Party is an evening of looking to the stars and discovering the wonders of the universe.  This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of… [more]
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Oct 2017
An evening of looking to the stars and discovering the wonders of the universe.  This event creates a fun learning environment for the whole family and inspires the next generation of astronomy enthusiasts!  All outside activities are free… [more]