|Saturday, March 4||3pm||Perfect Little Planet||6-12|
|Saturday, March 4||4pm||Laser Pop Rock||6-12|
|Saturday, March 4||7pm||Astronomy Tonight||8+|
|Saturday, March 4||8pm||Laser U2||10+|
|Saturday, March 11||3pm||Perfect Little Planet||6-12|
|Saturday, March 11||4pm||Laser Pop Rock||612|
|Saturday, March 11||7pm||Two Small Pieces of Glass||10+|
|Saturday, March 11||8pm||Laser Led Zeppelin||10+|
|Saturday, March 18||3pm||Perfect Little Planet||6-12|
|Saturday, March 18||4pm||Laser Pop Rock||6-12|
|Saturday, March 18||7pm||Two Small Pieces of Glass||10+|
|Saturday, March 18||8pm||Laser U2||10+|
|Saturday, March 25||3pm||Rockin’ Rocket Ride||3-8|
|Saturday, March 25||4pm||SkyLights||3-8|
|Saturday, March 25||7pm||Two Small Pieces of Glass||10+|
|Saturday, March 25||8pm||Laser Led Zeppelin||10+|
Perfect Little Planet, Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18, 3 p.m.
A family from another star system is seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known dwarf planet; sail through the rings of Saturn; feel Jupiter’s lightning storms; and walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination will they choose? (Recommended for ages 6-12)
Laser Pop Rock, Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18, 4 p.m.
Lasers dance across the dome while music is played. Songs include "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" by The Tokens, "Campfire Song Song" by Spongebob Squarepants, and "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift to name just a few. (recommended for ages 6-12)
Rockin’ Rocket Ride, Saturday, March 25, 3 p.m.
Put on your space suit and blast-off into outer space to visit the Moon, Sun and planets. A lively experience for young people with selected music from "Journey Into Space" by Jane Murphy. (recommended for ages 3-8)
SkyLights, Saturday, March 25, 4 p.m.
Our youngest audience members can sing along with songs by mr. RAY (Family Ride, Kalien the Alien) and Jane Murphy (Moon Rock Rock, The Planet Song). Some songs are illustrated with lasers and other songs feature video images. (recommended for ages 3-8)
Astronomy Tonight, Saturday, March 4, 7 p.m.
Using the Planetarium’s DigitalSky digital theater, experience a guided tour of the night sky. Learn about some of the popular constellations visible from sunset to sunrise, as well as the stories behind them. Hear about how and where in the sky to find the brightest planets. Weather permitting, the 3M Observatory will be open after the show. (Recommended for ages 8 to adult)
Two Small Pieces of Glass, Saturdays, March 11, 18, 25, 7 p.m.
Trace the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass—using two small pieces of glass—to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. Explore the wonders and discoveries made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years. (Recommended for ages 10-adult)
Laser U2, Saturday, March 4, 18, 8 p.m.
Some of U2’s more popular songs are included in this show: “Pride (In the Name of Love),” “Beautiful Day,” and “Unforgettable Fire.”
Laser Led Zeppelin, Saturday, March 11, 25, 8 p.m.
Features the group’s hit songs “Battle of Evermore,” “Stairway to Heaven,” and “Houses of the Holy.”