The Alien Who Stole Christmas, Friday, July 21 at 6:00 pm Discover the stars visible in the winter sky. Then follow Santa on a trip through the solar system when a friendly alien kidnaps him. The kids on the other planets need presents too, you know! (recommended for ages 6-10). Includes “Countdown to the Eclipse.”
Winter Wonder Lights, Friday, July 21 at 7:00 pm Listen to holiday hits such as “Wizards in Winter,” “Rockin’ around the Christmas Tree,” and “Dominic the Donkey.” (recommended for ages 6-adult)
The Skies over Hogwarts, Friday, July 28 at 7:00 and 8:00 pm Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! Join our eclectic group of witches and wizards as they guide you through a "Harry Potter"-themed tour of the night sky. Learn how J.K. Rowling used astronomy as the inspiration for some of her characters' names. (Recommended for ages 8 and older)
Fright Light * Family version, Friday, July 28 at 6:00 and 9:00 pm Join us for our popular Halloween laser concert. Songs include “Alive” by Meatloaf, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker, Jr., and “Thriller” by Michael Jackson. (Recommended for ages 6 to adult)
Solar Eclipse Watch, Monday, August 21 from 1-4 pm A total Solar Eclipse will move across the United States on Monday, August 21, 2017. New Jersey will see about 75% of the Sun covered by the Moon. Join us outside the 3M Observatory to safely view the event.