Public Events

Public Events

MAD SCIENCE: Journey to Mars & Fright Light Laser Shows

 Thanks for coming out!

  • Open house including Fright Lights laser shows and science activity stations
  • Halloween costumes/attire encouraged (public/kid appropriate)
  • Mid-event costume contest

Winter Wonder-LAB and Planetarium Shows - DECEMBER 14th 2018

Friday December 14th


Winter fun for everyone! Join us for hands-on, cold weather science fun. Enjoy the 60-minute popular holiday program presented on our planetarium dome. The program includes The Star of Bethlehem, followed by a highly entertaining Holiday Laser Show. 

  • Showtimes: 4 pm, 5:15 pm, 6:30 pm
  • Star of Bethlehem: 30 minutes
  • Holiday Classics Laser Light Show: 30 minutes

Prior to show time explore our Winter Wonder-LAB for "cool"  science experiments like Snowball Catapults, Ice Orbs, Foaming Snowballs and more!

  • General Admission: $10 per person, 2 years and under free
  • Calming Sensory Quiet Room available 
  • Activities are developed to be sensory friendly
  • ADA accessible facilities
  • Reservations are required


***To celebrate the Season of Giving, and in support of A Sure Foundation, we will be accepting winter coats and clothes for those in need in Northwest Indiana.  Clothes should be clean and ready to wear, new or used, and in any style for both adults and children.

On behalf of this organization, a collection box will be set up at the registration table for attendees to drop off donations of:

  • Winter Coats
  • Sweaters
  • Jackets
  • Sweatshirts
  • Scarves
  • Hats
  • Mittens/Gloves
  • Or any other outerwear that will keep someone warm

Valentines Date Night, Fly Your Sweetie to the Moon! - FEBRUARY 9th 2019


Earth, Sea & Sky Day Open House!  A celebration of Earth and Astronomy Day - APRIL 27th 2019