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For reservations, please send an email to (preferred) or leave a message at 740-376-4827. Please include your name, the number of seats you are reserving and your contact information. You will receive a confirmation via email or telephone. Groups larger than 20 are encouraged to schedule a special viewing.

Those without reservations will be admitted on a space-available basis.



May 2015: Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

  • Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:00pm
  • Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 7:00pm

Frigid temperatures prevented many from attending this program in February, but weather in May should be much better! Please join us as we belatedly celebrate Galileo's 451st birthday with a look at his life and some of his most important scientific discoveries. This program, produced by the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum, will be accompanied by a star talk about the May night sky.

Please email ( or call (740-376-4827) for reservations!

June 2015: The Cowboy Astronomer

  • Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 7:00pm

Explore the world of naked-eye astronomy with "The Cowboy Astronomer"! We will also take a look at the June night sky as well as some exciting astronomical events coming up in July!

Please email ( or call (740-376-4827) after May 28 for reservations!

July 2015: Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

  • Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 7:00pm
  • Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 2:00pm

School has been out for a while now, so please join us for a special children's program! We will investigate the July night sky, including the currently visible planets and some seasonal constellations. This program will also include a viewing of "Secret of the Cardboard Rocket," an imaginative tour of our Solar System. While all ages are welcome, this program is specifically geared towards grades K-4.

Seating for the July public shows will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

August 2015: Sunstruck

  • Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 7:00pm
  • Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 2:00pm

Join us for the Marietta College premiere of "Sunstruck," produced by the Michigan Science Center! This program explores the various ways that the Sun can affect the Earth. This show will also include a star talk about the late summer evening sky.

Please email ( call (740-376-4827) for reservations after July 26!



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