Planetarium announces free community shows for October

Marietta College’s Dr. Ann Bragg, Director of the Anderson Hancock Planetarium, is pleased to announce that the College will be showing one of the most popular shows—“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity.”

Black Holes will be presented at two different times—7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30.

“I am excited that we will be rerunning ‘Black Holes: the Other Side of Infinity,’ ” Bragg said. “This show has been popular with our audiences in the past and has led to many interesting visitor questions.”

After the presentation is given, a live star talk about the current night sky will take place.

Reservations for the October show are currently ongoing. Large groups planning on attending are encouraged to make a reservation. To reserve your free spot, call (740) 376-4827 or send an email to They will also be accepting donations at the conclusion of each program and those without reservations will be admitted on a space-available basis.

The Anderson Hancock Planetarium is located on the Marietta College campus on the corner of Fourth and Butler streets. Handicap parking is available.

The November dates are set for 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20. Reservations will begin on Nov. 7. The program is still to be determined.

December’s program is set—Season of Light—but the dates are still to be determined.