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Grade: Pre-K to 2
Let’s explore the night sky from our own backyards! Through the use of storytelling, poetry, and songs, children are encouraged to participate in the show while learning about the seasons, Ursa Major, planets, meteors, and the Moon. Narrated by Fred Penner.
Tickets can be purchased in the planetarium lobby 30 minutes prior to the shows. Cash and checks (made out to Parkland College only), VISA, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.
- They cannot accept bills over $20.
- No gift cards of any kind can be accepted.
- No advance ticket sales; all tickets are sold at the door.
Public Show Admission
- Adults: $8
- Children (12 and under), seniors (65 and over), and Parkland students and staff: $7
- Stay for both regular shows on the same evening and get the second show half price!
- Groups (20+): $4 per person (one show) or $6 per person (two consecutive shows)
- Friends of the Staerkel Planetarium members: no charge