Space Sciences & Planetarium

Ongoing

The Gladwin Planetarium is the only planetarium on the Central Coast that features live, multimedia shows. You can tour the constellations of the night sky, fly through the Milky Way galaxy, and explore the surface of the Moon.

November 3–December 21

Weekdays at 3:00 PM

  • Monday - Kids’ Space Adventure
    You drive the show with your questions!
    Live interactive presentation for families with children 5 years and up.
    Run Time: 30 minutes
  • Tuesday - Universe: User’s Guide
    Are we there yet? A voyage through time to the edge of the Universe and back.
    Run Time: 40 minutes
  • Wednesday - Kids’ Space Adventure
    You drive the show with your questions!
    Live interactive presentation for families with children 5 years and up.
    Run Time: 30 minutes
  • Thursday - Universe: User’s Guide
    Are we there yet? A voyage through time to the edge of the Universe and back.
    Run Time: 40 minutes
  • Friday - Kids’ Space Adventure
    You drive the show with your questions!
    Live interactive presentation for families with children 5 years and up.
    Run Time: 30 minutes

Weekends

  • 11:00 AM - Twinkle, Twinkle for Little Stars
    Comets, planets, constellations and more!
    Live presentation for families with young children.
    Run Time: 15 minutes
  • Noon - Kids’ Space Adventure
    You drive the show with your questions!
    Live interactive presentation for families with children 5 years and up.
    Run Time: 30 minutes
  • 1:00 PM - What’s Up
    See the Sun through our telescopes and then discuss the night sky in the planetarium.
    Live interactive presentation for families with children 10 years and up.
    Run Time: 40 minutes
  • 2:00 PM - Secret of the Cardboard Rocket
    Take a tour of the Solar System and discover… the secret.
    Full-dome movie for families with children 5 years and up.
    Run Time: 40 minutes
  • 3:00 PM - Universe: User’s Guide
    Are we there yet? A voyage through time to the edge of the Universe and back.
    Run Time: 40 minutes

Star Parties

Free admission for Star Parties
From dusk to 10:00 PM
Saturday, November 10
Saturday, December 8

Information: Call Javier Rivera, Astronomy Programs Manager, at 805-682-4711 ext. 173 or jrivera@sbnature2.org.