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Events and Activities


Skylark Speaker Series

In our monthly speaker series, special guests bring the most relevant topics in space science and astronomy to the Planetarium. Reception at 6 p.m., talk at 7 p.m, followed by a Q&A session.

Admission is free, but seats are limited. 

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Public Telescope Nights

The Planetarium and OCC Astronomy Department offer regular sky viewing events, free of charge! Planetarium staff, astronomy students, and real professors operate an array of amazing telescopes to let you see the wonders of the cosmos with your own eyes! Events are held monthly after our Skylark guest lecture, and during special celestial events like eclipses and comet sightings. 

Viewing may be canceled due to weather conditions. Check our calendar for last minute updates.

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STEM Explorers

Embark on an interstellar journey with our Planetarium's STEM Explorers programs, designed to ignite curiosity and passion for science among various age groups. From rocket building to rover construction, chemistry experiments, solar telescope observations, and robot building, our diverse events promise an immersive and educational experience that sparks a lifelong love for exploration and discovery.

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The OCC Planetarium presents LAZERDOME! Dazzling laser lights let you rock out to your favorite artists like Queen, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, and Pink Floyd

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Mesmerica is a visual music journey that brings the mesmerizing music of Grammy-nominated composer and percussionist James Hood together with visually-hypnotic, 3D animated art curated from artists around the world, creating an immersive experience designed to transcend time, relax, soothe, and stimulate your mind and senses...

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