2010 Shows and Events

January 26
Picnic on the Moon - Star Show and Wallace and Grommet short movie (50)

March 5
Alaska State Museum
Volunteers from the Marie Drake Planetarium will be presenting special programming using the
museum's "
Science on a Sphere" exhibit, which can replicate events on the surfaces of the sun and planets (70)

March 30
Astronomy & The Internet (50)

April 30
Family Night at the Movies (10)

April 7
Wallace & Grommet movie "A Grand Day Out" (50)

May 25
The North Star's Precession (30)

September 28
The Great Eclipse (91)

October 22
hird grade class from Gastineau (30)

October 26
Life Without the Moon (90)
Fly me to the ...Wait, Where's the Moon. What would things be like without the Earth's moon?

October 26
2 third grade classes from Gastineau (60)

November 16
The Great Eclipse (30)
Presentation on the July 22, 2009 total solar eclipse, which was the longest of the 21st century.
Three planetarium volunteers witnessed it: John Kramers, Steve Kocsis and Cristina Della Rosa.

November 23
China Slideshow- People at Work and at Play (15)

November 30
Celestial Superfly (70)
All Ages Show including 'The Stars Tonight'. There will also be a a short presentation on the
December 20th total lunar eclipse which will be visible from Juneau (with clear skies).

World premiere of 27 minute film created by Michael Bott. A virtual flight around our solar system, our Galaxy and to the edge of the unknown. Orbit distant moons and planets, experience interstellar travel at the speed of light, and enjoy the beauty of Earth from space. Set to a great soundtrack, experience this virtual space flight to the edge and back. The definition of superfly is "way cool or off the chain".

December 8
Daisy Girl Scouts presentation (37)

December 9th
KTOO interview: Topic: Total Solar Eclipses

December 14
Presentation to 2/3 grade class from Harborview (26)

December 14
Brief presentation given to school board on regarding upcoming shows. School Board members invited to January co-presentation with the Juneau Symphony and Kyle Pickett.

December 17
Presentation to Montessori Borealis students (47)

December 17
KTOO interview. Topic. December Lunar Eclipse

December 21
Yoga Under the Stars (37)
Interested in taking a break from your busy week to renew and rejuvenate this winter solstice?
Participants will learn to actively integrate body, breath, and mind using gentle yoga techniques to
infuse a sense of peace and stability. Event to commemorates the turning point from shorter to longer days and collectively sends hope into the world. Led by Cynthia Pring-Ham.

December 28
Hermes and Mercury (95)
Greek Mythology and Astronomy presentation by Ken Fix.

Upcoming Free Events

Tuesday, Aug 29 at 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM