Audience participation and hands-on activities are part of every encounter in this series that runs from October to June. Programs will engage families with children ages 4 to 11.

Upcoming Offerings

Cartoon graphic of engaging family activities including microscope, mancala, and painting

Family Game Night

March 31, 2017

Join us after hours for an exclusive evening of family fun featuring interactive digital and physical games that challenge, entertain, and tease your brain.

Identification Day

Identification Day

May 6, 2017

Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.

Past Offerings

Cartoon illustration of Sun orbiting the Earth

Sun-Earth Day

March 18, 2017

Explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun and learn about the delicate balance that makes our planet the perfect place to call home. 

Identification Day

Identification Day

May 7, 2016

Bring your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts to the annual Identification Day.

Andromeda

Family Astronomy in the Dome: I Spy in the Sky

October 18, 2014

The Hayden Planetarium invites our Youngest Astronomers for an evening of star hopping as we look at the fall and winter constellations of the night sky using the Zeiss Star projector.