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Current & Upcoming Events

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*All events are included with general admission unless otherwise noted.

Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Join us for STARGAZING under the dome of the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium on Saturdays at 10 AM! Learn about the stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky during the interactive presentation, then sit back for a featured show for all ages. Included in general admission (free for members); admission price paid at the door.

James Hood’s Beautifica

BEAUTIFICA is coming to the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium! From the same team who brought you James Hood's Mesmerica, Beautifica is a 360 journey through worlds real and imagined, from mindblowing particle fields to unashamedly euphoric fantastic environments almost impossible to describe. The brainchild of visionary composer James Hood working with some of the finest immersive animators on the...

BASF’s Kids’ Lab

Create chemistry with BASF every 2nd and 4th weekend of the month! Explore the science of chemistry during these 45-minute hands-on workshops for young scientists ages 6-12 and their accompanying adults. Have fun learning and enjoy a different experiment each month! The September workshop is Operation Filtration. Each participant will also receive a cool branded tote...

October Free First Sunday: The Healing Power of Chemistry!

Join us for our next Free First Sunday on Sunday, October 1! Generously sponsored by BASF, the October Free First Sunday will focus on the healing power of chemistry in celebration of National Chemistry Week which takes place during the month of October. The Free First Sunday program provides free admission to all every first Sunday of the month...

38th Annual Gala: Out of this World

SAVE THE DATE for LASM's 38th Annual Gala: OUT OF THIS WORLD! CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE! Join us on Friday, October 6th, for an astronomically entertaining night of fundraising during LASM's Annual Gala: Out of this World, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium and honoring Paula Pennington de la Bretonne, Claude B. Pennington,...