Friday, April 5th
Welcome to Aliens and Astronauts,
Celebrating the Planetarium’s 50th Anniversary!
Unless otherwise noted, all activities are free. Free parking on First Fridays!
In the James S. McDonnell Planetarium
6 to 9pm Experience Flight: Test out our new flight simulators ($5)
Create your own pocket constellation.
6:30pm Demonstration: Where Are the New Worlds?
6:30 to 9pm Public Telescope Viewing (Archery Field)
7pm Planetarium Show: The Sky Tonight (Star Bay)
7:30pm Demonstration: Alien Auroras
8:30pm LASERIUM ($8 for members, $10 for non-members)
10pm LASERIUM ($8 for members, $10 for non-members)
Please call 314.289.4424 for LASERIUM laser show tickets. Space is limited.
In The Loft (Main Building, Second Floor)
6 pm DJ Quasar phones home some extraterrestrial tunes
7pm First Fridays’ Trivia (categories to be announced on Facebook)
8pm Science Café with Gregg Maryniak: Starships, Worldships and Interstellar Nomads
9pm More intergalactic mixes from DJ Quasar
Demos and Activities, 6 to 9pm (Main Building, First Floor)
- Make an alien DNA trait bracelet.
- See a 3D printer at work and learn more about St. Louis’ largest hackerspace with Arch Reactor.
- Create space age music with instruments designed by circuit bender Dustin Nosreppe.
- Pic-Me-Pictures! Space-themed Photo Booth
In the OMNIMAX® (Main Building, Second Floor)
Evening pricing ($6, all tickets; $5 for college students with valid id)
6pm Flight of the Butterflies
7pm Space Station
8pm Air Racers
10pm Alien (1979) (**This movie is rated R**)