Nova Nights: The Spring Equinox

On March 20, enjoy a date night under the stars of the James S. McDonnell Planetarium and learn about the upcoming the Vernal Equinox marking the start of spring. Your evening will include a live star show, a classic sci-fi film and a cash bar. 

Humans have long celebrated the Vernal (spring) Equinox as a time of rebirth as it marks the start of the spring season in the Northern hemisphere.  Come help us celebrate the start of spring and learn if you can really stand an egg on its end on this day. 

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Saint Louis Science Center Golf Tournament benefiting Avaiation and Aerospace, and STEM Programs/Education. 

Location: Norman K. Probstein Golf Course in Forest Park 6141 Lagoon Dr. St. Louis, MO 63112

Cost: Please call or email for entrance fees and sponsorship information.

March 6, 2015 – Welcome to Game On!

Unless otherwise noted, all activities are free. Free parking on First Fridays!

Dino Overlook (Main Building, First Floor)

Demos and Activities, 6 - 9pm       

Please join the Saint Louis Science Center at a Blood Drive sponsored by the American Red Cross and give the gift of life this holiday season. To make an appointment, visit and enter sponsor code: SLSC. 

All presenting donors will receive a special American Red Cross holiday long-sleeve t-shirt (while supply lasts). Free parking will be provided for all presenting donors. 

Nova Nights: Creepy Comets

On October 31, grab your friends or your date and enjoy a geeky night out at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. Enjoy drinks, a classic horror movie (Night of the Living Dead, 1968) and a live star show exploring the real story of some of sci-fi’s favorite villains, comets.

Your admission to Nova Nights includes: