October 1, 2011   l   5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

An evening of stars and fun activities! Join Miami Science Museum and our special guest speakers as well as our friends from Miami-Dade County Public Library, as we go deep into the night sky.

“Astronomy Music: Live Celestial Concert”
Astronomer Dr. James Webb (Florida International University)

“Tales Under the Stars” with the Miami-Dade Public Library
Enjoy interactive and fun storytelling, music and creative dramatics- where you get to be the main characters.

Don’t miss your chance to win this Celestron FirstScope Telescope.


Astronomy Evening 2011 Sponsors & Partners:

Celestron Telescopes
Department of Physics, Florida International University
Miami-Dade Public Library System
Southern Cross Astronomical Society

For more information contact: Box Office at 305.646.4234 or boxoffice@miamisci.org

For more information on sponsorship opportunities contact:
Rachael Sablotsky at rsablotsky@miamisci.org
Or download our sponsorship materials.

To view pictures of past events click here.

Schedule of Events:

5:00pm: Magic Planet Solar System Demonstration

5:30pm: “Astronomy Music: Live Celestial Concert” Astronomer Dr. James Webb (Florida International University)

6:00pm – 7:00pm: “Tales Under the Stars” Miami-Dade County Public Library System

6:30pm: Sneak Peek of the NEW “Star Gazers” TV show with Marlene Hidalgo (Star Gazer host)

6:40pm: Meet and Greet with Dr. Webb, Marlene Hidalgo and MiaSci Astronomy staff

7:00pm: “Tycho Brahe: Charting the Heavens” A live performance by period actor Robert Dawson

8:00pm: “How to Cook a Comet” (Workshop)

8:00pm: “Legends of the Night Sky” Family Laser Show: Planetarium

8:25pm: Drawing to win a Celestron FirstScope

8:30pm – 10:00pm: Star Gazing featuring the Moon and Jupiter (Weather permitting)

9:00pm: “How to Cook a Comet” (Workshop)

9:00pm: Pop Laser Show

FREE for Members  l $5.00 for Non-Members

For more info contact: Box Office  l  305.646.4234  l  boxoffice@miamisci.org