New Year's Planetarium!

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 6:30 PM to Wednesday, January 1, 2014, 12:05 AM
Thursday, December 31, 2015, 6:30 PM to Friday, January 1, 2016, 12:00 AM
Southworth Planetarium
Contact Name: 
Edward Gleason
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Thursday, December 31, 2015  6:30 p.m. - Midnight

Greet 2016  at the Southworth Planetarium!   On New Year's Eve, we have a tradition of presenting the new shows we introduced the prior year, as well as 1 - 2 older programs.  Tonight, we offer a showing of Natural Selection!, the show we introduced in September. We also include a showing of  the "Season of Light" Full Dome show, an omni dome version of the classic holiday show. 

Join us to celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of another.

Admission: For the price of one donation you may see any or all the programs tonight!  (Suggested:   $7.00)

7:00 p.m.  Rusty Rocket in Full Dome!

7:45 p.m.  Winter Night Sky Tour

8:00 p.m.  Dinosaurs at Dusk!

9:00 p.m.   Natural Selection!,


11:00 p.m.   "Season of Light" Full Dome show

11:45 p.m.  Night Sky Tour

11:55 p.m.  Watch the Times Square Countdown on the Dome!



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What can you do at the Southworth Planetarium?  See a showenroll in a classattend a lecture, buy fascinating science toys, explore our exhibit area, learn the night sky.

We are open throughout the week. Not only do we have public shows, but we offer private shows to school groups, scout troops, birthday parties, business organizations, and more.

Like the Universe, itself, the more you explore the planetarium, the more you'll discover!  


SPECIAL DEAL:  Groups can visit both the Southworth Planetarium and the Portland Science Center and receive a discount to both venues!

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