Join Donate


The Planetary Society creates and participates in events to bring the excitement of space exploration to public audiences. From our world-wide Planetfests to lectures in small-town libraries to hanging a solar-sail blade in Rockefeller Center in New York, we are constantly finding new ways involve our members in the excitement of space exploration.

Upcoming Events

April 27, 2019, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Pasadena, California United States)
Book signing: Astronomy for Kids with Dr. Bruce Betts

Join The Planetary Society at the Wright Auditorium of the Pasadena Central Library on Saturday, April 27 at 2:00 pm for an afternoon of learning and observation. Planetary Radio podcast host Mat Kaplan will join Dr. Bruce Betts in presenting fun and interesting content from his new book, Astronomy for Kids.

May 1, 2019, 6:00 p.m. (College Park, Maryland United States)
Bill Nye and Friends vs. the Asteroids

Join us on May 1 for a discussion about the threat of asteroid impact and what we can do about it. Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye will be joined by NASA chief scientist Jim Green and asteroid scientists from the International Academy of Astronautics Planetary Defense Conference. Then, Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan will host a Planetary Radio Live discussion with asteroid experts!

May 8, 2019 - May 9, 2019 (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma United States)
Bill Nye and Planetary Radio Live at Science Museum Oklahoma

May 8-9, 2019, Science Museum Oklahoma will host two days of events with Bill Nye and The Planetary Society including a recording of Planetary Radio Live, fun family activities, and a VIP evening experience with Bill Nye to benefit the museum’s recently launched planetarium campaign.


Past Events

September 30, 2016, 7.45pm BST (Lichfield, United Kingdom)
Saturn Lord of the Rings

Odyssey Dramatic Presentation by Andrew Lound, tracing the history of the exploration of the Planet Saturn.

September 23, 2016, 5:15pm EDT (Hamilton, Non-USCanada)
McMaster Space Initiative Science Cafe

Join the McMaster Space Initiative for a night of space talks with scientists from the McMaster community -- and some sweet treats and coffee.

September 23, 2016, 5:15pm EDT (Hamilton, Canada)
McMaster Space Initiative Science Cafe

Join the McMaster Space Initiative for a night of space talks with scientists from your the McMaster community -- and some sweet treats and coffee.

September 17, 2016, 7pm BST (Reading, United Kingdom)
Comets: Signposts in History

Odyssey Dramatic Presentation tracing the history of comets. Presented by Andrew Lound

September 14, 2016, 10.30am BST (Oldbury, United Kingdom)
Lunatick Astronomy

Odyssey Dramatic Presentation highlighting the astronomical activities of the Lunar Society in the 18th and 19th centuries. Entrance £2

September 10, 2016, 7pm BST (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Pale Blue Dot

Odyssey Dramatic Presentation looking at the third planet from sun - Earth. Entrance £3

September 6, 2016, 2.30pm BST (Alcester, United Kingdom)
To See the Beginning of Time

Odyssey Dramatic Presentation charting the work of the Hubble Space Telescope. Entrance £2

Items 43 - 49 of 198  Previous12345678910Next
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

Every Mission Counts

Take action today and your gift will go twice as far to increase NASA budgets and advance space priorities.


You are here: