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.
March 24, 2017 - March 25, 2017, event is 10am-6pm on 3/24, 9am-3pm on 3/25 (Pasadena, California United States)
Los Angeles County Science Fair
Student displays and competition to go to the State Finals for the science fair. We will be providing information, materials and some hands on activities to the students, educators, parents, and judges.
March 28, 2017, 4pm-6:30pm (Pasadena, California United States)
YWCA Girls Empowerment After School Program
Workshop empowering girls in STEM fields
March 29, 2017 - April 2, 2017, various times (Los Angeles, California United States)
National Science Teacher Association Conference
Annual conference for the National Science Teachers Association
April 1, 2017, 2pm-10pm (Los Angeles, California United States)
Griffith Observatory Monthly Star Party
Come join your Planetary Society volunteers as we host a free, family-friendly star party on the lawn of the Griffith Observatory! During the day, enjoy gazing at the sun through our solar telescopes. Once night approaches, we will be able to see the moon, the planets, and stars of the season. Engage with your fellow space-enthusiasts as we observe what the universe has to offer us! We look forward to seeing you all there!
April 2, 2016 - April 2, 2016, 10:00am-2:00pm (Rancho Cucamonga, California United States)
Earth Day Celebration
An event to celebrate, and educate the public on Earth preservation & solar usage info.
Earth Hour celebrations in the Montreal area city of Westmount. http://westmount.org/en/event/une-heure-pour-la-terre-a-westmount/
March 8, 2016, 7:00pm - 8:30pm PDT
Planetary Radio Live: All These Worlds… Planet 9 and Our Expanding Solar System
The Planetary Society returns to KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum for a special Planetary Radio Live event. Host Mat Kaplan will talk with Caltech researchers Mike “Plutokiller” Brown and Konstantin Batygin.
Saturday January 2nd,The Planetary Society is invited to "Escape To Planet ROM”. The day includes group walk throughs, loads of hands on learning and an exclusive special presentation from the ROM’s Managing Director.
December 19, 2015, 2:00pm to 9:45pm (Los Angeles, California United States)
Griffith Observatory Star Party
Planetary Society Volunteers will set up a display table, hand out free science materials and bring telescopes for the public to use and enjoy celestial views of the universe like our Sun, Moon, Planets, bright stars, comets, planetary nebulas and globular clusters.
Join us for our regular monthly meeting at the Planetary Society Headquarters in Pasadena, where we will be planning out our volunteer schedule for the month and discussing our upcoming events. We will have food available and look forward to seeing you and meeting new volunteers.
December 1, 2015 - December 1, 2015, 7.30pm GMT (Seend, Near Melksham , United Kingdom)
Presentation NEPTUNE A CALCULATED GUESS
Andrew Lound presents his Odyssey Dramatic Presentation about the exploration of Neptune. Accompanied by images and music.
An asteroid or comet headed for Earth is the only large-scale natural disaster we can prevent. Working together to fund our Shoemaker NEO Grants for astronomers, we can help save the world.