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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.

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May 30, 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.

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May 23, 2015 - May 23, 2015, 1-4 p.m. (Rancho Cucamonga, California United States)
Special Family Program Star Wars Day

3rd year participating in the Library's Special Family Program series, Star Wars Day,volunteers will set up a table, talk to the public about Space exploration, current projects,and hand out interesting materials.

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May 22, 2015 - May 22, 2015, 7:00 PM CST (Chicago, Illinois United States)
Lights, Camera, Science! Movie Night

The Chicago Planetary Society will screen the laughable sci-fi flick "Mission to Mars" with a panel of experts holding a discussion examining the "science" offered up in the film.

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May 14, 2015 - May 14, 2015, 7.15pm BST (Swansea, United Kingdom)

Andrew Lound presents his Odyssey Dramatic Presentation tracing the history of the exploration of the planet Saturn. Accompanied with stunning images, music and video.

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May 13, 2015, 6:00pm (local time, UTC-3) (Natal, Non-USBrazil)
LightSail-1: movendo CubeSats com a luz

Public outreach about the LightSail Project. Multimedia lecture for science students; distribution of stickers and bookmarks.

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May 12, 2015 - May 13, 2015, 7:00am - 5:00pm PDT (Pasadena, California)
Astronauts and Robots: Partners in Space Science and Exploration

The American Astronautical Society will host a special meeting looking at the interplay of human and robotic explorers in space and scientific exploration. Planetary Society President Dr. Jim Bell will provide the keynote address. Special discount for Society members.

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