FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Planetarium Show: In My Backyard

Posted Sept. 09, 2013, at 2:25 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:49 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 2 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: UMaine Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, 5781 Wingate Hall, 120 Munson Road, Orono, Maine

For more information: Alan Davenport; 2075811341; GalaxyMaine.com

With song and colorful animation it is an adventure to explore a backyard like this one with children’s song writer, Fred Penner, of Nickelodeon fame. His excitement and love of nature takes visitors on a tour of daytime discovery and then the wonders of the night sky. The changing seasons, rainbows, constellation patterns, planets and moon phases set to music are just a few of the treats in store. From day to night to sunrise, looking at the world and space around us, My Big Backyard is a journey that shows how much fun learning about our world can be. Ages 4-8

Saturday, October 19

Planetarium shows are held the third Friday and Saturday of every month at various times. For more information, visit GalaxyMaine.com

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