February 10, 2018 - 11:30am to February 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
Engage your inner artist and paint your own unique universe as viewed from your mind. Use your imagination to explore the outer limits and create a masterpiece!
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Cosmic Nights: The Multiverse

January 25, 2018 -
6:30pm to 10:00pm
Does anything exist beyond our universe? What came before the Big Bang? These are questions that remain unexplained, but we have theories! This installment of Cosmic Nights, we delve into the mysteries of the Multiverse.
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Cosmic Yearbook Holiday Week

December 26, 2017 - 11:30am to January 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
Join us as we celebrate the year in space exploration and entertain curious minds. Every day features a craft activity for the kids and programming that highlights the cosmic events from 2017. We also look ahead to what’s on the horizon for 2018!
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The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a perfect setting for classic and modern wedding receptions and ceremonies. With several spectacular venues to choose from you will be sure to find a space that fits your vision for your big day. 

Sitting in a prime location in the heart of Vanier Park, we showcase picturesque views of the ocean, mountains and downtown Vancouver. We can also offer customized visuals in our unique Planetarium Star Theatre.


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Cosmic Nights: Science of Science Fiction

November 23, 2017 -
6:30pm to 10:00pm
Cosmic Nights is back at the Space Centre! Discover the wonders of the universe - over drinks! Join us Thursday, November 23rd for Cosmic Nights: Science of Science Fiction a party for the space geek in all of us!
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Science Fiction Family Weekend

November 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to November 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
Explore the galaxy in your favourite spaceship as we paint Millennium Falcons, TIE Fighters, the Enterprise, or bring your own spaceship idea! We’ll help you create a cosmic masterpiece!
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Carl Sagan Day

November 9, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
A celebration of astronomer, science populariser, and Planetary Society founder Carl Sagan, who was born on this day. Enjoy a featured speaker and a brand new documentary about the Voyager space crafts which Carl Sagan was involved with.
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Kavli Fulldome Lecture, presented by the Adler Planetarium

November 3, 2017 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Thousands of exoplanets have been discovered over the last two decades. Dr. Lisa Kaltenegger, Director of the Carl Sagan Institute at Cornell University, will discuss techniques and missions that could detect life on these worlds, finally answering the question, “Are we alone in the universe?”
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Alien Family Weekend

October 28, 2017 - 12:00pm to October 29, 2017 - 3:00pm
Have you ever wondered what you would look like as an alien? This weekend is your chance to find out! Make-up artists from Blanche Macdonald will transform your whole family into aliens that could reside on three possible planets in our galaxy.
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