Upcoming Events

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We welcome all members of the community to come together and experience inspiring events that bridge science, arts, and culture. We’ve got incredible events for kids and adults interested in astronomy in Vancouver.

family cosmic courtyard

February 19

Family Day - Free Admission

Join for some Family Day fun! Learn more about upcoming missions to the Moon.

Admission to the Space Centre is FREE!

For Family Day all of our programming will focus on Canada’s part in the Artemis Mission and the return of humans to the Moon.

building with bits workshop

February 19

Building with Bits Workshops


Sign up for a FREE workshop on Family Day and general admission will be included!

These 60-minute workshops will introduce kids to STEAM and circuitry with easy-to-use magnetic building block bits that snap together to make learning about electronics exciting and engaging.

Workshops are for visitors ages 7+.

ask an astronomer

February 22, 4:00pm

Ask an Astronomer Live Stream

Join us for the next installment of our "Ask an Astronomer" live stream series on YouTube.

After a short presentation on current space news there will be time to answer your questions. Join in the chat on the live stream and ask away!

home learners webinar

February 27, 10:30am

Lunar Gateway - Home Learners Webinar

Any space-loving kids in the family?

Join us to learn how the Canadian Space Agency is contributing technology to help send humans deeper into space.

The webinar is free to attend will incorporate big ideas and content from British Columbia’s science curriculum and is designed for 7-11 year olds.

February 28th, 6:30pm

February 28th, 6:30pm

The Lunar Gateway Webinar

Learn how the Canadian Space Agency is contributing technology to help send humans deeper into space.

Join the team from the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre for a family-friendly Zoom webinar and get an overview of the Artemis program’s goals, and the technology necessary to achieve them.

This program is free to attend and is presented with the support of the Canadian Space Agency.

Nowruz Celebration

March 16th, 6:30pm

Celebrating Nowruz - Persian New Year

Bring in the Persian New Year and welcome Spring at our Nowruz celebration.

Learn more about Persian cultural and scientific perspectives on the night sky and participate in fun activities with the family.

Enjoy refreshments, live music, dance, live science demonstrations, and a presentation on the history of Nowruz in the Planetarium Star Theatre.

This is a family-friendly event. We recommend children be ages 7+.

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