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Party With the Stars
Friday, June 21 • 8:00-9:00 pm Find out more about the constellations and planets that are currently in the night sky and where to find them. Following the indoor program, we will set up telescopes outside for viewing, weather permitting.
Space Place family workshops are offered during the school year on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for
children ages 6-10 and their families. The workshops are free and open to the public. No registration is required.
May 25 - "Ice Cream in a Bag" - Find out the chemistry behind making your own ice cream.
Please note: May 25th will be our last workshop of the school year. We will resume our Saturday workshops again starting in September.
Space Place guest presentations are always free and open to the
public, and are offered the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Tuesday, June 11 • 7:00-8:00 pm
" Supermassive Black Holes and the Galaxies that Make Them"
Sebastian Heinz, UW-Madison Astronomy Dept.
What do we learn from the recent first-ever (by Event-Horizon Telescope) images of a massive black hole at the center of a nearby galaxy? Which comes first? The galaxy or the black hole? How do supermassive black holes function in the development of galaxies?
Saturday Science at Discovery on UW-Madison campus Saturday, June 1 • 10:00-noon
This event is free and open to the public. It features interactive exploration stations for children and families.
Explore interactive exhibits created and presented by high school students from across Wisconsin; create designs with 3-D printing tools, upcycled materials and more; and discover your inner engineer. Held in partnership with the Morgridge Family Foundation.