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Party With the Stars
Friday, May 17 • 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.
April 27 - "Hoop Gliders" - Hoops are a funny shape for an airplane but it really does fly!
May 4 - "Lava in a Cup" - Learn about density by expeimenting with oil, water, and salt.
May 11 - "Harmonicas" - Make a musical instrument and pick up some good vibrations.
Space Place guest presentations are always free and open to the
public, and are offered the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Tuesday, May 14 • 7:00-8:00 pm
"The making of Origins, a story of our beginnings"
Kelly Tyrrell, Science Writer and Jeff Miller, Senior Photographer, University Communications
In July 2017, a science writer, a photographer and a video producer from UW–Madison traveled to South Africa to find stories about our beginnings, from the origins of the universe, to the origins of life on Earth and the origins of humankind. Kelly and Jeff will provide a behind-the-scenes look at how the stories were made. You can find Origins, a storytelling experience, at: https://origins.wisc.edu/
Playtime Productions presents "The Red Shoes" at Space Place Tuesday, May 7 • 6:30 pm
Join us as PlayTime Productions Children's Theater presents The Red Shoes - a story about an orphan girl who longs to become a dancer. But just as she meets a mysterious woman who offers her beautiful, magical red dancing shoes and the chance to fulfill her dream, she reunites with her long lost grandmother. Will she choose her newfound family or the nomadic life of a travelling dancer? Or will the shoes choose for her?