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February 2018

Laser Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon – Glassboro

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University, Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd
Glassboro, NJ 08028 United States
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$5

Edelman Planetarium's laser light shows use our new state of the art projection system from Laser Fantasy to treat your eyes and ears to an experience of your favorite bands like none other! Speak to Me Breathe On the Run Time Breathe (Reprise) PLUS MORE!!!

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Michael’s Kids Club

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

$2

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. 10 AM - 12 PM Valentine's Day Card - February 10 Kindness Crafts - February 17 Spring Birds or Butterflies - February 24 Paper Flowers/Paper Flower Canvas Art - March 3 Easter Foam Eggs - March 10 Easter Characters - March 17 Yarn Chicks…

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Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

Free

      Barnes & Noble's Upcoming Events for Kids Keep this list handy as we will be updating it monthly. While these events should be happening at all Barnes & Nobles stores unless noted otherwise we do recommend you do check with your local store to confirm. All story times unless otherwise noted begin at 11 am   I Am Harriet Tubman Storytime Saturday February 03, 2018 11:00 AM The 14th book in author Brad Meltzer's bestselling Ordinary People Change…

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Out There – Glassboro

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University, Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd
Glassboro, NJ 08028 United States
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$5

Are you ready for a really big trip? For thousands of years, mankind thought that the Earth was the centre of the Universe. Thanks to our curiosity, imagination and urge to explore, we now know that planets like our Earth are nothing special in the cosmos. The Sun is just one ordinary star among hundreds of billions in our galaxy, the Milky Way. With the world’s most powerful telescopes, we are able to explore more and more of the Universe.…

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To Space and Back – Glassboro

February 24 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University, Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd
Glassboro, NJ 08028 United States
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$5

The exploration of space has a daily impact on our lives. It is helping us to discover a universe of unimaginable scale and beauty, and it is reaching down into our world and influencing the way we live. “To Space and Back” takes the audience on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to the surface of our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and incredible engineering, describing how the technology that…

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Mayan Archeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe – Glassboro

February 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University, Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd
Glassboro, NJ 08028 United States
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$5

In a feast of colors and sounds, Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe makes a tour of 6 Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzná, Palenque and Bonampak where the spectator dives into a Mayan world of knowledge about the importance of the orientations of its temples in relation to the movement of some stars like the Sun, the Moon and Venus.

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Laser Beatles – Glassboro

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University, Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd
Glassboro, NJ 08028 United States
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$5

Edelman Planetarium's laser light shows use our new state of the art projection system from Laser Fantasy to treat your eyes and ears to an experience of your favorite bands like none other! Rock and Roll Music �Twist and Shout� Hard Days night �When I’m 64� Yesterday� PLUS MORE!!!

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Family Show: Earth, Moon and Sun – Glassboro

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University, Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd
Glassboro, NJ 08028 United States
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$2

Families with young children may want to take advantage of our family shows, which are shorter - only about 30 minutes long - and just $2 per person! Family shows are offered at 2:00 pm on Sundays. Show titles change monthly, so take advantage of all our family friendly programming! Sundays in February, 2 p.m. Earth, Moon and Sun - This planetarium show explores the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character…

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Family Show – Glassboro

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - February 26 @ 12:30 pm
Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University, Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd
Glassboro, NJ 08028 United States
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$5

Families with young children may want to take advantage of our family shows, which are shorter - only about 30 minutes long - and just $2 per person! Family shows are offered at 2:00 pm on Sundays. Show titles change monthly, so take advantage of all our family friendly programming! January - Legends of the Night Sky: Orion February - Earth, Moon and Sun March - Perfect Little Planet

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Mayan Archeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University, Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd
Glassboro, NJ 08028 United States
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In a feast of colors and sounds, Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe makes a tour of 6 Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzná, Palenque and Bonampak where the spectator dives into a Mayan world of knowledge about the importance of the orientations of its temples in relation to the movement of some stars like the Sun, the Moon and Venus.

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