New Jersey is a great place to take in some FREE or low-cost family activities.
We love sharing with families fun things to do in NJ especially when it comes to events in New Jersey. If you are looking for things to do in New Jersey today or in the days ahead, just take a look at our Calendar of New Jersey events.
Click on any New Jersey event listing below for more information on local events that we think your family will enjoy. Our New Jersey Calendar of Events also includes things to do this weekend by including weekend events in New Jersey.
Events are sometimes canceled or postponed, before heading out please double check with the event organizer for current times and additional information. We do our best to provide the most relevant and timely information to our readers.
Events are posted on Jersey Family Fun with information from various sources; as well as submissions from local businesses. Please note all events are subject to change without notice. Jersey Family Fun is not liable for errors, omissions, or changes to calendar event listings.
For more specific information on any event please contact the event organizer directly. Jersey Family Fun does not put on these events, we only help with the promotion of them.
Don’t you want families to know about your events in NJ? For information on having your event listed and advertised on the Jersey Family Fun Calendar of New Jersey Events, please visit our event submission directions.
Want a listing of this week’s events and this weekend’s events delivered to your mailbox each week? Visit our newsletter sign up form to sign up for our Jersey Family Fun Events newsletter.
- This event has passed.
Edelman Planetarium Shows in Glassboro – Birth of Planet Earth
October 16, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 20, 2021
Here’s more fun things to do in Glassboro, New Jersey.
Birth of Planet Earth
Discover the twisted tale of our planet’s origins. Scientists now believe that our galaxy is filled with solar systems, including up to a billion planets roughly the size of our own. The film employs advanced data-driven, cinematic-quality visualizations to explore some of the greatest questions in science today: How did Earth become a living planet in the wake of our solar system’s violent birth? What does its history tell us about our chances of finding other worlds that are truly Earth-like?
During this 1-hour program, we will point out which planets and constellations will be visible in the night sky.
2021 Glassboro Birth of Planet Earth Schedule
- Shows will be held on Saturdays from September 4, 2021 until November 20, 2021 from 4:00pm – 5:00pm
- In addition to those dates, there will be a show at 4:30pm on September 26, 2021.
Where do the Birth of Planet Earth shows take place?
- The Edelman Planetarium will be held at Edelman Planetarium in Glassboro.
How much is admission?
- $5 Adults/non-Rowan students
- $3 Seniors 60+
- $3 Children (16 and under)
- $3 Rowan students (with ID)
Are reservations required?
- Reservations are required.
More info about Birth of Planet Earth Shows
- You will not need to print any tickets for the show. Please give your last name or order number to the cashier when you arrive to get checked in. Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the show.
- Shows start promptly. Once a show starts, we lock our doors for safety. Late entry or re-entry is not allowed for any reason.
- Advance Tickets Required.
- All visitors will be required to complete a health screening prior to entry.
- Masks are required for all unvaccinated guests; all others are encouraged to wear masks.
For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event listing. Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with these movie events. We list these New Jersey summer movies as a free public service to our readers and New Jersey municipalities.