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Make the most of winter in the parks! Explore the winding trails and quiet woods of the Waukesha County Parks by candlelight on a self-guided hike. Join us for both fun nights in February with your friends and family! Self-guided hikes are 0.5 – 1 mile in length. Trails are mostly paved and will be cleared...
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  The Daniel M. Soref Planetarium & Dome Theater is now open! One Planetarium program is included with your Museum admission. At this time, programs cannot be reserved in advance and are first-come, first-served.  DAILY SCHEDULE  (Wednesdays through Mondays) November 1, 2023 through April 8, 2024 10:15 a.m. Wisconsin Stargazing 11 a.m. Blue Whales Noon Lights Out!...
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Cupid’s Constellations on February 14 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm Be swept away by stunning images of the cosmos as you listen to tales of love, such as the story of Andromeda and Perseus. The program will include an indoor stargazing session of the night sky followed by the opportunity to ask questions. Not recommended for children...
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Under African Skies February 9 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm / February 16 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm / February 23 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm Experience stars, stories, and cultural perspectives across the expansive African continent. Each Friday from Feb 9 – 23 will feature a different guest speaker who will talk about their country, culture, and...
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Lunar New Year: Year of the Dragon on February 7 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm Learn how the Moon’s cycle determines the Lunar New Year, celebrated worldwide by 2 billion people. Follow Pu Chen through an immersive timeline of the preparation for a traditional Lunar New Year celebration as she presents themes of light, food, music,...
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January 20 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm / January 27 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm / February 3 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm / February 10 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm / February 17 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm Busy on weeknights or need something to do with the kids on the weekend? Our special matinee program takes audiences on...
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April 8 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm It’s Free! Join us on the Skydeck at the UWM Physics building for free public stargazing.  Experience a partial solar eclipse visible from 1:00 to 3:00pm, with peak visibility at approximately 2:00 pm on April 8, 2024. Special glasses will be available for safely viewing the solar eclipse. Visitors...
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February 16, March 22, April 5 from 8:00–9:00 pm It’s Free! Join us on the Skydeck at the UWM Physics building for free public stargazing. Gaze through telescopes at the night sky and view the Moon, planets, star clusters, and other astronomical objects! The Skydeck is located on the 5th floor of the Physics building. Follow...
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Earth Day Event: Our Violent Planet / Multiple Showings on April 20 Our Violent Planet is a full dome show that features some of the most catastrophic natural events our world will ever occur. We live out our lives on our planet’s fractured crust “plates” that pull apart, collide, grind past each other, and even sink...
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Saturdays in April at 1:00pm This beautiful and historic program, produced by the Daniel Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum celebrates 400 years of telescope viewing. The program also examines the fascinating life and scientific accomplishments of Galileo. Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found in Retzer Nature Center S14 W28167 Madison St Waukesha WI 53188 Please...
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