Events

Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, January 20, 2020 to Thursday, January 23, 2020

See the Milky Way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

The Know Show
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Calling all kids raised by Bill Nye, David Attenborough and John Acorn!

ROM After Dark - Lunar
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 7:00pm to 11:30pm
Expect the Unexpected
Experience our brand new event series for the very first time at ROM After Dark: Lunar and explore the celestial world like never before.
Friday, January 24, 2020 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Time travel has been a staple of science fiction for more than a century, from H.G. Wells’ novel The Time Machine to the Back to the Future trilogy to innumerable episodes of Star Trek.
Bob McDonald
Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join us for a special space-filled event with Bob McDonald, host of CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks science program and former Ontario Science Centre Host.

City Star Party
Monday, January 27, 2020 to Thursday, January 30, 2020

Hover above the Moon like an astronaut and get eye-to-eye with the planets. Find colourful stars, star clusters, bright nebulae and even another galaxy.

An Evening in Support of Space Place
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Space Place Planetarium Canada invites you to a special evening featuring a presentation and book-signing by special guest, Bob McDonald, host of CBC’s Quirks & Quarks.

Black Holes in 2020
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

It's time for our first event of 2020! Black holes are everywhere in popular science and science fiction, but what do we really know about these ultra-dense objects?

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE.
Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Have you ever looked through a telescope? Take a tour of the night sky through a telescope and snap a photo or two of your favourite celestial body.

Bryan Gaensler
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Science fiction and science both inspire wonder and awe, albeit in very different ways.

on unsettling (s)pace
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
A talk by Uahikea Maile
Moderated by Kristen Bos
This talk explores how territory, time, and techno-scientific desires for space can be unsettled for cruising a decolonized then and deoccupied there in Hawaiʻi.
John Percy
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us as Professor John Percy of the University of Toronto presents on the universe. The astronomical universe is as exciting as anything in science fiction or video games -- and it's real!

Laura Parker
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Please join us for our monthly meeting on February 6 at 8:00pm to hear Dr. Laura Parker. This meeting is open to the general public, and new members are always welcome!

International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Join us on February 9 for special hands-on activities, speakers and presentations to mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Starlab Digital Planetarium
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

This Winter, spend a Sunday afternoon in the OTHER dome at the DDO!

John Percy
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

How are the sun and stars born? How can they live for billions of years? How do they turn into bizarre objects such as white dwarfs, neutron stars, pulsars, and black holes?

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research.
Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, February 24, 2020 to Thursday, February 27, 2020

See the Milky Way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

The End of the Universe by Dr. Katie Mack
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

During her public talk, Dr. Mack will take the audience on a tour over the history of the universe!

City Star Party
Monday, March 2, 2020 to Thursday, March 5, 2020

Hover above the Moon like an astronaut and get eye-to-eye with the planets. Find colourful stars, star clusters, bright nebulae and even another galaxy.

Solar Observing at the Ontario Science Centre by Katrina Ince
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us at the Ontario Science Centre for our monthly Solar Observing on the TELUSCAPE.
Evening Telescope Observing
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Have you ever looked through a telescope? Take a tour of the night sky through a telescope and snap a photo or two of your favourite celestial body.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research.
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Quench your thirst for astronomy!

On Friday, March 20, 2020 at The Great Hall! It'll be another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes, and Dunlap merchandise for sale!

Star Trails by Steve McKinney
Monday, March 23, 2020 to Thursday, March 26, 2020

See the Milky Way and galaxies with the unaided eye. Point your telescope to find the many dim deep space objects that sprinkle the sky. Away from Toronto's light polution, there is so much to see.

Ontario Science Centre at Night
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

City Star Party
Monday, March 30, 2020 to Thursday, April 2, 2020

Hover above the Moon like an astronaut and get eye-to-eye with the planets. Find colourful stars, star clusters, bright nebulae and even another galaxy.

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