Events

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.

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?

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.

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?

Apollo 8 Earthrise
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

For several decades, various space agencies have launched orbital missions exploring the universe, and the volume of accumulated data and imagery is staggering.

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!

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!

Millennium Square
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Millennium Square
Friday, May 1, 2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Millennium Square
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Millennium Square
Friday, June 26, 2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Millennium Square
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Millennium Square
Friday, August 21, 2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Millennium Square
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.

Millennium Square
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Everyone is invited to join us and Durham Skies for stargazing at the edge of Lake Ontario.