Events

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

Ontario Science Centre: Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 10:00pm

Visit us on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon landing for a full-day celebration packed with astronaut appearances, special speakers, space-themed design and engineering challenges and much more!

Women with Impact: Resnik crater, 2016, © Bettina Forget

Aga Khan Museum: Workshop - Moon Mission With Bettina Forget (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Imagine you’re on a lunar base, ready explore to the Moon. Your mission is to document a region of the Moon of your choice – maybe the Ocean of Storms, the Sea of Tranquility, the Peninsula of Thunder, or the Bay of Rainbows.

Moon Landing Festival

Aga Khan Museum: Moon Landing Festival (Saturday)

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 10:00pm

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing with live music, dancing, art, a food fair, and an artisan market!

CSA Apollo 50

Canadian Space Agency: Apollo 50: Celebrating Moon exploration across Canada (WEBCAST)

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Watch the recorded video: https://youtu.be/3Eehnnn3uWg
Dunlap Institute SpaceTime

Dunlap Institute: SpaceTime

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
It's Time for Space! Join us on July 20th for SpaceTime, an all-ages inclusive celebration of space, curiosity, and discovery.
Moon

Ontario Science Centre: To the Moon and Back! Star Party

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing at this special Star Party.

Moon Landing Festival

Aga Khan Museum: Moon Landing Festival (Sunday)

Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing with live music, dancing, art, a food fair, and an artisan market!

Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:05pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm, 9:15pm

Kortright Astronomy

Kortright Centre: Midnight Astronomy

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 8:30pm to Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Postponed to July 24, 2019

UofT Planetarium: The Life and Death of Stars

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:15pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:15pm

Urban Bat Walk & Summer Star Party

High Park at Night: Urban Bat Walk & Summer Star Party

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Let's explore High Park's amazing and mysterious bat populations and the astronomical wonders above us with the help of our telescope!
Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

All About Space Girls Program

hEr VOLUTION/Indus Space: All About Space Girls Program

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 10:00am to Friday, August 9, 2019 - 4:00pm

In order to deliver world-class programming, we partnered with Indus Space to bring you a summer program like no other: All About Space!

RASC Mississauga: Astronomy Night at the Riverwood Conservancy

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Explore the universe with members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Telescopes will be set up to provide amazing views of the Moon, the planets and more!

Art McDonald

UofT Physics: From the tiniest particles to the farthest reaches of the Universe

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Dr. Arthur B. McDonald (Nobel Physics Laureate, 2015) will talk about subatomic physics and the search for Dark Matter at a level accessible to the general public.
Space Educators Institute

Space Matters: Space Educators Institute

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 to Friday, August 16, 2019

Join us for 3 days of highly engaging inquiry-based and hands-on workshops that focus on earth, space science, astronomy, and related disciplines.

Starfest

Thursday, August 22, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019
Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

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

Astronomy: A Fascinating Tour of the Universe

Gerrard/Ashdale Library: Astronomy: A Fascinating Tour of the Universe

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 3:30pm to 7:00pm

Explore the biggest, fastest, brightest and most extreme things in the universe and check out a meteorite petting zoo! Presented by astronomer Tom Vassos.

John Percy

Deer Park Library: Toronto's Astronomical Heritage

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
In this profusely-illustrated, non-technical presentation, you will learn how Toronto became a "centre of the universe" for astronomical research, education, and public outreach, in parallel with the development of our city and our country over the last two centuries.
Bryan Gaensler

Barbara Frum Library: The Dish, the Desert and the Dawn of the Universe

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join University of Toronto's Dr. Bryan Gaensler as he chats about the wonders of the Universe.

Millennium Square

Millennium Square Stargazing (first clear night: Friday or Saturday)

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

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