Nearly every month throughout the year, GLAS (Geneva Lakes Astophysics and STEAM) holds public observing events in the Geneva Lake area. Enjoy the constellations, wonder at the many celestial objects visible through our portable telescopes, and explore astronomy-related activities. Star parties are held regardless of weather.
Thursdays June 27, July 25 and August 29, 2019. The doors open at 7pm and the activities will run until 10 pm!
You can save money by registering online now by clicking the button below!
Online Registration: $10 per ticket or $28 for a family pass (2 adults and up to 4 children under 18)
Day of Registration: $12 per ticket or $32 for a family pass (2 adults and up to 4 children under 18)
Thursday June 27, 2019: Black Holes Event - Black holes have been quite a source of wonder for over a century now and have gone through quite the transformation. Over the past 100 years the advancement in technology coupled with the evolving theories has led to the first photograph of a black hole! GLAS Education is now offering people a chance to learn more about them while enjoying the night sky with telescopes, planetarium shows, and hands on activities at the Riviera Ballroom in downtown Lake Geneva!
Thursday, July 25, 2019: Apollo Anniversary Event - July 20, 1969 was the first time humans ever step foot on the moon. Now, 50 years later, that accomplishment still stands as one of the greatest feats ever achieved. Come celebrate with GLAS Education as we look back at that historic moment and have fun exploring all of the aspects that made that mission possible!
Thursday, August 29, 2019: Space Travel Event - The Apollo 11 mission marks one of the greatest achievements in human history, but we didn't stop there. Since 1969 there have been multiple other manned missions to the Moon and unmanned missions to other planets in our solar system. In the near future we could be talking about the first humans to step foot on Mars! Learn more about the history of space travel and the future with GLAS Education while enjoying the wonders of the night sky.