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Kids

Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

Travel with the brother-sister duo, Jack and Annie, in their Magic Treehouse, as they discover a note that asks them to answer a series of six questions about space. With the help of an astronomer, the Internet, an astronaut, books and the writer of the mysterious note, Jack and Annie are taken on a wondrous journey of adventure and learning. This exciting voyage will carry visitors to the planets and far out into the Universe! Based on the popular book series by Mary Pope Osborne.

We Are Astronomers

Do you know what an astronomer does? We Are Astronomers reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. See how technologies such as the Large Hadron Collider, the observatories of Chile and the Hubble Space Telescope work and how they are used by teams around the world in this entertaining planetarium show. This show is narrated by former Dr Who star David Tennant and is a visually stunning tour of contemporary astronomy! The program includes a tour of the night sky visible here in Maine.

We Are Astronomers

Do you know what an astronomer does? We Are Astronomers reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. See how technologies such as the Large Hadron Collider, the observatories of Chile and the Hubble Space Telescope work and how they are used by teams around the world in this entertaining planetarium show. This show is narrated by former Dr Who star David Tennant and is a visually stunning tour of contemporary astronomy! The program includes a tour of the night sky visible here in Maine.

Mars 1001

An international crew is about to embark on the first interplanetary journey in history, the first manned mission to the surface of Mars! Science reporter Miles O’Brien is reporting while events unfold for the crew on their daring 1001 day long mission. Witness firsthand their brave attempts to put human footprints on Mars and return safely to Earth. This journey will be extending our knowledge of Mars and will be determining whether or not mankind has a future among the stars. Experience the thrill of the grandest mission of exploration ever undertaken – humans going to Mars!

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Join two children on a magical journey through the Solar System, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the Solar System.

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure. Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They explore the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun and the Moon. Along the way, they learn how the sky we see is shared by many people around the world. Children attending the show can interact as they watch, drawing constellations and counting the time it takes the sun to set.

Phantom of the Universe

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment, Phantom of the Universe immerses audiences in the search for dark matter. Explore this mysterious matter and how we are using discoveries at the Large Hadron Collider to get closer to discovering the true nature of Dark Matter.

Cosmic Recipe

The famous astronomer Carl Sagan once said: “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” Though that may sound crazy, Sagan was onto something BIG! Want to know what? Pull up a chair at our Planetarium’s Periodic Table and learn the cosmic recipes that created everything in our world – even us! Discover how the Big Bang cooked up everyday elements such as the calcium in our teeth, the silicon in our smart phones, and even the carbon in our apple pies in The Cosmic Recipe.

Teen Whitewater Rafting Trip

Spend the day rafting on the Kennebec River with Northeast Whitewater! A BBQ lunch and life-long memories are included! Participants will leave Bangor Parks & Recreation at 7:30AM (7:00AM Check in) and have a full adventurous day enjoying one of Maine’s greatest summer activities- Whitewater Rafting! This is a rain or shine event! Please dress in water appropriate clothing and pack a change of clothes for the ride home! https://www.facebook.com/events/2189642427795097/

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty Presented by Bossov Ballet Theatre Hampden Academy Performing Arts Center 89 Western Ave., Hampden, Maine July 26 at 7:00 PM July 27 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM Ticket Prices: (Advance Purchase/At the door rate) $18/20 Adult $15/17 Youth/Senior $50/60 Family pack (two children, two adults) www.mci-school.org/bbt-tickets or call 207-487-4454 ext 113 Experience the fairytale magic of one of the most beautiful and beloved ballets.

2019 Summer Show Choir Camp

Visit burnsmusicstudio.com to register Monday through Thursday Grades 2-5: 10:00am-12:00pm $85.00 plus $10.00 facility fee Grades 6-8: 12:00pm-4:00pm $180.00 plus $10.00 facility fee Grades 9-advanced: 12:00pm-4:00pm $180.00 plus $10.00 facility fee Fridays Showcase Schedule Grades 2-5 – 2:00 call all others 10:00 call with a showcase at 3:30. Suggested $5.00 donation at the door supports Burns Music Studio enrichment and summer scholarship and internship programming. Email: burnsmusiclessons@gmail.com Phone: 207-944-5832 Tina Burns – Administrative Director/Vocals Philip Burns – Managing Director/Music Director/Movement Daniel Perkins – Director/Choreographer Show Choir camp is held at the Brewer Performing Arts Center. Please do not call their offices for informat...

Backpack Giveaway

Get a free backpack with school supplies! Join us on July 21st for a fun day of celebrating the Back-to-School season! We will be giving free backpacks to kids headed back to school! Backpacks will be passed out on a first-come, first-served basis on Sunday, July 21 at 1pm (while supplies last). No purchases necessary, just good community fun. Child must be present to receive backpack.