Public Events

PLEASE NOTE:

Public Nights for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester have been cancelled to comply with the college's policy regarding COVID-19.

Until the end of summer 2021, visitors at any time of day or night must park in "Visitor Parking" next to the west entry in the map below (owing to Science Center construction).

Public nights are free and will be held regardless of weather conditions. No reservations are required.

Children must be supervised by their grownups.

If you are visiting us for a Whitin Night, please know that the Observatory driveway and circle are closed to vehicles after sunset.  Please see this link for directions and information about parking.

 

Spring 2020 (see previous events on Facebook)

Talks and activities happen at the scheduled time, rain or shine, and telescopic observing only if skies are clear. 

  • Saturday, February 22, 7-9 pm
    • ​Theme: Mars
  • CANCELLED: Saturday, March 14, 7-9 pm
    • ​Theme: Music of the Spheres with special performances by the Tupelos
  • CANCELLED: Friday, April 10, 7-9 pm
    • Theme: Recognizing the "Harvard Computers" in collaboration with Wellesley College Theatre