SPACED OUT! SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Events, times and locations may change due to circumstances beyond our control. Please visit this page regularly for any updates.
SPACED OUT! ART EXHIBIT
See the wonderful variety of SPACED OUT! art on display now through July 15 in the main hallway of The Hub.
Thank you to our sponsors for their enthusiastic support!
SPACED OUT! QUEST on PETERSON AFB
When: May 7 – 15
Practice ALL SEVEN of Retired Astronaut Scott Kelly’s tips for dealing with isolation with ONE activity—Letterboxing!
Follow a Schedule but Pace Yourself • Go Outside • Get a Hobby • Keep a Journal
Take Time to Connect • Listen to Experts • Know We Are All Connected
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to “travel” to each of the planets to discover facts about them and our own little cosmos, Peterson-Schriever Garrison. Prepare for liftoff with friends, family, or coworkers and gather QR Codes along the way for virtual fun.
Pick up Mission Log & first challenge at the Library or Youth Center. Bring completed logs to Library to receive a space capsule of goodies. Bonus – Get your steps in & a FREE T-shirt for this year’s America’s Kids Run at the same time!
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 8
Where: Base Library
Take a Saturday stroll over to the Library for some Sidewalk Astronomy with CS Astronomical Society. Solar Telescoping with galactic guru Dave Warner is a gas…and the closest you can get to staring directly at the sun without being reprimanded by your Optometrist! Check him out here!
MAGIC AND A MOVIE
When: 5-8 p.m. Saturday, May 8
Where: Youth Center Gym – FLOOR SEATING – BYOBlankets!
5 p.m. – Join Magician (and Senior Instructor for USSPACECOM), Astro-nut “Buzz” Black on a magical journey to planet Mars! Children of all ages will delight in this STEM magic show that blends comedy, illusion, and science.
6 p.m. – After the magic, stick around for a movie and munchies! Enjoy a big screen showing of “Hidden Figures,” while chowing down on a family snack pack from outer space. Rated PG for Thematic Elements, Some Language. Run time is 2h 7m. Click here to see the official trailer.
STAR PARTY & FOLKLORE
When: 8-10 p.m. Friday, May 14
Where: Silver Spruce Golf Course Driving Range
Count your lucky stars with CS Astronomical Society as celestial savant Dave Warner takes us on a green laser pointer tour of the night sky and regales with folktales. Check him out here! Need a not-quite-midnight snack? Carnival candies that twinkle, twinkle little taste buds will be available for purchase.
When: 9-10:30 a.m. and 12-1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15
Where: STARBASE Peterson Academy
IMAGINE a world beyond your own solar system and CREATE it with the helping hands of STARBASE Peterson Academy. The possibilities are as infinite as the cosmos! But class slots are limited due to social distancing. Class maximum of 8 students (Grades 1-6) and minimum of 3 registrants.