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Blast Off to Space Day

May 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Let’s explore the stars on May 4 (May the 4th be with you)! Experience the wonders of space through a space station, planetarium shows about where we’ve been and where we’re going, space-themed crafts, and more.

-Build straw rockets outdoors and see how far they can fly
-Planetarium shows running all afternoon
-Make pinhole cameras to make solar observations
-Construct origami space shuttles
-Play with K’Nex Constellations
-Sit down for one or all the shorts featured in NASA’s film festival (1:00PM – 2:30PM & 2:30 – 4:00PM)

Perfect for families and kids.

Download the full program guide.*
*Program subject to change

Admission is $8 for adults; $6 for students/seniors/military; free for kids 4 and under. Members are free. Community members are also welcome to take advantage of Roberson’s Pay It Forward program and get into this event at no charge.


May 4, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Support provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.