Merrillville Community Planetarium
Bringing the Universe to the Merrillville Schools and Northwest Indiana

Planetarium Club News

Information for Planetarium Staff


Important Information:

  • These web pages containing information for Student Assistants and their families regarding the Planetarium Club.
  • Now that school has begun, check back here for announcements about shows added, cancelled, or changed this fall.

All Planetarium Shows and Club Activities Cancelled Through May 1, 2020

As a result of the coronavirus and COVID-19, all Indiana schools — including the Merrillville Schools — are closed through May 1, 2020.

The Group Show for Thursday, February 6, 2020 Has Cancelled

The group show for Thursday, February 6, 2020 has cancelled by the group. Student Assistants were asked to be at the planetarium from 4:15 to 5:45p.m. Do not come to the planetarium tonight.

Group Show for Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Is Cancelled

The group show for Tuesday, February 4, 2020 has cancelled by the group. Student Assistants were asked to be at the planetarium from 5:15 to 7:45p.m. Do not come to the planetarium tonight.

Shows Cancelled for Monday, November 11, 2019

Coolspring Elementary School from Michigan City, Indiana, has cancelled their two planetarium shows for today (Monday, November 11, 2019) due to snow.

GLPA Conference Parent Meeting

GLPA Conference Parent Meeting

3rd week of Student Assistant training is complete!

3rd week of Student Assistant training is complete!

Monday Night Show

Monday, July 29th show has been cancelled.

Shows On July 23, 24 & 28

Tuesday you will need to be there at 12:45 till 2:15. Wednesday's show is from 10:45 to 1:15. The group is eating and shopping between 11 and 12, so we may get out earlier.

Changes in Show Schedule Due to No Air Conditioning

The planetarium's air conditioning is broken and it probably won't fixed until August. Many groups have cancelled their visits. However, some groups and the public shows are going on as scheduled.

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