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.

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.

Schedule of Summer Shows (as of 06/03/2019)

You may download a PDF of planetarium summer shows scheduled as of June 3, 2019 (below). This is the same handout that Mr. Williams provided to students the last two days of school.

Added Show in July

A show was added for Wednesday, July 24,2019. You should be here from 10:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. They are eating and shopping 11:00 to noon, then the program noon to 1:00.

MayDay Show

An evening show has been added for Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Be here at 5:45 p.m. until about 8:00 p.m.

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