Plutopalooza: July 15

Mark your calendars for a special event!  Wednesday, July 15 7:30 pm. – 10 p.m. Whether you believe Pluto is a planet or not – the little world deserves our attention. See live historic footage as the New Horizon Spacecraft swings by the dwarf planet.  New Horizons spacecraft has been flying at a record speed Read More …

Moonlight Cafe at Kopernik August 1

Looking for something different to do on a Saturday night? Fly to the moon and mingle under the stars at this adults-only evening at the Kopernik Observatory. The education center is transformed into the Moonlight Café for a special event where you enjoy fresh-brewed coffee, tea, and delicious desserts in conjunction with a fascinating introduction Read More …

Wendy’s Walk for Kids

Join Kopernik on Sunday, August 30 as we participate in the Wendy’s Walk for Kids at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open. All funds raised in 2015 will be equally distributed to: The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Kopernik, MHAST (the Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier), and Our Space at Rec Park. The goal of Read More …

Pre-K Science: KoperniKids Starts July 18

Join us for the KoperniKids program, a kid-friendly approach to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) exploration designed especially for children 3 to 6 years old. Each session will offer fun, hands-on learning with a different set of activities, experiments, and songs that will encourage your child to participate in the wonderful world of science, Read More …