Accidental Astronauts


Skies over Michigan

In My Backyard


Pink Floyd Light Show

Walk-through Museum - School

Galactic Goo

Marker Robots

First Friday

Under Construction


Build a cool marble maze, play with construction toys in the sandbox, use magnets to sort hardware, and use tools to build structures.

Violent Universe

Build Your Own Ecosystem

Take-Out: Sound

Take-Out: Build Your Own Ecosystem

Take-Out: Galactic Goo

Ooky Spooky Light Show

Walk-through Museum - Group/Other

SpacePark 360

Cosmic Christmas

Portable - Perfect Little Planet

Portable - Skies Over MI

Lil Sweeties Dance

We Are Stars

Ancient Greece

Stone Age Adventures

Art in the Lab: Space Art

Art in the Lab: Bubble Art

Take-Out: Art in the Lab: Bubbles

Queen Light Show

Overnight: Adventures in Science

Overnight: Flowers

Trivia Night

Sensory-Friendly Dinosaurs

Space School

Galentines Day

Tea Service

Dinosaur Discovery


Work together to build a Box-A-Saurus, make a fossil model, and build your own dinosaur ecosystem model to take home.

Hands-On Math

Teddy Bear Picnic


Bring your favorite stuffed friend for a Teddy Bear picnic in the Longway Planetarium garden! Go on a garden hunt, make lemonade to drink, and play Teddy Bear games.

Kinderscience Camp: Tinker Time


Practice your building skills! Build a tall tower out of boxes. Use rubber bands and a peg board to make amazing shapes. Make a shadow monster that moves, along with other fun building activities. This camp will offer opportunities for structured activities and free choice play. Caring adults are welcome to stay and play.

Things Your Parents Wouldn't Let You Do at Home


Come have fun with the messy side of science! Make a pea shooter and play with light switches. Paint with spray bottles and fly swatters and play with your milk!

Upcycled Construction


Mailing tubes, newspaper, boxes, and tools—use found objects and your imagination to build tall towers!

Crazy Contraptions


Make a variety of moving contraptions! Make a scrub brush monster, a marshmallow launcher, and other fun creations.

Animal Adventures


Explore the animal world while learning about ecosystems and adaptations. Find camouflaged caterpillars, go on a bug hunt, and build a model habitat for a bear, along with other fun activities.

Math Laughs


Have fun with the playful side of math! Go on a measure hunt, create your own math game to take home, and make a beautiful piece of math art.

Longwarts Bewitching Science


Explore the world of wizardry, design your own wand, and create magical spells and potions.

Lets Get Medieval


Step back in time to explore knights of the Middle Ages. Learn how to become a knight and design your own suit of armor for battle.

STEM Explorations Camp


Kids will explore the following science, technology, engineering, and math topics:

  • Energy: Light, shadows, colors, sound, and more! Build shadow sculptures and mix colors of light. Engineer a better string telephone.
  • Build-It Challenge: Try your hand at a variety of “Build-It Challenges” including a Lego free-build.
  • Space Day: Explore the solar system and beyond with fast-paced and fun hands-on STEM activities.
  • Life in the Lake: Turn Longway Planetarium’s Family Science Room into a Great Lake model while investigating the ecosystems that support life in the lake.

Maker Lab Free Build

Plants: Facts Vs. Myths

Viking Model Rockets

Alpha Omega Girls Camp: Garden Exploration

Rat Dissection

Weeds and Seed

Life of Trees

Adult Game Night

Dinosaurs Unearthed

Dino-Craft and Story Time

Every second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

July 14 | August 11 | September 8 | October 13 | November 10 | December 8

Join us for a morning of dinosaur fun! Make a dinosaur craft and listen to a dinosaur story. Includes admission to Dinosaurs Unearthed! Advance ticket reservations are required. For more information, call 810-237-3427.

Edge of Darkness

Dancing With Dino's

Donuts with Dino's