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February 2021

Sirens of Mars book cover

The Sirens of Mars—Book Talk with the Author

Thursday 02/04/2021
$10 – $15

Johnson tells the story of how she and other researchers have scoured Mars for signs of life, transforming the planet from a distant point of light into a world of its own.

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Space Fest: Life in Space, purple nebula overlaid with simple organisms

Space Fest 2021: Friday

Friday 02/05/2021
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Free

Join us for our annual celebration of the cosmos, Friday and Saturday! Take an adventure from your own home as we explore astrobiology with the researchers and scientists who investigate life throughout the universe.

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Space Trivia Night

Space Trivia Night

Friday 02/05/2021
$5 – $7

It’s the Bell’s first ever trivia night! Gather a group of friends virtually or register solo for an evening of cosmic questions and stellar competition. Bell Museum planetarium staff will lead everyone through several rounds of trivia, with an intermission to create a special cocktail/mocktail. Out-of-this-world prizes will be given to the winning team and individual!

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Space Fest: Life in Space (water bear superimposed on colorful nebula)

Space Fest 2021: Saturday

Saturday 02/06/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

Join us for our annual celebration of the cosmos, Friday and Saturday! Take an adventure from your own home as we explore astrobiology with the researchers and scientists who investigate life throughout the universe.

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Actress portraying Caroline Herschel, starry background

History Science Theatre Live: Caroline Herschel

Saturday 02/06/2021
Free

Johnson tells the story of how she and other researchers have scoured Mars for signs of life, transforming the planet from a distant point of light into a world of its own.

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Sketching supplies

Intro to Nature Journaling

Thursday 02/11/2021
$30 – $40

Join the Bell Museum for a three-part, virtual exploration of the art of nature journaling right where you are—from the most urban to the most rural of settings. Whether you’re alone or with a group, you can take advantage of this opportunity to pause, connect with nature, build a sense of place, and embark on a journey of discovery.

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image of Perseverance rover

Star Party – Virtual Mars Edition

Friday 02/19/2021
Free

Joining us tonight as a special co-host is Derek Demeter from the Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College of Florida. He has a passion for teaching people about the wonders of the universe, and his astrophotography work has earned a place on NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day website. We’ll be looking at the winter sky through our telescopes and talking about the recent mission to Mars with the Perseverance Rover.

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night sky with perseid meteor shower

Minnesota Night Skies in March (online event)

Monday 02/22/2021
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

There’s never been a better time to head outside and explore the starry skies! Join our planetarium educators on Facebook Live as they answer your questions and take you on a journey of what’s currently visible in the evening skies. 

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March 2021

The night sky off the North Shore of Lake Superior

Minnesota Night Skies in April (online event)

Monday 03/29/2021
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

There’s never been a better time to head outside and explore the starry skies! Join our planetarium educators on Facebook Live as they answer your questions and take you on a journey of what’s currently visible in the evening skies. 

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