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March Programs at William Brish Planetarium

Posted March 11, 2019

HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 11, 2019) – The William Brish Planetarium of Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) presents exciting and informative public programs in March. On Tuesday, March 12, Planetary Visions begins at 5:30 p.m. The interactive program is an exploration of the solar system and is geared to an audience of all ages, including elementary school students. The second program that night is Supervolcanoes, starting at 7:00, geared to a general audience. The program, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, looks back at eruptions beneath the surface of the planet Earth and at giant volcanic eruptions around the solar system.

The programs on Tuesday, March 26 are Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda at 5:30 for an elementary-age and general audience and Oasis in Space for a general audience at 7 p.m.

An admission fee of $3 is charged adults, $2 for students and children, with a $10 maximum cost for families.  Cash and personal checks are accepted, but no credit cards. Senior citizens with a WCPS Gold Card will be admitted free. Space is limited and tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. All programs include a tour of the current night sky and last between 45 – 60 minutes.

The William Brish Planetarium is located at 820 Commonwealth Avenue, Hagerstown, MD.