APS Weekend Events
Arlington Public Schools
- Fridays – 7:30-8:30 pm
- Saturdays – 7:30-8:30 pm
- Sundays – 1:30-4:00 pm
For these regularly scheduled weekend shows, simply come to the Planetarium 15-20 minutes before the start of the show. Seating is first come, first served, and no advance reservations are necessary. Sky theater has a 60 seat capacity. Once full capacity is reached, the doors will be closed.
First Mondays, 7:30–9:00pm
“The Stars Tonight” – Interactive talk about the night sky over the month ahead. Telescopic observation outside after show, weather permitting.
Admission for APS shows is $3/adults, $2/kids and seniors. The details are on the "Now Playing" page: www.apsva.us/Page/2715
Please visit http://www.apsva.us/planetarium for more information.
Special Weekend Events
the Friends of Arlington’s Planetarium
The Friends of the Planetarium will be organizing and hosting public programs for one weekend each month during the 2012-2013 school year. We've chosen themes for each month, and all the activities or presentations for a given weekend will be related in some way to the chosen theme. Please visit our home page for advance reservations through Eventbrite.com. Ticketing will begin a week or two prior to the dates shown below.
October 19-21: Screening of “The City Dark”
November 16-18: Climate change
February 8-10: Astronomy: Women in Science
March 15-17: Dinosaurs & Fossils
April 12-14: Earth Science
May 17-19: Astronomy
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All programs will be presented in the Arlington Planetarium unless otherwise indicated.
The David M Brown Planetarium is located at 1426 N. Quincy St., Arlington, VA 22207, between N. 14th and N. 15th Streets, next to the Arlington Education Center and the Washington-Lee High School Aquatic Center. Parking is available in lots adjacent to the building, along N. Quincy Street, and in the I-66/Washington-Lee High School parking structure, with access from N. 15th and from N. Stafford Streets.
The Planetarium is equidistant to the Virginia Square and Ballston Metro stations - each is about a 12 minute walk (0.6 mile).
1426 N. Quincy St., Arlington, VA 22207