Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

They Had a Dream: Honoring Women of Color in Space Exploration

January 17, 2022
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Whitaker Center is hosting this space-themed day featuring the film, Hidden Figures, and the women of color who paved the way in space travel.  The ticket for the day will include viewing the film and hands-on activities and exploration of the Harsco Science Center and STEM Design Studios for all participants. 

 The schedule for the day is as follows:

  • 9:30 am -3:00 pm Science Center exploration and activities
  • 10:00 am and 1:00 pm Hidden Figures showtimes
Space Fun Activities:
  • Designing a Mars Rover with Cubelets
  • Exploring constellations
  • Creating a telescope
  • Photo opportunity for your astronaut
  • Variety of astronomy videos on our Science on a Sphere
  • More exciting stations available for all ages!

Ticket Price:

$12 non-members | $8 members

Everyone 3 years of age and older must purchase a ticket.  Members who want to visit only Harsco Science Center on January 17th may check in at the Box Office with their membership card for entry.

Masks are strongly encouraged for all guests attending Harsco Science Center and Select Medical Digital CInema.  Masks are required for all guests who are unvaccinated. 

If inquiring about complimentary admission with an ACCESS card, please contact  education@whitakercenter.org  to discuss the registation process.

 This exciting day is made possible by the new Space Education Fund to support space-related programming and activities at Whitaker Center. R. Timothy and Mary Webber Weston have generously provided the gift to launch this fund.


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