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June 2020

Juno @ Jupiter Virtual Event – Charles W Brown Planetarium

June 5 @ 11:00 am
free

Join us as we check out what NASA’s Juno spacecraft is telling us about the largest planet in our Solar System. Instruments on Juno are revealing swirling clouds, intense aurora, and deep weather systems - including information on the Great Red Spot. Underneath its dense cloud cover, Jupiter may hold some of the answers to the fundamental processes and conditions that governed our Solar System during its formation. Come learn what we are discovering during this virtual event.

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The Radio JOVE Project at Ball State Virtual Event

June 12 @ 11:00 am

Students at Ball State are working with the astronomer, Dr. Todd Vaccaro, to build and use a "Decametric Radio Telescope" through NASA's Radio JOVE Project. This project engages students, allowing them to observe and analyze natural radio emissions of celestial objects like Jupiter, the Sun, and our galaxy. Come learn more about this project and why Jupiter is of such great interest to radio astronomers. Watch live at www.facebook.com/brownplanetarium/live on Friday, June 12 at 11 am ET. Can't catch it live? Visit…

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#YourUniverse Online Series | Saturn – Charles W Brown Planetarium

June 15

Join us online as we explore a different astronomical object in #YourUniverse every week. In this case, we will be taking two weeks to explore planet Saturn.!You and your loved ones can follow along with any of our social media accounts: Facebook @BrownPlanetarium · Twitter @BSUPlanetarium · Instagram @BrownPlanetariumWith posts every day, you will learn about space, partake in trivia and activities, and even have the chance to join us in hangout sessions where you can ask your space questions…

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The Rings of Saturn & Beyond Live Virtual Event – Charles W Brown Planetarium

June 19 @ 11:00 am

Saturn’s rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they still present many questions. In 2004, the Cassini spacecraft reached Saturn and sent back volumes of data to help answer these questions. Learn the history of the discovery of Saturn’s rings and explore the many features seen by the Cassini spacecraft and others during this live event.Watch live at www.facebook.com/brownplanetarium/live on Friday, June 19 at…

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Final Friday – Online! – David Owsley Museum of Art

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join emcees C.S. Hendershot and Michael A. Mares for a virtual PechaKucha experience inspired by the David Owsley Museum of Art’s Final Fridays. People have often asked for a summer “Final Friday” experience, so we are trying something new! Hear the same inspiring talks – this time on Facebook Live. Stay for music and video collages by DJ Jannell inspired by summer and the themes of bridges and borders, and celebrate art and community! 7 pm Online Summer PechaKucha Talks…

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#YourUniverse Online Series | Uranus & Neptune – Charles W Brown Planetarium

June 29

Join us online as we explore a different astronomical object in #YourUniverse every week. In this case, we will be exploring planets Uranus and Neptune!You and your loved ones can follow along with any of our social media accounts: Facebook @BrownPlanetarium · Twitter @BSUPlanetarium · Instagram @BrownPlanetarium. With posts every day, you will learn about space, partake in trivia and activities, and even have the chance to join us in hangout sessions where you can ask your space questions live.…

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September 2020

Constellation Crew -Charles W Brown Planetarium – FACEBOOK LIVE

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University - Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky. Find out how you can spot each constellation on a clear night and learn what’s lurking in the darkness between the stars. www.facebook.com/BrownPlanetarium/live

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That One Film Festival – Moved to Online

September 11 - September 12

"Just tune in to our Vimeo livestream on Friday between 5:45 PM and 9:30 PM and Saturday between 11:45 AM and 10:00 PM by clicking on the "Live Stream" button at thatonefilmfestival.com." This September 11th and 12th marks the return of That One Film Festival, Muncie’s own biennial experimental film festival. The two-day event will be a free livestreaming event available online where viewers can participate in the livestream content. Some programs in the film festival are PG-13 or R for language and adult content.  The two-day event is…

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Constellation Crew -Charles W Brown Planetarium – FACEBOOK LIVE

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University - Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky. Find out how you can spot each constellation on a clear night and learn what’s lurking in the darkness between the stars. www.facebook.com/BrownPlanetarium/live

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Constellation Crew -Charles W Brown Planetarium – FACEBOOK LIVE

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University - Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky. Find out how you can spot each constellation on a clear night and learn what’s lurking in the darkness between the stars. www.facebook.com/BrownPlanetarium/live

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Constellation Crew -Charles W Brown Planetarium – FACEBOOK LIVE

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University - Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky. Find out how you can spot each constellation on a clear night and learn what’s lurking in the darkness between the stars. www.facebook.com/BrownPlanetarium/live

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A Day of Play! – Muncie Children’s Museum – FACEBOOK LIVE

September 26 - October 1

Grab your family or friends and join us in completing a list of challenges—both fun and educational—that bring the Muncie Children’s Museum to you! We’ll kick it off via Facebook live at 11am! Participants can pick up their clues and supplies at MCM from 12-3 (drive-thru) and then have 6 days to complete 10 challenges (at home & fun locations). Throughout the challenge, participants can wear their event t-shirts, take a selfie or video when completing challenges and share to…

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October 2020

The Fall 2020 Muncie YART – A Yard Sale for Art

October 1 - October 15

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak in Muncie, the Fall 2020 Muncie YART - a Yard Sale for Art - has gone online! All Art is under $40! All Art is welcome! All YART Artists handle their own sales! SALE goes LIVE on October 1st!

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Constellation Crew -Charles W Brown Planetarium – FACEBOOK LIVE

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University - Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky. Find out how you can spot each constellation on a clear night and learn what’s lurking in the darkness between the stars. www.facebook.com/BrownPlanetarium/live

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Constellation Crew -Charles W Brown Planetarium – FACEBOOK LIVE

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University - Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky. Find out how you can spot each constellation on a clear night and learn what’s lurking in the darkness between the stars. www.facebook.com/BrownPlanetarium/live

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Online Laughter Yoga hosted by the David Owsley Museum of Art

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cindy Cash, Certified Laughter Yoga Specialist, presents Laughter Yoga with humorous art. This online session will help demonstrate how to strengthen your immune system with yoga breathing techniques. Anyone can join this low impact aerobic exercise. Audio needed, video optional; no mats or other special equipment required other than your laughter. Register at https://commerce.cashnet.com/BALL_EMS023... by October 14 to receive the Zoom meeting link via email before the program. This session is in partnership with Working Well at Ball State University.

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Constellation Crew -Charles W Brown Planetarium – FACEBOOK LIVE

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, repeating until November 20, 2020

Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University - Join our crew of Ball State students Fridays at 6:30pm on Facebook Live and explore a constellation in your night sky. Find out how you can spot each constellation on a clear night and learn what’s lurking in the darkness between the stars. www.facebook.com/BrownPlanetarium/live

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Halloween: Celestial Origins, a 360 degree virtual experience

October 18 - October 31

Missing the Brown Planetarium? Love our Halloween program? This year, you can watch it on YouTube 360 as if you were inside our planetarium at Ball State. Just click the link below and enjoy! https://youtu.be/KYdpBc5h51A Learn the history of Halloween and see how it fits into the seasons as a “cross-quarter day” during this 360 degree experience from Ball State University, the Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts, and the Brown Planetarium. The program highlights an original script by Dayna Thompson…

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Express Talk: New Views of Art by Women

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Join Denise Mahoney, DOMA registrar and collection manager, for an online talk on the work of Margo Hoff and others in the current special exhibition "20/20: Twenty Women Artists of the Twentieth Century." Register here: https://commerce.cashnet.com/BALL_EMS023... by October 19 to receive a link to the event via email.

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