Girlstart’s STEM Studio and Mini-Planetarium is a unique space for families to explore astronomy! Starry Nights are held the 1st Thursday of every month (except January, June, July and August), with each month featuring a new astronomy experience and related hands-on activities. All ages are welcome to stop by any time between 5:30pm and 7:00pm. RSVP is recommended; however, it is not required to join us.

Upcoming Starry Nights at Girlstart:

Thursday, December 7, 2017
Featuring Inuit Star Lore Shows

Hands-on activities include:

  • Engineer mini marshmallow igloo structures
  • Make Inuit snow goggles
  • Explore polar bear adaptations
  • Design and decorate your own unique snowflake

Additional activities and resources from our friends at the Austin Astronomical Society.


Thursday, February 1, 2018
Featuring Ancient Chinese Legend Star Shows

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Featuring the Mayan Skies Star Shows

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Featuring Lunar Shows

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Featuring Ancient Egyptian Mythology Star Shows

RSVP for Inuit Star Lore Starry Night

Thursday, December 7, 2017

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