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, September 7, 2017
Featuring Ancient Greek Mythology Star Shows

Hands-on activities include:

  • Harness the power of mechanical energy to build and race your own chariot
  • Investigate how Ancient Greeks used natural materials to create clothing dyes
  • Explore animal adaptations and create your own mythological creature
  • Channel Zeus’s lightning and design a lightning-proof house

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


Thursday, October 5, 2017
Featuring Solar System and Galaxy Star Shows

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Featuring Native American Mythology Star Shows

Thursday, December 7, 2017
Featuring Inuit Star Shows

RSVP for Ancient Greek Mythology Starry Night

Thursday, September 7, 2017

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