Events Listed As Family Activities

Friday, December 19, 2014
5 p.m.
The Universe OverheadThis live planetarium presentation focuses on both the beauty of the night sky and a deeper understanding of what it means. How far away are the stars? Are stars and the Earth part of something even larger? Where do we fit into all of this?
6:30 p.m.
Christmas StarCan the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible, have a natural explanation? Can the star be explained as a nova or an unusual alignment of the planets? Potential natural explanations for the star of Bethlehem will be discussed along with some recent ideas.
8 p.m.
Straight No Chaser: Happy Hour TourIf the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on ivied campuses... think again. Straight No Chaser (SNC) are neither strait-laced nor straight-faced, but neither are they vaudeville-style kitsch.