‘Scopes In The City
Adler astronomers and educators are bringing the museum—and the Universe—a little closer to you! With ‘Scopes in the City, Adler astronomers and staff lead free telescope observing programs in Chicago neighborhoods. Depending on the dates, times and locations of the ‘Scopes in the City events, attendees may be able to observe the Sun, Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, and more!
For more information about ‘Scopes in the City, visit our FAQ!
Interested in Hosting?
Our ‘Scopes in the City schedule is full for 2019. Check out where we’ll be below! We are now accepting suggestions for locations & dates in 2020. To be considered, please fill out this form.
The Adler Planetarium is grateful to our founding donor the Petrovich Family Foundation, as well as U.S. Bank for supporting ‘Scopes in the City.
'SCOPES IN THE CITY SCHEDULE
|May 13, 2019||Kellogg Elementary School, Chicago, IL||8:00 – 9:00 pm|
|May 17, 2019||Sand Ridge Nature Center, Forest Preserve District of Cook County, South Holland, IL||7:30 – 9:00 pm|
|June 1, 2019||Solemn Oath Brewery’s Oath Day*, Naperville, IL||4:00 – 10:00 pm|
|June 7, 2019||Plank Road Taproom, Elgin, IL||9:00 – 10:30 pm|
|July 12, 2019||West Lawn Branch, Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL||1:00 – 2:30 pm|
|July 19, 2019||Solemn Oath Brewery, Naperville, IL||9:00 – 10:30 pm|
|July 19, 2019||Thurgood Marshall Branch, Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL||1:00 – 2:30 pm|
|July 25, 2019||5 Rabbit Cerveceria, Bedford Park, IL||8:30 – 9:45 pm|
|July 26, 2019||Wrightwood-Ashburn Branch, Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL||1:00 – 2:30 pm|
|July 29, 2019||Two Brothers Roadhouse, Aurora, IL||9:00 – 10:00 pm|
|August 2, 2019||Kelly Branch, Chicago Library, Chicago, IL||1:00 – 2:30 pm|
|August 7, 2019||Warrenville Public Library, Warrenville, IL||7:30 – 8:30 pm|
|August 9, 2019||Coleman Branch, Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL||1:00 – 2:30 pm|
|August 29, 2019||Oak Park Telescope Night, Oak Park, IL||8:00 – 9:00 pm|
|September 6, 2019||Back to School with STEM and the Stars 2 at Eisenhower Academy, Joliet, IL||5:30 – 7:30 pm|
|September 10, 2019||Dovetail Taproom, Chicago, IL||7:30 – 9:00 pm|
|September 21, 2019||Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, St. Charles, IL||8:00 – 9:00 pm|
|September 23, 2019||Fall Equinox on the 606, Chicago, IL||7:15 – 9:00 pm|
|September 25, 2019||Chinatown Library, Chicago, IL||7:00 – 8:00 pm|
|October 18, 2019||Stars, Stories, and S’mores, Erickson Woods, Winnetka, IL||5:00 – 8:00 pm|
|November 15, 2019||Stories, and S’mores, Caldwell Woods Warming Shelter, Chicago,IL||5:00 – 8:00 pm|
|December 6, 2019||Stars, Stories, and S’mores, Swallow Cliff Woods, Palos Park, IL||5:00 – 8:00 pm|
*Tickets are required for this event. Purchase your ticket here.