CCBC Planetarium opens fall season with new shows

Sep 27, 2021 | by Lisa Harlow | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.610.3246 (cell)

Community College of Baltimore County is pleased to announce the Benjamin Banneker Planetarium at CCBC Catonsville will open up its fall season Friday and Saturday, Oct. 22 and 23 with two new shows.

“UFOs: Mysteries of the Skies,” will be shown 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday Oct. 22. Join one of the top UFO experts in the country, Rob Swiatek, as well as CCBC/UMBC professor Dr. S. Peter Resta as they discuss this fascinating enigma. This is a two-hour event with a break.

At 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 23, children and families can enjoy “Space Witch.” Follow Tilly Ipswitch and her cat Kit as they fly through space looking for fun around Halloween.

All planetarium shows are FREE and open to the public. Attendance for all shows is by reservation only. Shows are held in Room 030A (Benjamin Banneker Planetarium) located in the Mathematics and Science Hall building at CCBC Catonsville. Please call 443.840.4216 to reserve your seat in advance.

For the complete schedule of Fall 2021 shows, please visit Banneker Planetarium.

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Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to transform their lives and the lives of others. Each year, nearly 50,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online to make their starts, earn degrees, launch and build careers. CCBC offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in such industries as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction and transportation. Designated as the “Best Community College” among the Maryland Daily Record’s 2020 Reader Rankings, CCBC is also nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies and among the nation’s top associate degree producers.

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