Space in the Community

Thursday, August 10 | 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


5:30 p.m. Arrival

5:45 p.m. | Space Talks
6:15 p.m. | Dinner (after completing “Spaceport Passport”)


6:30 p.m. Arrival

6:45 p.m. | Space Talks
7:15 p.m. | Dinner (after completing “Spaceport Passport”)



For the first 300 guests to RSVP, in partnership with Charles County Public Schools, the James E. Richmond Science Center, and the Space Foundation.

Join the Science Center and the Space Foundation to celebrate science and space! During this FREE event, you’ll be able to explore all the Science Center has to offer, including hands-on science activities, NOAA Science On a Sphere, Planetarium presentations, fulldome movies, and Space Talks. Dinner will be provided for free after completing a “Spaceport Passport” and served at 6:15 and 7:15 p.m. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. Limited vegetarian options available, on a first-come basis.

Event Features

Space Talks | Space Foundation | 5:45 p.m. • 6:45 p.m.

Dinner | 6:15 p.m. • 7:15 p.m.

Hands-on Science Activities | Throughout evening

Fulldome Movies | Throughout evening

Science On a Sphere Presentations | Throughout evening