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The Queen Light Show: From Mercury With Love

Date: Friday, September 17 from 8:00 pm to 8:45 pm

Last Updated: August 14th, 2021

Location: Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503

Hosted By: Sloan Museum


Event Details: Event Type: Family,Music,Planetarium Show Institute: Longway Planetarium Link: https://sloanlongway.org/queenlightshow/ Longway Planetarium breathes new life into the classic rock light show format with an original production set to the music of Queen. Experience 10 of Queen’s greatest hits, including favorites like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Another One Bites The Dust," and "You’re My Best Friend."


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The Accidental Astronauts

Date: Saturday, September 18 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm

Last Updated: August 14th, 2021

Location: Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503

Hosted By: Sloan Museum


Event Details: Event Type: Family,Planetarium Show Institute: Longway Planetarium Link: https://sloanlongway.org/accidentalastronauts/ Follow the adventures of Sy, Annie, and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space! Explore the Earth, Sun and Moon system with a wise-cracking starship computer. Follow an asteroid as it crashes into the Moon and bounce along the lunar surface. Get up close and personal with a solar storm, and gain a new appreciation of our home planet. Recommended for ages 3-8.


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We Are Stars

Date: Saturday, September 18 from 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

Last Updated: August 16th, 2021

Location: Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503

Hosted By: Sloan Museum


Event Details: Event Type: Family,Planetarium Show,Science Institute: Longway Planetarium Link: https://sloanlongway.org/we-are-stars/ What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe by following the formation of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis. Great for ages 10 and older.


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Skies Over Michigan

Date: Saturday, September 18 from 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Last Updated: August 16th, 2021

Location: Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503

Hosted By: Sloan Museum


Event Details: Event Type: Family,Film,Planetarium Show,Science Institute: Longway Planetarium Link: http://67766.blackbaudhosting.com/67766/tickets?tab=3&txobjid=44aa34db-64a2-44f1-a694-25624d4f3ef8 Longway Planetarium’s astronomy experts take you on a tour of the night sky over Michigan in this live planetarium lecture. Learn about the rotation of the Earth, how to find the North Star, and which constellations and planets are visible in your backyard tonight. Stargazers can come back to this show again and again to find out about recent astronomical events and for seasonal updates on what's visible in the night sky over Michigan. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 seniors 60+, and $5 youth ages 2-11 Genesee County Residents All Longway Planetarium shows are 50% off for Genesee County residents: $3.50 adults, $2.50 seniors 60+, and $2.50 youth ages 2-11 When you arrive, please present your driver’s license or ID with your address on it to confirm your residency. Longway Planetarium shows are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage. Your tax dollars are at work. Members All Longway Planetarium shows are free for members Please login to reserve your member tickets. Member discounts are automatically applied at checkout. When you arrive, please present your membership card and driver's license or ID to confirm your membership level. Once a show has started, there will be no late seating. Please arrive before the show begins.


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Sea Lions: Life By A Whisker

Date: Saturday, September 18 from 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm

Last Updated: August 16th, 2021

Location: Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503

Hosted By: Sloan Museum


Event Details: Event Type: Family,Film,Kids,Planetarium Show,Science Institute: Longway Planetarium Link: http://67766.blackbaudhosting.com/67766/tickets?tab=3&txobjid=2167cd24-fc31-431c-8fe8-db0e8024e373 Between a jagged cliff face and a roaring ocean, lives a colony of Australian Sea Lions. Immersed in an environment as harsh as it is beautiful, follow the classic coming of age tale of one of Australia’s most unique, intelligent, and playful animals. Journey inside the colony where a life of great intimacy, tenderness, and clumsiness must often give way to great sacrifice and bravery. Dive into the world of a rare Australian Sea Lion pup and meet the people who are trying to save her species. Great for adults and kids ages 6 and older. WATCH TRAILER Tickets: $7 adults, $5 seniors 60+, and $5 youth ages 2-11 Genesee County Residents All Longway Planetarium shows are 50% off for Genesee County residents: $3.50 adults, $2.50 seniors 60+, and $2.50 youth ages 2-11 When you arrive, please present your driver’s license or ID with your address on it to confirm your residency. Longway Planetarium shows are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage. Your tax dollars are at work. Members All Longway Planetarium shows are free for members. Please login to reserve your member tickets. Member discounts are automatically applied at checkout. When you arrive, please present your membership card and driver's license or ID to confirm your membership level. Once a show has started, there will be no late seating. Please arrive before the show begins.


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Night At The Museum

Date: Saturday, September 18 from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Last Updated: August 16th, 2021

Location: Sloan Museum 1221 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503

Hosted By: Sloan Museum


Event Details: Event Type: Fundraisers,Special Event Institute: Sloan Museum Check back soon for details!


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Sea Lions: Life By A Whisker

Date: Saturday, September 18 from 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm

Last Updated: August 16th, 2021

Location: Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503

Hosted By: Sloan Museum


Event Details: Event Type: Family,Film,Kids,Planetarium Show,Science Institute: Longway Planetarium Link: http://67766.blackbaudhosting.com/67766/tickets?tab=3&txobjid=2167cd24-fc31-431c-8fe8-db0e8024e373 Between a jagged cliff face and a roaring ocean, lives a colony of Australian Sea Lions. Immersed in an environment as harsh as it is beautiful, follow the classic coming of age tale of one of Australia’s most unique, intelligent, and playful animals. Journey inside the colony where a life of great intimacy, tenderness, and clumsiness must often give way to great sacrifice and bravery. Dive into the world of a rare Australian Sea Lion pup and meet the people who are trying to save her species. Great for adults and kids ages 6 and older. WATCH TRAILER Tickets: $7 adults, $5 seniors 60+, and $5 youth ages 2-11 Genesee County Residents All Longway Planetarium shows are 50% off for Genesee County residents: $3.50 adults, $2.50 seniors 60+, and $2.50 youth ages 2-11 When you arrive, please present your driver’s license or ID with your address on it to confirm your residency. Longway Planetarium shows are funded in part by the Genesee County Arts Education and Cultural Enrichment Millage. Your tax dollars are at work. Members All Longway Planetarium shows are free for members. Please login to reserve your member tickets. Member discounts are automatically applied at checkout. When you arrive, please present your membership card and driver's license or ID to confirm your membership level. Once a show has started, there will be no late seating. Please arrive before the show begins.


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The Queen Light Show: From Mercury With Love

Date: Saturday, September 18 from 8:00 pm to 8:45 pm

Last Updated: August 16th, 2021

Location: Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley Street, Flint, MI 48503

Hosted By: Sloan Museum


Event Details: Event Type: Family,Music,Planetarium Show Institute: Longway Planetarium Link: https://sloanlongway.org/queenlightshow/ Longway Planetarium breathes new life into the classic rock light show format with an original production set to the music of Queen. Experience 10 of Queen’s greatest hits, including favorites like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Another One Bites The Dust," and "You’re My Best Friend."


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P2 Character Strength- Teamwork

Date: Sunday, September 19

Last Updated: June 27th, 2021

Location: Grand Blanc, MI 48439

Hosted By: Grand Blanc Community Schools


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Golden Memories

Date: Sunday, September 19 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Last Updated: August 16th, 2021

Location: Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503

Hosted By: Sloan Museum


Event Details: Event Type: Auto Events,Free,Special Event Institute: Sloan Museum Link: https://sloanlongway.org/event/goldenmemories/ Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021 Event Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vehicle Registration: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Location: Flint Cultural Center Sponsored by: Friends of Sloan*Longway, Roaring 20's Ice Cream Parlor, and Hot Dog Heaven Enjoy a car show featuring vehicles who have celebrated their golden 50th anniversary, free for both car owners and eventgoers. This very special event is exclusively for original or authentically restored vehicles produced in 1971 or earlier. No visual modifications are allowed. Golden Memories is non-competitive, so there will be no judging; just a relaxing day with friends and fellow car enthusiasts who love well-preserved and restored automobiles. HIGHLIGHTS • The first 175 vehicles receive dash plaques. • Driver and one passenger will receive free admission to Flint Institute of Arts. • Drawings every hour for two free hot dogs and an ice cream cone. • Suitcase Swap Meet: Vehicle owners can sell or trade item(s) small enough to fit into a suitcase next to their vehicle. • Vehicle Owner’s Choice Award: Vehicle owners can vote for the award winner. • Youngest Registrant Award: Given to the youngest registrant, this award inspires younger generations to keep our golden memories alive. • Special recognition for cars 50, 75, & 100 years-old with a pass-in review. For more information, contact Sloan Museum at 810-237-3450 or Devin Shaw at 810-577-6926, or send an email.


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