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Family Nights


Once a month during the school year the WVHS Planetarium invites the community to Family Nights. These educational & entertaining programs are created for everyone (not just families) with the science content geared towards elementary grade levels. Everyone enjoys seeing the nights sky, so all ages are welcome. Programs are approximately 30 minutes in length with new topics each month. Click link below for schedule & topics. All visitors must purchase a $2 ticket online. Tickets are no longer available at the door. To purchase tickets click the TICKETS tab above this paragraph.
 Picture: Fall 2010 Telescope Party with
the Naperville Astronomical Association



 Purchasing Instructions (click link)

Ticket Information

  • All visitors must purchase a $2 seat ticket online.

  • No tickets will be available at the door.

  • Tickets become available TWO WEEKS prior to the Family Night date until 15 minutes before the program starts. 

  • SOLD OUT programs disappear from online webstore.

  • Children 2 years & younger do not need ticket (i.e. sit on adult’s lap or infant car seat).

  • Open seating! Tickets will NOT have an assignment. Seating is open and first-come. Arrive early to find seating as a group.

  • Tickets are non-refundable or transferable.

  • Arriving late is disruptive to the program in progress. Programs are only 30 minutes. If you arrive more than 5 minutes late, you will NOT BE ADMITTED.

  • If Indian Prairie School District 204 closes schools such as a snow day, programs will be cancelled and ticket purchases will be refunded. Family Night programs will not be rescheduled.


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