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11/18/2014 - 11.18.14 County Executive Ken Ulman Announces that Playing Fields at Blandair Park Now Named for Delegate Frank Turner READ MORE
9/27/2014 - 09.27.14 Executive Ulman Opens Troy Park at Elkridge, Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park READ MORE
9/26/2014 - 09.26.14 Executive Ulman to Open Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park – Troy Park at Elkridge READ MORE
9/24/2014 - 09.24.14 Executive Ulman Leads Preview Tour of Troy Park at Elkridge – Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park READ MORE
9/23/2014 - 09.23.14 Department of Recreation & Parks Announces Deer Management Program for 2014-2015 READ MORE
9/6/2014 - 09.06.14 South Branch Park Set to Open in Sykesville READ MORE
9/5/2014 - Howard County Government and Town of Sykesville to Open South Branch Park Playground READ MORE
7/1/2014 - 07.01.14 Howard County Announces 2014 “Community Sports Hall of Fame” Induction Class READ MORE
6/17/2014 - 06.17.14 Howard County Recreation & Parks Opens Renovated Tennis Courts at Centennial Park READ MORE
6/16/2014 - 06.16.14 Howard County Recreation & Parks to Open Renovated Tennis Courts at Centennial Park READ MORE

NatureSphere Planetarium Presentations

The NatureSphere is a digital planetarium that seats up to 50 people. You may book a presentation in the NatureSphere in conjunction with birthday parties or field trip programs. Presentations can also be seen during our public planetarium programs. For more information, call 410-313-0400. 

Each feature listed below lasts approximately half an hour. To download a brochure of all presentations with descriptions, click here. Links below provide short previews of each film (certain software or access to Youtube is required to view the previews).

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure - Recommended for PreK – 2nd grade. Windows Media Player preview.

The Little Star that Could - Recommended for PreK – 2nd grade. You tube preview.

The Weather - Recommended for PreK-2nd grades. Full show preview (internet streaming video).

Zula Patrol: Down to Earth - Recommended for PreK – 4th grade. MPEG preview

Molecularium - Recommended for K – 5th grade. MPEG preview. Windows Media Player preview.

Astronomy: 3,000 years of Star-gazing - Recommended for 3rd - 8th grade. show preview (internet streaming video) 

Earth, Moon & Sun - Recommended for  3rd - 8th grade. You Tube preview.

Astronaut - Recommended for 3rd - 8th grade. MPEG preview.  Windows Media player preview.

We Are Aliens - Recommended for 3rd - 8th grade. show preview (internet streaming video) 

Oasis in Space - Recommended for 3rd - 12th grade. MPEG preview. Windows Media Player preview.

Two Small Pieces of Glass - Recommended for 3rd - 12th grade. No preview available.

Passport to the Universe - Recommended for 3rd - 12th grade. MPEG preview. Windows Media Player preview.

Stars: the Power House of the Universe - Recommended for 6th - 12th grade. MPEG preview. Windows Media Player preview.

Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity - Recommended for 6th - 12th grade.MPEG preview. Windows Media Player preview

Impact! - Recommended for 6th - 12th grade. show preview (internet streaming video)