Events at Scobee
THE SCOBEE EDUCATION CENTER & PLANETARIUM Friday Night Public Show Programs cancelled until further notice.
The Scobee Education Center will not be providing programs at this time; however, we will maintain our web sites, Facebook and other social media connections for fluid updates as we work from virtual office spaces.
The Alamo Colleges District is conducting classes remotely due to the coronavirus situation. This includes the main campus of San Antonio College and its satellite locations and offices. For registration and other information, visit the SAC website at https://www.alamo.edu/home/ .
For updates on our operations, please go to alamo.edu/coronavirus or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to safeguard the health of our students and employees.
*DISCLAIMER Below are ticket prices and information for the Planetarium, which will remain closed until further notice.
Ticket sales begin 30 minutes prior to show time at the Ticket Office. Capacity is exactly 101 seats. Come early. Shows start promptly and late admission is not permitted. Tickets and seating are "first come-first served." No reservations taken.
Parents, please do not ask us to waive the age restrictions for the 7:30pm and 9:00pm shows.
Children under 17 - $4.00 per show
Adults age 18 and above - $5.00 per show
Seniors 65 and above - $4.00 per show
Military with ID - $4.00 per show
Teachers with Official School ID - $4.00 per show
Students, faculty, & staff of Alamo Colleges $2.00 per show with current ID.
For more information, visit our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/scobeeplanetarium
During the 2019-20 academic year, the planetarium will be closed on March 9-13, April 10 & 24, July 3rd, August 21 & 28th
Mark your calendars for the following dates:
Through March 6, 2020 – NASA Day of Remembrance Student Art Exhibit
Student artwork will be on display in the center in recognition of the NASA Day of Remembrance.
March 21st – TO BE RESCHEDULED: “Our Big Blue Marble” Community Day Event 9:00-1:00pm
Free family activities and planetarium programs with the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day theme.
April 22nd – CANCELLED - Astronomy on Tap hosted at the Scobee Education Center
Each free event features accessible, engaging science presentations on topics ranging from planets to black holes to galaxies to the beginning of the Universe. Presenters are from local research and educational institutions. Food & beverages for purchase will be available from the 375˚ Food truck. Watch the AoT web site for the announcement of the evening’s speakers. https://astronomyontap.org/locations/san-antonio-tx/
For more information or to make a field trip reservation, contact:
Monica Gutierrez, Administrative Services Specialist
Reservations Email: sac-ScobeeCtr@alamo.edu
Rick Varner, Center Director
For information regarding sponsorship of events, programs, or exhibits, contact:
Natasha Sobers, Coordinator of Program Development
For more information about the Scobee Planetarium, contact:
Michelle Risse, Planétarium Coordinator
For more information about Challenger Learning Center missions and education programs, contact:
Jennifer Becerra, Lead Flight Director/Academic Program Coordinator
Celina Terrones, Academic Program Specialist
Campus mailing address (not physical location)
San Antonio College campus
1819 N. Main Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212
Physically located approximately 1 block east of the intersection of San Pedro Ave. and West Park Street. Enter campus east on W. Park Ave. Free parking in non-reserved spaces is available in Lot 21 and Lot 29. Look for the large blue Charlie Cheever Jr Star Tower across Lot 21 to your left.