I have been inside of the Robert J. Novins Planetarium and I must say, it is a gorgeous facility that can cater to just about any holiday under the sun.

They come up with creative event ideas that are fun for kids and adults of all ages.

And the best part is, you won't be breaking the bank for your tickets.

Below is the ENTIRE SCHEDULE of events that are planned for October at Novins Planetarium and there are some really good ones.

Get your tickets ASAP because there are quite a few options below that will sell out a lot quicker than you think.

Have fun!

Laser Fright Light

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Get ready to enjoy your favorite Halloween hits including Dead Man's Party, Monster Mash, Men in Black and Michael Jackson's Thriller all set to haunting lasers.

Saturday, 10/12/19 @ 8:30 PM

Saturday, 10/19/19 @ 8:30 PM

Saturday, 10/26/19 @ 8:30 PM

Not So Scary Halloween Laser Show

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This 25-minute long event is a kid-friendly Halloween laser show featuring Kidz Bop versions of all your favorite Halloween songs. Sounds like a good time to me!

Saturday, 10/05/19 @ 2:00 PM
Saturday, 10/12/19 @ 11:30 AM
Monday, 10/14/19 @ 11:30 AM
Saturday, 10/19/19 @ 2:00 PM
Saturday, 10/26/19 @ 11:30 AM
Saturday, 10/26/19 @ 2:00 PM

Novins Planetarium Laser X 90's Grunge Costume Party

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Grab your favorite flannel and get ready to relive the 90's! The party will feature all of your favorite grunge hits in lasers. People will be drinking coffee, smashing pumpkin pinatas and challenging others with 90-s trivia.

Friday, 10/18/19 @ 8:30 PM

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure.

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This event is perfect for young astronomers. Everyone will be joined by everyone's favorite friends from Sesame Street to learn about the big dipper, north star, the sun and the moon. This show is about 25 minutes long and is best for kids between 4 and 6 years old.

Saturday, 10/05/19 @11:30 AM

Saturday, 10/19/19 @ 11:30 AM

Continuum With Laser Fright Light

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A mesmerizing sound track will play with accompany views of the beautiful views of space. From big to small, you will be shown the spectacular transformation of our universe.

Saturday, 10/05/19 @ 8:30 PM

The Stars From My Backyard

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A live presenter will teach kids about the sun, the moon, the weather, planets and visible constellations using "the magic of the dome." This show is a great introduction for our younger astronomers and it is suggested that attendees are at least 6 years old.

Saturday, 10/5/19 @ 12:30 PM

Saturday, 10/12/19 @ 12:30 PM

Saturday, 10/19/19 @12:30 PM

Space Aliens: Looking For Life in the Universe

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This event seems kinda cool, especially if you are an alien believer. Alien experts -- both "Hopeful" and "Skeptical" -- will face off as they examine eXtra-terrestrial files. They will try to convince each other (and YOU!) that aliens do...or don't...exist. This event requires all attendees be at least 10 years old.

Saturday, 10/12/19 @ 2:00 PM

One Day On Mars With Mars Talk

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Get ready for a road trip to that big, old red planet: Mars! This is an immersive experience where you will feel like you are traveling through bottomless canyons and battling against violent winds. Plus, you will get the latest updates that scientists have discovered about Mars.

Monday, 10/14/19 @ 12:30 PM

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

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You will follow two young children as they tour all the planets in our solar system. They will teach you fun facts about each planet while having a fun adventure!

Monday, 10/14/19 @ 2:00 PM

Host a Little Ghost and the Story of the Mystical Mums

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At this event, you will get to meet the actual authors of the book, Little Ghost and the Story of the Mystical Mums! The authors will be the host for the evening's activities and you are also encourage to wear your pajamas!

Friday, 10/18/19 @ 6:30 PM

Halloween PJ Party

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Are you ready for a Spooktacular costume party? Wear whichever costume you desire OR your favorite Halloween pajamas! Then get ready to learn about the planets, the moon, the stars and you will hear about the monsters, heroes, and princesses of the stars. And don't forget about that special Halloween-themed craft that will be done before the show.

Saturday, 10/26/19 @ 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Wonders of the Seasonal Sky

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All attendees will get a tour of the current sky that is over New Jersey. Be prepared to ask questions because this event offers A LOT of knowledge.

FYI: The sessions being held on the 12th ad 19th feature a special version titled: Wonders of the Terrifying Sky. The show will feature a Halloween twist with black holes and exploding stars. (Attendees for this version should be 12 years and older)

Fall Sky Saturday - 10/05/19 @ 7:00 PM

Terrifying Sky Saturday -10/12/19 @ 7:00 PM

Terrifying Sky Saturday - 10/19/19 @7:00 PM

Trunk or Treat

TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT 

Toms River Macaroni Kid is partnering with The Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts and the Robert J Novins Planetarium for the 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat.

Put on your best costume, and TRUNK-or-treat in a safe environment with candy, Halloween decorations and you can pick a pumpkin to decorate. There will also be a 30-minute Not-So-Scary Planetarium Show.

Sunday, 10/20/19 @ 4:00 to 6:00 PM

New Show: Laser Queen

This show features a layer of heavy metal, add a dash of glam, a pinch of astrophysics and a sprinkle of theatrics! And that is how you will learn about the legendary band, Queen.

TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT - however, Novins Planetarium promises that this show will become a part of their regular show schedule. For future shows, click here.

Saturday, 10/12/19 @ 5:30 PM

Laser Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

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Get ready for a mixture of psychedelic, rock and jazz sounds and sonic backdrops. This event should leave you in an "emotional resonance." Sounds intriguing.

Saturday, 10/26/19 @ 8:15 PM

Laser Pink Floyd: The Wall

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Get ready to enjoy atmospheric soundscapes along with one of the best classic rock albums of all time: The Wall by Pink FLoyd!

Saturday, 10/26/19 @ 09:30 PM

Pink Floyd Package

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You can save money and purchase in bulk to see both Pink Floyd Dark Side +The Wall for one evening filled with all your favorite rock and jazz music. Take a look above for specifics on each individual event that would be joined into one if you buy this package

Saturday, 10/26/19 @ 8:15 PM

I know... A LOT to choose from!

For more information on any of these events, visit Novins Planetarium's Facebook Page. You can also check out ticket availability by visiting Tickets.Ocean.Edu.

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