Upcoming Events
3:30 p.m.
Destination MarsEver wonder what it would be like to fly to Mars? NASA – and others – have their sights set on the Red Planet and they are building the technology to get us there! Explore the work being done around the globe to help make the dream of getting humans to Mars a reality. Fly to and see inside the International Space Station, where astronauts are already living and working in space, and follow the rockets and vehicles that will take humans beyond the Moon and, one day, all the way to Mars! Travel along as we imagine this remarkable journey. Most suitable for ages 8+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
5 p.m.
Narrated by David Tennant, we explore what exactly astronomers do in this new program. Today’s astronomer is not the lone observer of past centuries. This program reveals the global collaboration, technology, and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe and features info on NASA’s recently-launched James Webb Space Telescope. Most suitable for ages 8+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
6:30 p.m.
There will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana in just two years. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses. Most suitable for ages 10+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
3:30 p.m.
Destination MarsEver wonder what it would be like to fly to Mars? NASA – and others – have their sights set on the Red Planet and they are building the technology to get us there! Explore the work being done around the globe to help make the dream of getting humans to Mars a reality. Fly to and see inside the International Space Station, where astronauts are already living and working in space, and follow the rockets and vehicles that will take humans beyond the Moon and, one day, all the way to Mars! Travel along as we imagine this remarkable journey. Most suitable for ages 8+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
5 p.m.
Narrated by David Tennant, we explore what exactly astronomers do in this new program. Today’s astronomer is not the lone observer of past centuries. This program reveals the global collaboration, technology, and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe and features info on NASA’s recently-launched James Webb Space Telescope. Most suitable for ages 8+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
6:30 p.m.
There will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana in just two years. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses. Most suitable for ages 10+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
4 p.m.
Overhead photo of Ninja Golf putt putt courseDo you enjoy putt-putt golf, giving back, and catching up with fellow Ball State alumni and friends? Join us for our second annual Ninja Golf Scholarship Outing in Granger for a fun evening of family putt-putt!
10 a.m.
Commencement on the QuadSummer Commencement will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, in Worthen Arena. Tickets will not be required, so graduates are welcome to invite as many guests as they would like.
10 a.m.
Commencement on the QuadSummer Commencement will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, in Worthen Arena
3:30 p.m.
Image of planet MarsWe're not going to lie; our Solar System is pretty cool. Come explore the many objects of the Solar System, including the Sun, all the major planets, the asteroids, and Pluto during this live presentation. Most suitable for ages 8+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
5 p.m.
We Are StarsNarrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment. Most suitable for ages 8+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
6:30 p.m.
Big Astronomy Show Poster with Telescopes on a MountainExplore world-class observatories, learn why Chile is an ideal environment for astronomy, and meet some of the diverse people who make BIG discoveries possible. Most suitable for ages 10+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
3:30 p.m.
Image of planet MarsWe're not going to lie; our Solar System is pretty cool. Come explore the many objects of the Solar System, including the Sun, all the major planets, the asteroids, and Pluto during this live presentation. Most suitable for ages 8+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
5 p.m.
We Are StarsNarrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment. Most suitable for ages 8+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
6:30 p.m.
Big Astronomy Show Poster with Telescopes on a MountainExplore world-class observatories, learn why Chile is an ideal environment for astronomy, and meet some of the diverse people who make BIG discoveries possible. Most suitable for ages 10+, all ages are welcome. Showtimes subject to change due to nearby construction.
6:30 p.m.
Symphony on the PrairiePack your picnic and join the Ball State Greater Indianapolis Alumni Chapter and fellow alumni to enjoy the music of the Emmy Award-winning Fab Four, covering every era of the Beatles.
12 p.m.
Boys playing games at CharlieTownGrab the family, pack your spirit, and cheer on the Cardinals with the Ball State University Alumni Association! Don't miss the food, fun, and entertainment before Ball State football takes on Murray State for our Family Weekend game!
All Day Event
Cheerleaders Celebrate your Cardinal pride with the Ball State University Alumni Association. Don't miss the food, fun, and entertainment before Ball State football takes on Northern Illinois!
All Day Event
Male and Charlie CardinalCelebrate your Cardinal pride with the Ball State University Alumni Association. Don't miss the food, fun, and entertainment before Ball State football takes on UCONN!