Special Events


Robert J. Novins Planetarium is hosting Pajama Night Show!

Get your jammies on and get ready for some fun! We'll visit the planets and hear stories about the characters that can be found in the night sky. We may even have time for music and dancing...Maybe even laser! Join us for this fun filled variety show...And don't forget to wear your pajamas! (Family Friendly Show Recommended for all ages)

Shows Scheduled on the following dates:

Saturday September 13th at 5:30pm & 7:00pm

Saturday October 18th at 5:30pm & 7:00pm

Saturday November 15th at 5:30pm & 7:00pm

Tickets are available at the door or in advance. Visit tickets.ocean.edu or call 732-255-0343 for more information.


Laser Shows

Lasor Show

The Robert J. Novins Planetarium dome will fill with color and music as brilliant lasers dance among the stars. Our laser system is capable of covering the entire dome with spectacular laser effects.

For descriptions and playlists of our laser shows please visit our laser show page.

Pricing is per show:
$10 for adults, $8 seniors (60+), $7 children (12 and under) & for OCC Students/Staff

Tickets are available at the door or in advance.
Visit tickets.ocean.edu or phone 732.255.0343  

Robert J. Novins Planetarium Laser Fest!



Laser Fright Light 5:30 PM
Laser Beatles 7:00 PM
Laser Zepplin 8:15 PM
Laser Pink Floyd: Darkside of the Moon 9:30 PM
Laser Pink Floyd: The Wall 10:45 PM
Laser Fest Encore Show: *Must be at 10:45pm Show*  

Astronomical Society of the Toms River Area (ASTRA) Meetings

If you're interested in learning about astronomy, telescopic observing, and other things space-related, join the amateur astronomers of ASTRA. Interested people of all ages are invited.

Second Friday of Each Month (Except August) 
7:00 PM 
Robert J. Novins Planetarium
(Building 17)