(1) Venus - Very bright star-like object setting in the West during sunset
(2) Jupiter - Bright star-like object straight up the in sky after sunset.
(3) Mars - Bright star-like object rising from the East around midnight.
(4) Saturn - Bright star-like object rising from the East around 3.00 AM in the morning.
Have fun finding and identifying them with naked eyes, binoculars, high zoom camera lens, high zoom camcorder and of course, through telescopes!
For android phone users, in addition to the free Google Sky Map, you may find the free PlanetDroid app very useful in finding the planets: PlanetDroid for Android Phones
Nice video on where to find the planets on Friday the 13th. :)
How Saturn looks like through a telescope:
How Jupiter looks like through a telescope:
How Mars looks like through a telescope:
How Venus looks like through a telescope: