Space Foundation's Discovery Center offers Star Wars-themed activities Dec. 5The Space Foundation's Discovery Center will host a Star Wars theme, "A Far Away Galaxy," for its monthly Star Days Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The event will offer “special guests and space-themed activities to thrill fans of all ages,” a press release states.
Scheduled activities include a "Science On a Sphere" (globe-shaped video) presentation titled “Planets of the Empire,” along with chances to participate in a “galactic dance-off” and create “intergalactic crafts,” the release continues, adding that people are encouraged to “come wearing your best space costume.”
The Space Foundation and its Discovery Center are at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, off Garden of the Gods Road.
Admission is $10 for adults, $4.50 for children ages 4-17, $1 for children ages 2-3 and free for children under 2. Military discounts are available.
Dec. 5 also will feature a new program, titled “Tinker Space.” “One Saturday each month, come tinker with us and meet fellow tinkerers,” the press release states. “Our project on Dec. 5 will be quadcopters. Come at 10 a.m. and pay regular admission, plus a $10 workshop fee to fly our quadcopters. Or pay an additional $40 for a quadcopter kit to build and take home. The Space Foundation will provide a free Star Wars-themed exoskeleton to customize your quadcopter.”
For other information, visit spacefoundation.org/museum, or call the Space Foundation at 576-8000.
From a press release