Planetarium show offers ‘Twisted Tales of Love and Loss’

  • Thursday, February 8, 2018 3:03pm
  • Life

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, join astronomer Dave Fong to hear humorous takes on ancient Greek star lore at the planetarium show “Star Stories – Twisted Tales of Love and Loss.”

“Star Stories” is 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park.

Admission is free to members of the Battle Point Astronomical Association; a $2 donation is suggested for nonmembers, $5 for families.

If the sky is clear, astronomers will be on hand with telescopes for public star gazing afterward.

BPAstro Kids will be having their own Valentine experience with Dr. Erica from 4 to 6 p.m. Activities include make beating heart pop-up cards with LEDs and making a “lava lamp” and learning about the science of heat.

The Battle Point Astronomical Association is a nonprofit amateur astronomy organization that operates the Ritchie Observatory and John H. Rudolph Planetarium in the Helix House at Battle Point Park.

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