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Barlow Special Event

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For UW-Fox Faculty and Staff Only

The Barlow Planetarium is planning special activities for this month, which marks our first anniversary. The Barlow opened to the public on March 20, 1998. [Trivia question: Do you know what group attended the first show presented in the new planetarium? Answer at end of message.]

This Thursday, March 11th the Barlow Planetarium plans to unveil a permanent new Donor Wall and begin our first anniversary celebration with two free premier showings of "Destination: Mars!". A "Year-in-Review" will be included as part of each presentation. UW-FOX faculty/staff and their families are cordially invited to this special event.

WHAT: Special Premier of "Destination: Mars!"

WHEN: March 11, 1999

Shows at 6:00pm and 7:00pm

Reception from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

RSVP to guarantee your seat(s)!

You may e-mail Karen Klamczynski, director of Barlow Planetarium, or phone the reservation line, 920.832.2868 to make a reservation.


"Destination: Mars!"

Opens to the public Thursday, March 18

Before all shows on March 18, 19, 20 and 21, audience members who correctly answer space- related trivia questions will receive a free Barlow Planetarium mug or free passes to the planetarium.


New displays for the Curler Science Gallery are planned. The displays will focus on new images from the Hubble Space.


Trivia answer: UW-Fox faculty and staff saw the very first showing of "Through the Eyes of Hubble" on lucky Friday, March 13, 1998!

Posted on 3/11/1999