Check out this family movie night -- in a PLANETARIUM

The planets of Star Wars and Geek Jeopardy will be projected onto the 50-foot dome of the planetarium.
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The planets of Star Wars and Geek Jeopardy will be projected onto the 50-foot dome of the planetarium.

Credit: Provided by Boonshoft

Credit: Provided by Boonshoft

This isn’t your typical movie under the stars.

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery will be hosting a special, after-hours Science Cinema night at 6:30 p.m. this Friday, June 16 in the Caryl D. Philips Space Theater, the museum's planetarium.

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Families will be able to join the Astronomy staff for a quick look at the science behind the movie, and then enjoy the fan-favorite Despicable Me inside of the planetarium.

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Ticket prices are $6 for children, $8 for adult museum members, and $10 for adult non-members. Tickets are available online, and seating is fairly limited, so it’s probably best to snag your seats now.

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Check out the science behind beloved children's movies in the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's planetarium. (contributed)
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Check out the science behind beloved children's movies in the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's planetarium. (contributed)

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The Space Theater also runs shows throughout the day hours of the museum, so make sure to check out the Boonshoft’s website to see what’s playing each day.

WANT TO GO?

WHAT: Boonshoft Museum's Science Cinema Night featuring Despicable Me

WHERE: Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, 2600 DeWeese Pkwy., Dayton

WHEN: Friday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m.

COST: $6 kids; $8 member-adults; $10 non-member adults

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