Discovery Center hosts Star Wars event Nov. 11

Witness the power of the Force as Discovery Center Museum hosts “Star Wars: Hyperspace Mystery” from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 11.

Luke Skywalker is lost! Engage your hyperdrive and prepare to travel to a galaxy far, far away. Use the Force to decipher clues, solve puzzles and complete experiments to help the Rebels rescue their favorite hero. This interactive event encourages visitors to live the adventure as they decipher clues to find Luke Skywalker. Costumes are encouraged!

Visitors can mingle with some of their favorite Star Wars characters, build starships, infiltrate an Imperial outpost, create and wear disguises, win prizes, create make-and-take activities, and much more.

Cost, including admission to the museum and all activities, is $6 for public in advance or $8 for public at the door; $3 for members in advance or $5 for members at the door.

Discovery Center Museum is inside Riverfront Museum Park, 711 N. Main St., Rockford. General admission to the museum is $5 adults, $4 children (ages 2 to 17) and free to children younger than 2 and Museum members. Hours open are: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday. Info: 963-6769 or

From the Nov. 8-14, 2006, issue

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