‘Star Wars Jr. Jedi Academy’ at Discovery Center Aug. 10

Rockford's Discovery Center Museum offers "Star Wars Jr. Jedi Academy" from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10. (Photo provided)

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Join forces with other Star Wars fans and enjoy Star Wars-themed activities, games and more Friday, Aug. 10, at Rockford’s Discovery Center for “Star Wars Jr. Jedi Academy.” The event is part of Discovery Center’s Family Friday series and will be from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Don your Jedi robes for a Star Wars adventure. Construct your own lightsaber, master the powers of the Force, and apply your skills at the Jedi trials.

Make your way through an obstacle course, test your Star Wars knowledge, and play for prizes that would make a Neimoidian jealous.

Younglings, padawans and aliens welcome.

Discovery Center Museum is inside Riverfront Museum Park, 711 N. Main St., Rockford. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, and admission is $7 adults and children 2-17, and free to members and children 1 and younger.

Call (815) 963-6769 or visit www.discoverycentermuseum.org for more details.

Posted Aug. 9, 2012

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