Star Wars Angry Birds at Discovery Center July 18

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Ready, aim, launch! When tiny aerial combatants with big attitudes harness the power of the “Force,” feathers fly! Experience “Star Wars Angry Birds” from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, July 18, at Discovery Center Museum as part of their Family Friday Series.

Designed as educational and entertaining programs for families, Family Fridays focus on a specific subject matter and then explore that subject through various means, including activities, demonstrations, make-and-take projects and performances.

At the Star Wars Angry Birds event, visitors can create catapults, assemble slingshots, adjust trajectories, and get ready to knock things down as we get into the physics behind this mobile game. Make storm trooper masks, make a Jedi out of pom poms, and get up close and personal with a live pig, thanks to Ag in the Classroom. Costumes are encouraged.

All activities are included with museum admission: $8 adults; $8 children; free to museum members and children age 1 and younger.

Discovery Center is inside Riverfront Museum Park, 711 N. Main St., Rockford. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily. Call (815) 963-6769 or visit for more details.

Posted July 16, 2014

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