TAMIU Offers ‘Romance Under the Stars @ Planetarium Friday
Posted: 2/12/15

TAMIU Planetarium Presents First ‘Romance
Under the Stars’ Valentine’s Celebration

Add to the romance this Valentine’s Day weekend, with the first-ever planetarium show in Laredo with a romantic theme, complete with wine, appetizers and a “Best of Led Zeppelin” 3-D light presentation.

“Romance Under the Stars,” is scheduled Friday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at Texas A&M International University’s Lamar Bruni Vergara Planetarium. Limited seating is available.

“Romance Under the Stars” is open to the public and is $12 per person or $20 per couple. Those attending must be 21 or older and present valid ID.

Taking place one day before Valentine’s Day, it features a Planetarium presentation about romantic love stories in Greek mythology and the constellations associated with mythical characters. Romantic music under the stars follows.

Peter Davis, Planetarium director, said this is the first year the Planetarium presents “Romance Under the Stars.”

“We wanted to present a one of a kind event where singles and couples alike can mingle and enjoy a Valentine’s celebration that’s fun, informative and entertaining,” Davis said, “Besides a romantic theme, we are presenting a popular

3D video show featuring the ‘Best of Led Zeppelin’ for rock fans.”

For more information, please contact Claudia Herrera, Planetarium staff assistant, at 326.2463, e-mail claudia.herrera@tamiu.edu or visit offices located in the Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center, room 301A.

University office hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Planetarium poster

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