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November 12, 2012

local briefs - 11/12/12

ASHLAND — Free gym week at area centers

ASHLAND In conjunction with Diabetes Awareness Month, American Health Centers in the Tri-State will offer a free gym week at its locations in Grayson, Chesapeake, Huntington and Ashland.

Free gym week will continue through Saturday. Gyms are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The Ashland location is across from the Paramount Arts Center. Visit Americanhealthcenters.com or call (888) 557-5501 for more  information about the gyms.

MSU planetarium shows scheduled

MOREHEAD The Morehead State University Space Science Center’s Star Theater will present the laser planetarium programs “Cosmic Journey” and “Two Small Pieces of Glass,” followed by laser shows Friday and Saturday.

“Cosmic Journey” will be featured at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16, followed by “Laser Pink Floyd — The Wall” at 7:30 p.m. and “Laser Pink Floyd — Dark Side of the Moon” at 8:30 p.m.

On Nov. 17, planetarium shows will include “Two Small Pieces of Glass” at 1 p.m.; the new live program “The Night Sky over Morehead” at 2:15 p.m.; and “Cosmic Journey” at 3:30 p.m.

Programs continue with laser shows the same evening starting at 7 p.m. with “Laser Magic” and at 8 p.m. “Laser Spirit.”

Selected laser music shows can contain unedited language.

Admission to the planetarium programs is $2 for adults and $1 for students and ages 60 and older. Ages 4 and younger are admitted free if they sit on parents’ laps.

Admission to the laser programs is $5 for adults, $4 for students and senior citizens and free for ages 4 and younger sitting on laps.

Seating is limited to 90 per program and tickets for all shows are available at the door. Cash only is accepted. No advance tickets or reservations are available.

Additional information is available by calling the Space Science Center’s Star Theater at (606) 783-9593 or visiting moreheadstate.edu/startheater.

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