|Astronomy: Journey to Jupiter2-day event: 2/15/2013 - 2/16/2013
Location: Lake Afton Observatory, 20 miles southwest of downtown Wichita at MacArthur Rd. (39th St. S.) and 247th St. W. in Lake Afton County Park. It is immediately north of the lake, just off MacArthur Rd.
The Observatory presents "Journey to Jupiter." The journey's first stop will be Earth's nearest celestial neighbor, the moon. Here, the mission is to use the Observatory's telescope to explore its craters, smooth plains and mountains. The next stop is the gas giant, Jupiter. Here, the many moons, and astounding cloud features of the largest planet in our solar system will be explored. "Journey to Jupiter" will be presented on the following evenings: January 18-19, 25-26; February 15-16, 22-23; March 15-16, 22-23 and April 19-20.
$5 for adults
$3 for ages 6-12
Under six admitted free
Family Rate: Mom, Dad, and all their immediate children - $15
Please note that we are unable to accept credit or debit cards
For more information, call (316) 978-3991 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Fairmount Center for Science & Mathematics Education
Service Day: Circle of Friends
Location: Intrust Bank Arena
The Circle of Friends is an innovative mentoring program that matches Special Education students with regular education peers. Circle of Friends is one of the only programs designed for and catered to students with mental or physical disabilities.
The biggest fundraiser, The SOC (Support Our Circle) Walk, for Circle of Friends will have entertainment, music, snacks, amazing prizes and a chance to meet so many of the students directly impacted by the program.
The Arcs Circle of Friends program is requesting volunteers to help with the event as well as a team of registered walkers. Show pride in your Wichita State group and facilitate a team leader and as many walkers as you can!
If you are interested in volunteering, please send an RSVP email to Lyston Skerritt at Lyston.email@example.com
by Feb. 9.
For more information, call Student Involvement at (316) 978-3022.
Sponsored by: Student Involvement - Civic Engagement
Shocker Baseball vs. Pittsburgh
Location: Eck Stadium
Current Wichita State students can pick up free tickets with a valid Shocker ID card at the University Bookstore, Heskett Center or at the ticket office in Charles Koch Arena.
Field Box: $12
Concourse Box: $10
Grandstand -- Adult: $8
Grandstand -- Discount*: $6
Outfield (Pavilion): $5
*Discount applies to children 2-12 and adults over the age of 65
Group discounts are available.
For more information and for tickets, call the Wichita State Athletics Ticket Office at (316) 978-FANS(3267), find them in the southwest corner of Charles Koch Arena or visit www.goshockers.com.
The ticket office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and an hour and a half prior to games.
Open to the public.