Kris Van de Sande
Star Wars ‘Fan Day’ at Discovery Science Center – March 3, 2012


SANTA ANA, CA – Calling all Star Wars™ fans! Visit Discovery Science Center (DSC) this Saturday for the fourth Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination ‘Fan Day’ as we take family fun to another galaxy with special presentations and activities for Star Wars fans of all ages. Each ‘Fan Day’ features unique presentations and activities, Star Wars character photo ops, and a costume parade at every event. Plus, match trivia wits against Star Wars characters and fans to demonstrate mastery of the “Force.”  Also, kids ages 3-14 get free general admission when they wear a Star Wars costume on any Fan Day.*

This special ‘Fan Day’ features an exciting presentation teaching “Galactic Survival Skills” and on the “Speed of Light.” Don’t forget to wear your favorite Star Wars costume and brush up on your Star Wars trivia for our Trivia Challenge.

  • Special Presentation: “Galactic Survival Skills ”
    Join us as we explore the equipment and skills necessary to survive the various planets of the Star Wars universe and those of our own solar system. Learn all about terrain and climate, and alien life and sociology including how alien languages and diplomatic techniques can vary between species.
  • Special Presentation: “Speed of Light”
    This presentation brings “Light Speed” into perspective with a real-world look into the speed of light, and just how fast “Light Speed” really is!

Discovery Science Center
2500 North Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Saturday, March 3, 2012
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Discovery Science Center and Star Wars fans from across the Southland.

Media interested in attending this event should contact Dan Nasitka at or (714) 913-5018.

General admission to Discovery Science Center is $14.95 adults (15-59), $12.95 for seniors (60+), and $12.95 children (3-14). ‘Fan Days’ are included in Science Center general admission. Dates, times and programming subject to change without notice. The Science Center is open daily at 10:00 a.m. For more information or to reserve tickets online, visit or call 714-513-CUBE.


Imaginations run wild through more than 100 hands-on exhibits at Discovery Science Center, Orange County’s leading destination for hands-on science fun. Take the Eco Challenge and become a green superhero, feel the power of a real rocket engine “launch”, explore the inner workings of a two-story tall dinosaur and try your best slap shot against the Anaheim Duck’s goalie! Traveling exhibits and annual events such as Bug Invasion and Bubblefest throughout the year ensure that there is always something new to discover.  Since 1998, Discovery Science Center has been a non-profit organization dedicated to educating young minds, assisting teachers and increasing public understanding of science, math and technology through interactive exhibits and programs. It is a community-wide resource where families come together to learn and have fun and school districts can use as an educational resource. Discovery Science Center welcomed its one-millionth visitor in 2003 and now hosts over 400,000 guests each year.

Open daily at 10:00 a.m. For further information, call us at (714) 542-CUBE or visit us online

Star Wars™: Where Science Meets Imagination, presented by Bose Corporation, was developed by the Museum of Science, Boston and Lucasfilm Ltd. Star Wars objects in this exhibition are on loan from the Archives of Lucasfilm Ltd.

Brian Curran
A Star Wars Fan since 1977 when he was just 2. Brian grew up in California where his family would often make trips to Disneyland. In 1987 he took his first “Trip to Endor” and doesn’t pass on a chance to go back! He also enjoys going to Conventions and meeting the actors from the Star Wars films.