Spring Break 2011: Jacksonville Planetarium, Movies in the Park

Heading to the Jacksonville Zoo or a nearby part of Florida during Spring Break 2011?

These Jacksonville family-friendly activities sound appealing:

Cosmic Concerts at the new planetarium at Jacksonville’s Museum of Science & History (MOSH)
April 1, 8, 15, 22
Experience total-sensory entertainment as laser lights, high-def images and digital sound collide to create a Cosmic Concert. Each concert costs $5 per person; $1 for laser glasses. Tickets are available online here or at the door.
April 1: Laseropolis at 5 p.m., The Beatles at 6 p.m., Laser Vinyl at 7 p.m., and Laser Retro at 8 p.m.
April 8: Laseropolis at 5 p.m., Led Zeppelin at 6 p.m., Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon at 7 p.m., and Pink Floyd: The Wall at 8 p.m.
April 15: Laseropolis at 5 p.m., Laser Retro at 6 p.m., Laser X at 7 p.m., and Metallica at 8 p.m.
April 22: Laseropolis at 5 p.m., Laser Vinyl at 6 p.m., Laser Retro at 7 p.m., and Metallica at 8 p.m.

The planetarium at Jacksonville’s Museum of Science & History (MOSH) also has these kid-friendly shows:
“Sesame Street’s One World, One Sky”
“The Little Star That Could”
“Earth, Moon & Sun”
All three shows run until May 7, 2011.
For more info as well as more planetarium shows, click here.

Free Movies in the Park at historic Treaty Oak Park on downtown Jacksonville’s Southbank .
Free four-week-long, outdoor movie series held every spring in Jacksonville .
Bring beach blankets, lawn chairs, picnic baskets. Vendors will also be available on-site.
Movies for 2011 include:
April 8 – Cars (rated G)
April 15 – The Neverending Story (rated PG)
April 29 – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (rated G)
May 6, 2011 – The Wizard of Oz (rated G)
Free parking is available in the Suddath garage on Flagler Street across from the Hampton Inn. Garage gates stay open until 12 a.m

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