Getting Here Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center is located north of Lawlor Events Center on Virginia and 16th streets, on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, 1.5 miles north of the downtown Reno arch. Free parking is available in the West Stadium Parking Complex, level 3, just east of the Planetarium. Ride for free to the Planetarium on the Sierra Spirit bus from any of its stops along Virginia Street from downtown Reno. Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center is also served by Citifare bus lines, with stops throughout Reno and Sparks. U.S. Post Oﬃce 17th Street Reno KNPB Building Nevada Historical Society Be a star! Join Friends of Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center (People will look up to you.) About Fleischmann Planetarium The first planetarium in Nevada, Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center at the University of Nevada, Reno has brought the universe to our community since 1963. Also the first planetarium in the world to project full-dome movies on a 30-foot-diameter dome, the historic Fleischmann Planetarium has educated and entertained generations of school children and adults, inspiring imaginations and expanding horizons. The newly remodeled 60-seat Star Theater at Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center features the latest in digital planetarium technology and a state-of-the-art 70-millimeter large-format film projector. The Hall of the Solar System museum contains changing hands-on interactive displays, as well as permanent exhibits including large-scale rotating Earth and moon globes, a black hole demonstrator, dozens of meteorites and more. Visit the Art/Space Gallery on our lower level for rotating exhibits of science-themed and other related artwork from regional and national artists. Our Gift Shop offers a variety of sciencerelated toys, books and apparel — and your purchases are tax exempt and help support planetarium programs! Parking Services FREE Planetarium Parking Entrance x West Stadium Parking Complex Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center Lawlor Events Center Downtown Reno E. 15th Street How to Reach Us Showtime hotline: (775) 784-4811 Business office: (775) 784-4812 www.planetarium.unr.edu Fleischmann Planetarium University of Nevada, Reno Give the gift of science! The gift of a Fleischmann Planetarium membership will open worlds of wonder to your friends and colleagues. Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center University of Nevada, Reno/0272 Reno, NV 89557-0272 As a nonprofit organization in service to the community, Fleischmann Planetarium relies in part on funding and contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations and public agencies to support our many educational programs. Gifts and memberships are welcome anytime, and may be tax deductible as allowed by law. The University of Nevada, Reno is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA institution. A portion of program fees may be used to pay hosting expenses. Produced by Extended Studies Marketing Dept., 8/09. As a member of Friends of Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center, your generous contribution will help support and enhance the quality of our science exhibits, educational outreach programs and community events. In addition to the special privileges and benefits of annual membership, you will help ensure that generations to come will share in the worlds of knowledge the Planetarium offers. You may also choose to make a donation Above & Beyond, which can be designated to support specific programs or planetarium expenses of your choosing. Please join us. People will look up to you. For information on membership, upcoming exhibits, events, and shows playing in our Star Theater, call (775) 784-4812, or visit www.planetarium.unr.edu. Be a star! Join Friends of Fleischmann Planetarium and discover all that space science has to offer. As a member and friend of Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center at the University of Nevada, Reno, you help us fulfill our mission to encourage and increase interest, awareness and understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics by offering quality programs and experiences that appeal to a wide range of ages, education levels and areas of interest. Your membership helps Fleischmann Planetarium with its operations, and enables us to bring new shows and exhibits, present special events and develop thought-provoking programs and classes for children and adults alike. In addition, Fleischmann Planetarium is a partner of the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) Passport Program, which offers our members free or discounted admission to hundreds of partner museums and centers around the world. Join Fleischmann Planetarium and the world will open up to you! Be a star! Join us. People will look up to you! Name________________________________________________ Title _________________________________________________ Firm _________________________________________________ Preferred Mailing Address _______________________________ City _______________________ State ______ Zip ___________ Day Phone (_____) ____________ Fax (_____) ______________ Email ________________________________________________ Name as it will appear on membership card : _____________________________________________________ I am applying for a ❏ New ❏ Renewal membership. I would like to join Friends of Fleischmann Planetarium at the following membership level: First Last Annual membership levels When you invest in membership, you are investing in the planetarium’s future. And because some membership dues are considered charitable contributions, a portion of your contribution may be tax deductible. Please refer to Internal Revenue Service Publication 526 for more information. Silver Star / Student (14 or under) or Senior (55 and over) / $25 Sol / Individual / $35 Silver Star and Sol membership levels include: • FREE single admission to the Planetarium’s regularly scheduled shows for ONE YEAR! • FREE or discounted admission to more than 540 ASTC-member science centers, museums, nature centers, aquariums, planetariums, zoos and botanical gardens in 40 countries worldwide! • Acknowledgment of your support of Fleischmann Planetarium on our website, and for one year on our member wall • Email updates on the latest astronomical phenomena and other important news • Invitations to special events and lectures • Personalized membership card • 10 percent discount on all Planetarium Gift Shop purchases Memberships are valid for one year • Priority registration for Planetarium classes and programs from date of purchase. Membership ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ Silver Star / Student 14 or under; Senior 55 or over................ $25 Sol / Individual ................................................................................... $35 Alpha Centauri / Duo ....................................................................... $50 Pleiades / Family ..............................................................................$100 Above & Beyond ........ Contribution above a membership level Please use my Above & Beyond contribution of $ ________ for (Such specific designations may include operating expenses, travelling exhibits, education equipment, events, etc. Unless designated otherwise, your donation will go toward Planetarium operations.): _____________________________ ❏ With any membership, add ____ x $25 each for Galileoscope(s) ❏ This membership is a gift to: ____________________________________________________ Alpha Centauri / Duo / $50 privileges are nontransferable. Includes ALL the benefits of Sol membership for two people. ❏ Enclosed is a check payable to University of Nevada, Reno Foundation for $___________. Pleiades / Family (up to 6 members) / $100 Includes ALL the benefits of Sol membership extended to as many as six family members. ❏ Or please charge my: ❏ VISA ❏ MasterCard ❏ Discover ❏ American Express Charge will appear as “University of Nevada” on your monthly statement. Above & Beyond / Donation above a Membership level Cardholder’s Name ____________________________________ Card No. _____________________________________________ Expires _____________________________ Amt. ____________ X ___________________________________________________ (Signature as it appears on card) Your contribution “above and beyond” a membership level is extremely valuable to our future. For your generosity, you will receive all the benefits of that level, as well as special recognition and a designation of your choosing to projects that help the Planetarium increase its programs and services to the community. Add a Galileoscope™ to any membership / $25 The Galileoscope™ is a commemorative telescope kit developed for the International Year of Astronomy 2009 by a team of leading astronomers, optical engineers and science educators. No matter where you live, you can see the celestial wonders that Galileo Galilei first glimpsed 400 years ago — including lunar craters, four moons circling Jupiter, the phases of Venus, Saturn’s rings, and countless stars invisible to the unaided eye! While supplies last. Mail full payment and completed form to: Fleischmann Planetarium and Science Center University of Nevada, Reno/0272 Reno, NV 89557-0272 (775) 784-4812 • Fax: (775) 784-4822 www.planetarium.unr.edu Visit www.planetarium.unr.edu for our full schedule of star shows, exhibits, special programs and more!