September 2011


Mt. SAC Randall Planetarium to Offer Friday & Saturday Shows in October

WALNUT, Calif.–––The Mt. San Antonio College Randall Planetarium will present programs on the stars and planets every Friday and Saturday during October at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

Star Tales, a show on the stars, constellations, and planets, will run Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Learn the stories behind the heavenly bodies and find out how to view them from your own backyard.

Stars of The Pharaohs, a program on the stars and astronomy of ancient Egypt, will be shown Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7-8. Travel to ancient Egypt and explore the stars and various astronomical phenomena during the time of the pharaohs. This program looks at how the ancient Egyptians used science to tell time, to formulate a workable calendar, and to align huge buildings.

The Magic of Astronomy, a stellar wizard adventure inspired by author J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, will be presented on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14-15.

Wonders of the Universe, a program on the formation of the stars and galaxies, will run on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22. Take a journey back in time to witness the Big Bang and travel to the Milky Way to view our solar system as it has never been seen before.

Halloween Happenings, a special seasonal program that examines the spooky things that happen in the night sky, will be presented on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29. Embark on a journey to ghostly nebulas and scary supernovas.

Tickets are $6 for general admission, and $4 for students and children.

For tickets, call the Mt. SAC Performing Arts Box Office at (909) 468-4050. Tickets are also available online at and at the door before each program.


Mt. SAC Art Gallery to Exhibit Michael Falzone’s “Examined”

WALNUT, Calif.-– The Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery will kick off a new season with artist Michael Falzone’s “Examined,” which runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 13, at the Mt. SAC Art Gallery. This exhibit is free and open to the public.

“Examined” is a retrospective exhibition that chronicles the artist’s conceptual and minimal forms from the ‘70s to the improvisational assemblage sculpture, painting, and collage work of the ‘80s up to the present. Falzone’s work has been characterized as a conceptual hybridization, derived from Cubist construction, Dada, Expressionism, and psychological exploration.

A special opening reception will be held Thursday, Sept. 15, 4 to 6 p.m., in the Art Gallery. Gallery hours are Tuesdays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Tuesday nights, 5 to 7:30 p.m.

For more information, call the Art Gallery at (909) 274-4328.


Mt. SAC to Offer Child Care Food Program

WALNUT, Calif.–– For the 17th consecutive year, the Child Development Center at Mt. San Antonio College is offering a free Child Care Food Program to all children who attend the center.

Through this federally funded program, the center serves nutritious breakfasts, lunches, and snacks to approximately 200 children from birth through age 5 without charge. In accordance with Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, Mt. San Antonio College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

For more information, call the Mt. SAC Child Development Center at (909) 274-4920.