UofL planetarium to host Mardi Gras party March 2


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Families who want to celebrate Mardi Gras can get their fill of bead necklaces and face masks at a March 2 event at the University of Louisville.

    A Mardi Gras party at the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium will run 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. and feature music from the UofL Steel Drum Band, giveaways, kid-friendly activities and several showings of Perfect Little Planet, a tour of the solar system geared to youngsters.

    Planetarium officials hope to make the Mardis Gras party an annual event.

    The cost is $5 per person. For more information call 502-852-6664 or see www.louisville.edu/planetarium.

    Cindy Hess
    Communications Director Cindy Hess has oversight for day-to-day operations in media relations and covers prestigious scholars, the College of Education and Human Development and Brandeis School of Law. She reports to the Media Relations Director, has a heckuva good resume, and faithfully eats kale for lunch every day. Cindy has more than 25 years of experience in media relations, investor relations, marketing and corporate communications and is the unit’s only employee entrusted to buy tickets for lottery pools.