Don't Miss the Space & Science Fiction Halloween Ball

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Have fantastic, futuristic Halloween fun while supporting the future education of Colorado's next generation of space scientists. Tickets are now on sale for the first Space & Science Fiction Halloween Ball at This volunteer fundraising event will be held at the Space Foundation world headquarters, 4425 Arrowswest Dr., Colorado Springs, Colo., on Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:30-11:30 p.m.

About the Event

Tickets are $20 per person advance, $25 at the door, and proceeds will fund scholarships for area teachers and students to participate in education programs at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute and the new Northrop Grumman Science Center. Proceeds from the cash bar and silent auction will also go directly to Space Foundation education programs.

The ticket price covers delicious food including heavy appetizers and out-of-this-world desserts.

This is a 21-and-over event and prizes will be awarded for best costume in a variety of categories, including a special prize for best-dressed couple.

The event also features DJ dance music, but if dancing isn't your thing, watch classic sci-fi films in the Space Foundation's "Area 51" while enjoying complimentary popcorn and beverages.

Sponsors & Donations

Event sponsors are Bryan Construction Inc., Glassical Desgins, Inc., ACA Security and New Vista Image.

Donors include Antlers Hilton, Big Mike the DJ, Bristol Brewing Company, The Broadmoor Hotel, Carlo's Bistro, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Cobalt Club, Dinosaur Resource Center, The Famous-A Steak House, P.F. Chang's, Soapbox Solutions, Spirits at Westwind, Sterling Equine Services LLC, Tucanos Brazilian Grill and Space Foundation volunteer team members.

Anyone who would like to donate prizes or items for the silent auction may contact Kaye Kerr at [email protected].

See the donor list and purchase tickets at

About Space Foundation Education Programs

The Space Foundation supports teachers and PreK-20 students using standards-based curriculum that uses space principles to integrate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) into all content areas.

See more about Space Foundation education programs here. Learn about the Space Foundation Northrop Grumman Science Center, featuring Science On a Sphere® here.

Pictured, left, students participate in a Mars Yard Robotics course at the Space Foundation Discovery Institute in Colorado Springs.

This article is part of Space Watch: October 2012 (Volume: 11, Issue: 10).