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Throughout the year, Embry-Riddle is host to a number of incredible special events open not just to university students, faculty and staff--but to the entire surrounding Prescott and Quad-City community as well. Please check back often to see what new and exciting events are coming to campus.

April

91st ERAU Prescott Aviation History Presentation

C-130 Missions in Modern Global Combat Operations

In this dynamic presentation Major Varilek and ERAU Prescott Graduate Captain Arnold (USAF) will cover their participation as both airlift and Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) pilots during operations ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, INHERENT RESOLVE and Combine Joint Task Force (CJTF) Horn of Africa counterinsurgency support. The presentation will also include the pilot training pathway they took to become USAF C-130 pilots. 

Wed., April 10 - 7pm - 8pm Davis Learning Center (DLC) Auditorium
Softball vs. Marymount California - Double Header Fri. April 19 - TBA Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium Presents: Beyond Our Solar System - Exploring Alien Worlds

Over the past few decades, we have just started to discover planets orbiting stars other than our Sun. This show explores the journey we have taken to uncover these distant worlds and and brings to light some of the exciting discoveries we have made about these incredible objects existing far beyond our own solar system. The experience will be narrated live by Planetarium Director Eric Edelman.

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Fri. April 19 - Sat. April 20 - Various Showtimes - Approx. 40 mins The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium
Softball vs. Marymount California - Double Header Sat. April 20 - TBA Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium Presents: Phantom of the Universe - The Hunt for Dark Matter

Join us for a 10 minute tour of the objects of interest for stargazers in our evening sky followed by a half hour investigation into the subject of dark matter!

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent cosmos, Phantom of the Universe is a new fulldome planetarium show designed to immerse audiences in the search for dark matter. Narrated by Tilda Swinton

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Fri. April 26 - Various Showtimes - Approx. 40 mins The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium

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