TWIN FALLS — The Faulkner Planetarium is featuring a new show, “Dinosaurs at Dusk: the Origins of Flight.”

In the movie, viewers will journey 250 million years back to the Mesozoic Era with Lucy, where she and her father explore the rise of feathered dinosaurs and pterosaurs, the largest creatures ever to take wing. Traveling from continent to continent and through the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods, the pair race across 165 million years to discover the origins of flight.

“We are very pleased to be able to bring this program to the residents of south-central Idaho. This fast-paced romp will appeal to everyone from young dinosaur-crazy kids to their parents and those with a general interest in dinosaurs. It is a family friendly program,” Planetarium Manager Rick Greenawald said in a statement.

Show times for Dec. 26 through Jan. 8:

  • Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays — 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Wednesdays and Thursdays — 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Show times for Jan. 9 through Feb. 1:

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  • Tuesdays and Fridays — 7 p.m.
  • Saturdays — 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

The planetarium is in the Herrett Center for Arts and Science on the College of Southern Idaho campus on North College Road. Admission prices are: adults $6, seniors $5, students — including CSI students with a valid student ID — $4, and children younger than 2 are admitted free. More information, including a movie trailer, go to http://herrett.csi.edu.

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