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Friday, November 19, 2010

The Harry Potter Party at Clark Planetarium

I had the amazing opportunity to attend the Harry Potter 7 party at the Clark Planetarium last night compliments of UTA. Yes, you heard me right. A HARRY POTTER PARTY AT THE CLARK PLANETARIUM!!!
It was so very fun. I hadn't been to the Clark Planetarium before and I was just totally blown away by how amazing it was. CG and I got to go together. We pretended like it was a date. You know dates like grown ups go on. Of course, the entire time we were talking about how much fun our girls would have if it hadn't started after their bed time. I debated about bringing them, but this morning was the school Turkey Trot and we have to have our priorities.

Speaking of priorities, we got to enjoy a laser show while we were there. The last time I went to a laser show was when I was in high school. It was U2. Ah, the memories. And if you've ever wondered how the laser show would look in pictures, here you go. Sans flash, of course. I'm not that much of a hillbilly.
And "Ms. Trelawny's sister" was there reading tea leaves. It was awesome. At first I thought it was a joke, then maybe not. She said some pretty interesting things that lead me to believe that I am either a HUGE stereotype or she's got some specials talents going on. A lot of the evidence suggests the stereotype theory. So, the jury is still out about the Leaf Lady and how much of a sucker I really am, but either way, we had fun.
We were also sorted into our Hogwarts houses. CG is Ravenclaw and I am Hufflepuff. We had cupcakes with chocolate frogs and spent a few minutes wandering through Diagon Alley, formerly known as the gift shop. A surprisingly affordable gift shop. One thing is for sure...the Clark Planetarium really knows how to throw a party.

And I even had my picture taken with a celebrity.

**The tickets to the Harry Potter Premier party at the Clark Planetarium were provided to us by UTA and the Mom Aboard campaign. All opinions, tea leaf readings and childish Harry Potter obsessions are my own.**

7 comments:

Tauni said...

I am so glad you had a good time last night - can't believe we didn't see you. We had the boys though and didn't stay to long. We were home by 10 p.m. :)

Wasn't the party great?!

I will look into seeing if we can't figure out a way to get your girls to the Planetarium!

Kristina P. said...

I have never been to a laser show. But I have been to the Planetarium. Where I watched babies get thrown into pools. It was awesome.

Just got back from HP. I only went because I heard there was a nude scene. I was sorely disappointed.

Jillybean said...

The last laser show I went to was at Hansen Planetarium. It was Pink Floyd, and longer ago than I care to admit.
The HP party sounds like so much fun!

Missy said...

How Fun!!!

jillytacy said...

Sounds like a blast. A grown up date night is always fun no matter where you go or what you do!

Barbaloot said...

I guess if you're gonna see Harry Potter, Clark Planetarium is the way to go!

Adrian's Crazy Life said...

Wasn't that fun! I just posted my review also. My little Wizard had the BEST time there!

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