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UNT briefs

Sky Theater planetarium sets Saturday series

The Sky Theater planetarium at the University of North Texas is launching a Saturday matinee program starting Saturday.

The first program will be “Flight Adventures” about the science of flight through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather, which will air at noon Saturday. Admission is $3.

This will be the first of several matinee programs each month, and the schedule is available at

Childhood music classes scheduled

The University of North Texas Early Childhood Music program will offer two sessions this semester to teach young children about music with their parents and peers in their age groups.

The 10-week session begins Sept. 13. Children from birth to 24 months of age will start at 8:30 a.m. or 10 a.m. at a cost for $140 for the session. The session for children who are 25 to 48 months of age will start at 9:10 a.m. or 10:40 a.m. and cost $160.

A five-week session will start Oct. 26 and will cost $70 for participants ranging in age from birth to 24 months and $80 for children ages 25 months to 5 years. The younger class will be at 8:30 a.m. or 10 a.m., and the session for ages 25 to 48 months will be at 9:10 a.m. or 10:40 a.m. A session for ages 3 1/2 years to 5 years will be offered at 11:30 a.m.

For more information and registration forms, visit


Music hackathon scheduled Sept. 13-15

The University of North Texas will conduct a music hackathon Sept. 13-15, bringing together those interested in unique music applications like designers, developers, programmers, industry experts and musicians.

Attendees will be able to mingle with members of industry to brainstorm ideas, and guests can attend lectures as well as listen to live music.

Registration is required, and the cost is $25 for UNT students and $45 for UNT faculty and the general public.

The event will be held at UNT’s Innovation Greenhouse.

For more information, contact Nancy Hong at