RVCC Planetarium to Host Meditation Programs in August

The Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in Branchburg will offer multiple presentations of its “Meditation under the Stars” program in August. The one-hour program will be presented Friday, August 7, 1:15 p.m.; Friday, August 14, 1:15 p.m.; Monday, August 17, 7 p.m.; and Friday, August 28, 5 p.m. Led by relaxation specialist Barbara Cannell, the program is held in the serene environment of the RVCC Planetarium. Participants learn to release tension and stress during a guided meditation as the Planetarium’s digital dome overhead transforms into a “flight” through the Universe. Admission to each session is $7 per person. The program is appropriate for teens and adults. For additional information and reservations, call 908-231-8805. In 2015, the Planetarium at RVCC is celebrating 25 years of bringing astronomy to the children and adults of New Jersey. Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development and personal enrichment courses. RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.