Mickey Rooney, Famed Hollywood Star, Joins...

Mickey Rooney, Famed Hollywood Star, Joins San Diego Air & Space Museum on May 7th

San Diego, 4.06.2011


San Diego, CA - April 7, 2011 - Mickey Rooney, famous actor known for National Velvet (1944) with Elizabeth Taylor, The Bridges at Toko-Ri (as a Navy fighter pilot) (1954), Black Stallion (1979) and most recently Night at the Museum (2006) is appearing at the San Diego Air & Space Museum's "Hollywood Studs & Starlets" fundraising event on May 7th. All proceeds from the event benefit the Museum's youth educational programs.

Mickey Rooney is a famed Hollywood star whose appearances on film, stage and television span almost ninety years. He has won multiple awards, including an Honorary Academy Award, an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award. Working as a performer since childhood, he rose to stardom as a teenager, and he has had one of the longest careers of any actor. We invite you to join us in the company of this true Hollywood legend.

Hollywood Studs & Starlets Event Information:
Location: San Diego Air & Space Museum, Balboa Park
2001 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
Date: Saturday May 7, 2011
Time: 5:30pm-10:30pm
Cost: $250-$300
Description: A glamorous evening that includes dancing, special dance performances, live entertainment (The Jazz Project Big Band with special guest Dave Scott), red carpet & paparazzi, celebrity impersonators, silent & live auctions and much more!

For more information on the San Diego Air & Space Museum please visit sandiegoairandspace.org.

The San Diego Air & Space Museum is California’s official air and space museum and education center. The Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and it was the first aero-themed Museum to be accredited by the American Association of Museums. Currently on display: SPACE: A Journey To Our Future, produced by Evergreen Exhibitions and presented in collaboration with NASA, this dynamic, multimedia exhibit looks back into the history of aeronautics and examines the many unknown questions of existence posed by future space exploration. The Museum is located at 2001 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101. The Museum and gift store are open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with admissions until 4:00 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. 


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