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Carthage College Paleontology Talk

Wednesday, October 30, 2019; 6pm-7pm

Hear Carthage paleontology students who have recently returned from presenting their research at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology’s annual meeting in Australia. Their research is on the growth and development of dinosaurs, marine reptiles, and mammoths. This program is free and open to the public.


Museum Munchkins

Wednesdays, 9:30am-10am | Location: Kenosha Public Museum

Join Museum staff and volunteers for a fun program designed to get you and your preschooler excited about science and the world around them. Each week you’ll explore a new theme with stories, songs, and activities using pieces from our collection.

Munchkins Schedule

October 2 – T. rex @ DDM; October 9 – Opossums; October 16 – Trilobites; October 23 – Spiders; October 30 – Bats; November 6 – Skunks; November 13 – Cockroaches; November 20 – Therizinosaurus @ DDM; November 27 – Turkeys; December 4 – Penguins; December 11 – Mammoths; December 18 – Narwhals


Nature Lab

Second Saturdays; Noon-2:30pm | Location: Kenosha Public Museum

Learn about the animals featured in From Curiosity to Science through hands-on art, building, and experimentation activities.

November 9, 2019 – Nocturnal Animals – experiment with echolocation, test how your eyes see color, design and decorate ears that help you listen for predators.


Free Drop-In Programs

Join the Kenosha Public Museum and Kenosha Public Library for free family fun.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019: Nocturnal Animal Art
4pm-5pm at Northside Library

Sunday, November 10, 2019: Dynamite Dinosaurs
Noon-3pm at Kenosha Public Museum


Gift Shop Sale

Friday, November 29 – Sunday, December 1
Locations: Dinosaur Discovery Museum, Kenosha Public Museum, Civil War Museum

Enjoy 20% off purchases. Friends of the Museums (FOM) members can take a chance in store to get an additional 10%, 15% or 20% off – up to 40% off.  Sale excludes books, media and consignments, and cannot be combined with any other offer.


Frost Fest

Friday, December 27 & Monday, December 30 | 1-4pm | Location: Kenosha Public Museum

Friday – Learn about winter traditions, play Nordic games, make your own Viking shield, and explore cultures that inspire movies like Frozen.

Monday – Discover how people around the world celebrate the New Year and make decorations for your own celebration.


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