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Dinosaurs and Birds - The Link Between Them

Events

 

Pringle Fall Fun Fest

Saturday, September 18  |  11am – 3pm  |  Location: Pringle Nature Center

Stop by the Dinosaur Discovery Museum’s station at the festival to learn about the link between dinosaurs and birds, explore dinosaur fossils, and hear a children’s natural science concert featuring Museum Munchkins’ Mr. Nick.

 

 

 

 

Members Only DDM Tour and Fossil Cleaning for Families

Tuesday, September 21  |  6pm – 7:30pm  |  Free but registration required  |  Register Here

Explore the museum after hours and hear stories about the building and the collections inside.  Then learn how to clean and prepare real Jurassic dinosaur fossils!  For Friends of the Museums members only.  Not a member yet?  Join today!

 

 

 

 

National Fossil Day

Saturday, October 16  |  12pm – 4pm

Celebrate all things fossils with activities involving this year’s theme – Arctic Dinosaurs. Plus, get certified as a Junior Paleontologist through the National Park Service!

 

 

 

 

 

Dinos in the Dark

Fridays, October 15 – 29  |  $5 ($10 non-members)

Please register for a specific date and time:

October 15:  5pm  |  6pm  |  7pm  |  8pm

October 22:  5pm  |  6pm  |  7pm  |  8pm

October 29:  5pm  |  6pm  |  7pm  |  8pm

Bring a flashlight and walk among the skeletons of the Dinosaur Discovery Museum. The dinosaurs will come alive in the shadows as you discover their unique features. Advance registration required for this popular event.

 

 

 

 

Ghost Hunting – For High School Students

Friday, October 15  |  9pm – 11pm  |  $10 ($20 non-members)  |  Register Here

Visit the museum after hours to hear spooky stories of strange happenings. Explore possible evidence of the paranormal, including pictures and EVPs captured by real life ghost hunters. Then investigate the museum for yourself.  This event is for students in high school only.  Space is limited.  Advance registration required.

 

 

 

Ghost Hunting – For Adults Ages 18 and Older

Friday, October 29  |  9pm – 11pm  |  $10 ($20 non-members)  |  Register Here

Visit the museum after hours to hear spooky stories of strange happenings. Explore possible evidence of the paranormal, including pictures and EVPs captured by real life ghost hunters. Then investigate the museum for yourself.  This event is for adults only.  Space is limited.  Advance registration required.

 

 

 

 

Museum Munchkins

Wednesdays  |  9:30am – 10am  |  Location: Outside KPM (in case of inclement weather, we will move inside the museum)

Get your preschooler excited about science and the world around them through stories, songs and activities using pieces from the museum collection.

 

 

AUGUST:  4 – Quokkas;  11 – Rhinoceros;  18 – Sea Turtles;  25 – Pike

SEPTEMBER:  1 – Potoos;  8 – Raccoons;  15 – Giraffes;  22 – Hissing Cockroaches;  29 – Tigers

OCTOBER:  6 – Ravens;  13 – Cryolophosaurus;  20 – Bats;  27 – Spiders

NOVEMBER:  3 – Beavers;  10 – Anaconda;  17 – White Tail Deer;  24 – Turkeys

DECEMBER:  1 – Walrus;  8 – Penguins;  15 – Wolves;  22 – Caribou;  29 – Polar Bears

 

 

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