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Today - Thursday, August 21
Museum Open 10am to 8pm
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10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Spend some time exploring the world of art in our Creative Arts Center, where guests have the opportunity to explore clay, explore paint and amazing recycled creations! During the week the theater will also be open for dramatic play.
 
Tinker Tots
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Special programming in the MakerSpace for our youngest guests. Learn how to make ice cream, side walk chalk, and learn how our MakerSpace can be explored by even the smallest of children.
 
Mine It
10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Come and explore our new mining sluice with Paleo Jo and her fellow miners. Uncover your own fossils and gemstones and learn about mining and excavating in our special exhibit.
 
Curiosity Corner
11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m.
Stop at the Curiosity Corner to explore the day's science concepts and see how amazing and fun science can be! 
 
MakerSpace Demo
1:30 p.m.
During these demonstrations learn all about the tools and equipment available for use in our MakerSpace. From how to safely work a drill press or sewing machine to exploring the world of 3D printing and soldering. Watch out for these special and fun demonstrations using real tools!
 
Paleo Plunge
3:00 p.m.
Join us for dinosaur-sized fun as we play, explore and learn about dinosaurs, fossils, and excavating in our special exhibit. Activities will include games, scientific discoveries, and crafts.
 
Nature Story Time
4:00 p.m.
Enjoy an interactive story and learn about our wonderful world. You might even meet our resident reptile, Sir Isaac Newton!
 
Dino-Mite Thursdays
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

We are open late until eight each Thursday during the summer! Enjoy free complimentary upcharge to our summer exhibit, Dinos: The Big Dig!

 
Friends at Play
10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Friends at Play will help children gain social skills through a variety of fun group activities which will include games, stories, crafts and movement activities.
 
Mine It
10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Come and explore our new mining sluice with Paleo Jo and her fellow miners. Uncover your own fossils and gemstones and learn about mining and excavating in our special exhibit.
 
Mine It
7:00 p.m.
Come and explore our new mining sluice with Paleo Jo and her fellow miners. Uncover your own fossils and gemstones and learn about mining and excavating in our special exhibit.
 
Body in Motion
7:30 p.m.
Get your body moving as we end a fun day at the museum with Body in Motion. We'll get moving with fun activities like learning a dance, playing with parachutes, jump roping, hula hoops, co-ops-a-walks, obstacle courses and more!