dinosaur museum

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Upcoming events….please check back often for more detailed updates!

NOTE: Calendar subject to change. Please check again prior to attending an event.

2015

ppng_logo2Aug 15 & 16, Sat. 10:00am-4:00pm, Sun., 10:00am-3:00pm…Model Railroad Club…Welcome to the Pikes Peak “N’ Gineers traveling layout exhibition. The scenes are based on areas real or imaginary within 300 miles of Colorado Springs. The club members are more than willing to share with you the history of the layout and how the scenes came into existence. There will also be a switching puzzle table for a “hands on” experience. This is a great opportunity to learn about trains, find out about some Colorado history and PLAY!!!! Please join us for this very FUN event.

Aug 22, Sat 1:30pm-2:30pm…Chemistry Magic…Science and Magic. They are actually the same thing. Most magic tricks have a scientific explanation and you’re about to find out the secret behind these scientific magic tricks. This event includes burning water, Mushroom Man, water that changes into Kool-Aid and back again, dry ice, and more.  There will also be take home project for the children.

Sept 5, Sat 10:00am-3:30pm…Native American DaySeven Falls Dancers-performances at 1:00pm & 2:30pm, Rocky Mountain Wildlife-Wolves,  Top Banana Events-Balloons, Moonshine Industry-bath and body products, jewelry, home accessories, gift items, Maid of Paint-face painting, The Flash and Thelma Memorial Hedgehog Rescue, Delores Bead Work-jewelry, Leather & Feathers-original southwestern art, Native Rains-Native American crafts, Wings & Warriors-service dog training, FOOD-Wally’s Tamales, Lorenzo Tsosie-Indian Tacos and Fry Bread, Edible Cotton

Oct 10, Sat 1:30…“Harry Potter Show”…Join Science Matters  as we explore the wizarding world of Harry Potter!  Learn some of the magical secrets a real wizard would use while watching exciting hands on demonstrations of Disappearing Ink, Levitation, Potions, and more.  Budding scientists will discover some of the principals of flight as we learn about what it would take to really fly a broomstick.  Finally, we will make our own mini-rockets to simulate the flight on a broomstick.  Join us and go behind the scenes of magic and wizardry where we discover IT’S NOT MAGIC, IT’S REALLY SCIENCE!!

Oct 24, Sat 1:30pm-3:00pm…Halloween Show – ”Spooky Tales” – Have a spooky good time with dead bride, Denise Gard, and her Border Collie Sienna, in this fun Halloween program.  Help Denise and Sienna concoct a bubbling brew while enjoying some creepy tales set in Colorado. Show starts at 1:30pm…Even Sienna will be in costume!  At the end of this family-friendly show there will be a parade led by Sienna, and a costume contest for all. Prizes will be given for the Scariest, the Funniest, the Most Creative costume, and the Best Dinosaur Costume.  So get your costume and imagination ready and come prepared for a very interactive Halloween show…treat bags will be given to all children!

Nov 11, Wed…Veterans Day…Military personnel receive 1/2 off of regular admission with active or retired military I.D

Nov 21, Sat 1:30pm…“Turkey’s Everywhere”…Hear lots of Thanksgiving stories and songs, make your own Pilgrim bag puppet and then join Cathy Kelsay in putting on your very own puppet show with YOU as the star.  Take your puppets home after the show.

Nov 26, Thursday…Thanksgiving Day…RMDRC will be closed

Dec 12, Sat 1:00pm…“Winter Wonderland”, Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a fun filled afternoon.  Meet Santa from 12:30pm-3:00pm and let him know your Christmas wishes, then join Mrs. Claus for a show with stories and songs at 1:00pm.  End your Christmas adventure by making a colorful Reindeer craft to take home.

Dec 24, Thurs…Christmas Eve...RMDRC Will close at 3:00pm

Dec 25, Fri…Christmas Day…RMDRC will be closed

Dec 29, Tues 9:00am-5:00pm…Kid’s FREE Day…2 children, ages 12 and under, will receive FREE admission with one paid regular priced adult admission. Join Nature’s Educators at the Dinosaur Resource Center as they discuss what raptors, reptiles, and dinosaurs all have in common and what differences they have.   You’ll get the opportunity to meet live birds of prey and reptiles! Learn their personal stories and find out which are closely related to the dinosaurs.  Be sure to come with questions and your cameras! Shows at 11:30am and 2:00pm.

Dec 31, Thurs…New Year’s Eve…RMDRC will close at 3:00pm

2016

Jan 1, Fri…New Year’s Day…RMDRC will be closed

 

 

 

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