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What’s Happening?

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

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


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 17, Sat 9am-1pm…Steve Veatch will be teaching the class “Basic Paleontology: An Introduction to the Fossil Record”.   Register with the RMDRC by calling 719-686-1820 X104; ask for Deb.  This course is for ages 12 to adult.  Course fee: $20 plus museum admission of $11.50. Class must be prepaid at registration and includes a certificate of completion and handouts.  Students need to bring a notebook, pen, and clipboard.  Click here for more info!

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


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




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