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2022


Oct 8 Sat., 11:00am – 3:00pmFossils and Amber…Harold Taylor…This is a hands-on event to touch and learn about fossils from around the world. See insects stuck in amber, check out trilobites from 450 million years ago, coral from 360 million years ago, learn the difference between clams and brachiopods, and yes, there will be dinosaur bones you can touch. In fact, you can take some home with you! Fossils and jewelry made with fossils will be available for purchase.


Oct 15 Sat., 11:00am-3:00pmMusic Boxes…Steve Leininger…Mechanical music boxes have been around since the early 1800’s. Mostly found in toys and jewelry boxes today, they were once THE source of the home before the invention of the player piano and record player. Find out how they work, and how they inspired the development of computers.


Oct 22 Sat., 1:00pm-2:00pmWoW, Science is Awesome!…Science Matters…This program has it all! Disappearing and reappearing messages, toothpaste for an elephant, a flaming dollar bill, a shower where you don't get wet, and much more.


Oct 22 Sat., 11:00am-3:00pm…Operation Lifesaver, Inc (OLI) is a non-profit organization and nationally-recognized leader of rail safety education. Since 1972, OLI has been committed to preventing collisions, injuries and fatalities on and around railroad tracks and highway-rail grade crossings, with the support of public education programs in states across the U.S. They will offer numerous activities for all ages related to safety and will have different items for visitors to take home.


Oct 29 Sat., 1:00pm-2:00pmSpooky Tales with Puppy Tails…Watch as a bubbling brew full of creepy ingredients is either transformed into something scary or into something sweet! Wear your Halloween costume and stay for the parade and costume contest. Join Denise, the Border Collies Joey and Kira after the parade and contest to have your picture taken with Joey and Kira in front of a Halloween backdrop.


Nov 11, Fri., 9:00am-6:00pm…Veteran’s DayGet one half off of regular admission with active or retired Military I.D.


Nov 12 Sat., 11;00am-3:00pmWhat is Energy? …It's something we all have and something we all need. Come have fun while we learn about different kinds of energy and the energy sources we use to power our lives.


Nov 19 Sat., 1:00pm-3:00pmStorigami…Denise Gard…Discover how the ancient art of storytelling is combined with Origami in this engaging workshop. Create 2-3 masterpieces to take home. You and your child will be mesmerized as you do this craft and see the shapes emerge as you put them in a story.


Nov 25, Thurs., - ThanksgivingDRC will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day. We will reopen on Friday, November 25th.


Dec 10 Sat., 1:00pm-3:00pm…Triceratops Activity Table…Science Matters…Come to the DRC and learn about the Triceratops, the dinosaur with horns on its face. See pictures and learn interesting facts. Then make a Triceratops mask to take home. The Triceratops might become your favorite dino!


Dec 11 Sun., 11:00am-2:00pm…Santa and the DinosMake a trip to the Dinosaur Resource Center for a visit with Santa and the Dinosaurs! We will have our craft table available to make an ornament for our Christmas tree as well as one for yourselves. Join us for some Christmas fun! Included with museum admissions.


Dec 17 Sat., 1:00pm-3:00pm…Santa’s Missing SleighDenise Gard…Santa’s sleigh is missing! Joey, Kira, and Elf Denise search for the missing sleigh. Will they find it in time or will Christmas be cancelled? Fun tales and joy abound in these merry tales! Kids can make a fun holiday craft at the end and take pictures in front of our cool back drop with Santa, elf Denise and Santa’s helpers…the famous Border Collies Kira and Joey!


Dec 23 Sun., 11:00am-2:00pm…Santa and the DinosMake a trip to the Dinosaur Resource Center for a visit with Santa and the Dinosaurs! We will have our craft table available to make an ornament for our Christmas tree as well as one for yourselves. Join us for some Christmas fun! Included with museum admissions.


Dec 24, Sat., 9:00am-3:00pm…Christmas EveDRC will be closing early at 3:00pm.


Dec 25, Sun., - Christmas Day...DRC will be closed on Christmas Day. We will reopen on Monday, December 26th.




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