Upcoming events…please check back often for more detailed updates!
NOTE: Calendar subject to change. Please check again prior to attending an event.
Nov 22, Thurs…Thanksgiving…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closed.
Dec. 1st , Sat-11:00am-2:00pm– Dissecting Billy Bass – Susanne & Steve Leininger – What makes Billy Bass sing and move with the music? Let’s take him apart and see what is inside! But wait, there’s more! Can we “hack” Billy Bass so that we can make him do what WE want him to do? See the tools and techniques used to disassembly, explore and modify toys! You will have a fun day with Billy Bass learning something about toys that seem to move under their own power. Plus, The Magic of Electromagnets! Magnets are magic, right? What if you could make a magnet that you could turn on and off? Well, it turns out you can, and it is EVERYWHERE in our lives. Find out about the electromagnets around you and build one yourself to take home!
Dec 1, Sat-11:00am-2:00pm…Dissecting Billy Bass…Presented by Steve and Susanne Leininger…What makes Billy Bass sing and move with the music? Let’s take him apart and see what is inside! But wait, there’s more! Can we “hack” Billy Bass so that we can make him do what WE want him to do? See the tools and techniques used to disassembly, explore and modify toys! You will have a fun day with Billy Bass learning something about toys that seem to move under their own power.
Dec 15, Sat-12:30pm-2:30pm…Winter Wonderland…Mrs. Claus (Cathy Kelsay) returns once again to bring all her puppet friends and their special holiday stories and songs to life. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at the Dinosaur Resource Center at 12:30pm. The show starts 1:00pm. After the show you get to help Mrs. Claus make Santa Claus masks to take home. Treat bags will be given to all children at the end of the program.
Dec 15-20, Sat-Thurs…Santa and the Dinos…Santa will be at the Dinosaur Resource Center on the following days:
Dec 15, Sat-12:30pm-3:00pm
Dec 16, Sun-11:00am-2:00pm
Dec 17, Mon-11:00am-2:00pm
Dec 18, Tues-11:00am-2:00pm
Dec 19, Wed-11:00am-2:00pm
Dec 20, Thurs-11:00am-2:00pm
Dec 24, Mon…Christmas Eve…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closing at 3:00pm on Christmas Eve.
Dec 25, Tues…Christmas Day…Happy Holidays!!! The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closed on Christmas day. We will re-open on Wednesday, Dec. 26th.
Dec 27, Thurs-9:00am-6:00pm…Kid’s Free Day…2 children, ages 12 and under, will receive FREE admission with one paid regular priced adult admission. We will have the following booths for you to enjoy: Colorado Springs Astronomical Society 10:00am-4:00pm -Will have a static Astronomy display with handouts and an activity to take home, Pikes Peak Library District 10:00am-4:00pm-Activity table, John Patterson 10:00am-4:00pm-Dinosaur, astronomy and landscape art. John will give lessons on how to draw prehistoric and modern animals, astronomy art and landscapes, Cool Science-10:00am-4:00pm with 2 shows at 11:30am & 1:30pm “Super Cold Show”-Cool Science will demonstrate some amazing properties of liquid nitrogen and show what happens to gasses and various everyday objects when they are exposed to extremely cold temperatures. Between shows kids can experiments with dry ice and see liquid nitrogen up close. Flash & Thelma Memorial Hedgehog Rescue 10:00am-4:00pm-Will answer your questions about these wonderful mammals that were here when the dinosaurs were alive and still thriving. You can even pet them!
Dec 31, Mon…New Year’s Eve…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closing at 3:00pm on New Year’s Eve.