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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.

2020

Jan 25, Sat., 1:00pm-2:00pmBrave Dogs-True Dog stories of heroismIn this program Denise Gard’s famous Border Collie, Joey, acts out heroic dog stories! Did you know that Border Collies were used as messenger dogs during WWII? Discover what makes a dog a hero in this informative and interactive show! Then make your own dog tags!

Feb 15, Sat., 11:00am-3:00pm…Lego Engineering Workshop…Join Play-Well TEKnologies for an all new LEGO engineering workshop. Power up your skills with instructors and thousands of LEGO pieces. Apply real world concepts in physics and engineering and build dinosaurs as well as excavate a fossil site with LEGO construction vehicles. Programs are at 11:00am and 1:30pm. Best for ages 5-16 but everyone is welcome to join in. Participants should come at the beginning of the program so that the instructor can better help you with your designs. Participants may not keep their LEGO designs.

Feb 22, Sat., 1:00pm-2:00pm….Space Adventures…Science Matters…What do we know about space? From gravity to wind to chemical reactions, outer space is a very different place from Earth. Learn about the properties of space, make a comet out of dry ice, and explore a non-Newtonian substance! Come on down to the DRC and pack your sense of adventure with you!

Mar 7, Sat., 10:00am-6:00pm…Free Scout Day… All Scouts and leaders IN UNIFORM receive free admission to the DRC. Presenters list will be added as we receive them.

Apr 25, Sat., 1:00pm-2:00pm…Crushed by Air…Science Matters…Did you know that every second of everyday you have an elephant worth of weight on your shoulders? You don’t notice it, but it’s always there and it is caused by AIR! The air around us is always pushing on us with almost 15 pounds on every square inch of our body. We are literally being crushed by AIR. Come see the science behind this natural and everyday phenomenon. Have FUN and learn interesting facts about the air that surrounds us!

May 10, Sun., 10:00am-5:00pm…Mother’s Day…Mother’s get in free with one paid adult or child admission.

May 25, Mon., 9:00am-6:00pm…Memorial Day…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be open.

June 20, Sat., 10:00am-3:00pm…Outdoor Family Fun Day…Details will be added as we receive them.

June 21, Sun., 10:00am-5:00pm…Father’s Day…Father’s get in free with one paid adult or child admission.

July 4, Sat., 9:00am-6:00pm…Military Appreciation Day…One half off of regular admission with active or retired Military I.D.

Jul 11, Sat., 9:00am-3:00pm…Outdoor Arts & Crafts Fair…Details will be added as we receive them

Sept 7, Mon., 9:00am-6:00pm…Labor Day…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be open.

Nov 11, Mon., 10:00am-6:00pm…Veteran’s Day One half off of regular admission with active or retired Military I.D.

Nov 26, Thurs…Thanksgiving…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closed.

Dec 5, Sat., 1:00pm-2:00pm…WOW Science…Science Matters…Ever wonder how to make bubbles or watch styrofoam disappear? You can learn the answer to these questions, plus make Elephant’s toothpaste, check out the forces of a wind tunnel and shoot off an Air Zooka. Bring your camera and questions and get ready for a lot of FUN!

Dec 24, Thurs…9:00am-3:00pm…Christmas Eve…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closing at 3:00pm on Christmas Eve.

Dec 25, Fri…Christmas Day…Happy Holidays!!! The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closed on Christmas day. We will re-open on Saturday, Dec. 26th.

Dec 31, Thurs., 9:00am-3:00pm…New Year’s Eve…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closing at 3:00pm on New Year’s Eve.

 

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