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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.


Nov 16, Sat., 1:00pm-3:00pm…Eleven Mile State ParkJoin a Colorado Parks and Wildlife Ranger and learn what wildlife-like deer need to survive in a habitat of competing interests. Play a fun and interactive game where participants will race for survival in a simulated habitat. Great for all ages! The game adds different components and obstacles for adult participants too. Everyone can join in with this hands on family centered presentation.

Nov 28, Thurs…Thanksgiving…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closed.

Dec 14th, Sat…1:00pm-3:00pmYou Better Watch OutSanta Claus and Mrs. Claus 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 DRC at 12:30pm. The show starts at 1:00pm. After the show you get to help Mrs. Claus make a Reindeer to take home. There will be treat bags given out at the end of the show.

Dec., 15th & 21st11:00am-2:00pm….Santa and the DinosMake a trip to the Dinosaur Resource Center to 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!

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

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

Dec 27, Fri…9:00am-6:00pm…Kids FREE Day…2 children, ages 12 and under, will receive FREE admission with one paid regular priced adult admission. The following booths will be at the DRC from 10:00am-4:00pm: Cool Science“Balloon Science” show at 11:30 and 1:30. Fun for all ages with hands on activities between shows, Colorado Springs Astronomical SocietyIs there life out there? Explore the life of extremophiles that live in places not expected and imagine and create what we might think life elsewhere might look like, Flash & Thelma/Homeward Bound HedgiesLive Hedgehogs. Learn about these fascinating animals that were here with the dinosaurs, Pikes Peak Library District-Activity Table, John Patterson-Lessons on drawing dinosaurs for all ages. Cave of the Winds Mountain Park-Geology Lab, Friends of Dinosaur Ridge-“Molly” the robotic triceratops, Coloring Dinosaur masks to take home and a digging activity, YMCA of the Pikes Peak RegionDinosaur and science themed coloring pages to take home plus information on the YMCA, Nursing and Therapy Services of Colorado-Pipe cleaner finger puppets and paper sun catchers for the kids to make and take home, USAFA.edu-Stem demonstrations and hands on activities in chemistry, Science Matters-Meaningful and exciting Stem Challenges with science educator Amanda Miller. Join us for a fun filled day! Further details will be added. Keep checking our website for updates.

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



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