SCFD FREE Day Celebrating National Fossil Day Monday, October 16, 2017

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FUN WITH THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Find your favorite park and enjoy activities celebrating National Fossil Day with the National Park Service.
South Atrium, Level 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

MUSEUM EARTH SCIENCES COLLECTIONS
Meet Museum scientists and touch, see, and explore specimens from the Museum’s own earth sciences collections.
South Atrium, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

WESTERN INTERIOR PALEONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Discover local fossils and learn how to identify them.
South Atrium, Level 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

MINERAL EDUCATION COALITION
Explore the importance of mining and minerals in your everyday life.
South Atrium, Level 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

PREHISTORIC JOURNEY
Discover how studying fossils teaches us about the history of life, past climates, and ancient landscapes.
Prehistoric Journey, Level 3, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

SEE THE THORNTON TRICERATOPS!
See the newest dinosaur in our collections—the Thornton Triceratops. Visit the Prep Lab and watch as volunteers and staff prepare fossil material collected by Museum scientists.
Prehistoric Journey, Schlessman Family Laboratory of Earth Sciences, Level 3, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

SCAVENGER HUNT
Pick up a scavenger hunt and explore the Museum’s world-famous wildlife dioramas!
Bridge, Level 2, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

FREE FACE PAINTING
Get your face painted with a fun design.
South Atrium, Level 1, 10 a.m.–12:45 p.m. and 2–4:45 p.m.

MR. BONES
Check out paleopuppeteer “Mr. Bones” and his life-size dinosaur puppets.
Throughout the Museum, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

NOTE: PROGRAMMING SUBJECT TO CHANGE 

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