Celebrate National Fossil Day on October 14 with an SCFD Free Day at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Celebrate National Fossil Day on October 14 with an SCFD Free Day at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Special fossil-fun programming scheduled throughout the day

DENVER-October 8, 2012-The Denver Museum of Nature & Science invites families and visitors of all ages to celebrate National Fossil Day during SCFD Free Day on Sunday, October 14. Museum visitors will enjoy special fossil-fun activities, arts and crafts, dance performances, and more.

National Fossil Day FREE Day Events

Sunday, October 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., FREE

For a complete list of activities, click here.

  • Trilobites Dig

Make a trilobite mask and dig for trilobites in the Discovery Zone.

  • Scavenger Hunt

Using clues, go on a hunt for mammoths and mastodons.

  • Gems, Minerals, Rocks

See and touch gems, minerals, and rocks from the Museum's collections.

  • Dance

Learn some rocking dance steps from Community-Minded Dance.

  • Snowmastodon Anniversary

It's been two years since the Ice Age fossil site was discovered near Snowmass Village. See some of the iconic specimens from the site on display in Prehistoric Journey.

  • FREE Day Favorites

Enjoy face painting, Secrets of the Dioramas Tours, and Mr. Bones, the giant walking dinosaur skeleton.

Media Contact
Charlotte Hurley, Charlotte.Hurley@dmns.org, 303-370-6407

 
About the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain Region's leading resource for informal science education. A variety of engaging exhibits, discussions and activities help Museum visitors celebrate and understand the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth and the universe. The Museum is located at 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO, 80205.  To learn more about the Museum, check www.dmns.org, or call 303-370-6000.
 
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Many of the Museum's educational programs and exhibits are made possible in part by the citizens of the seven-county metro area through the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.

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