Events

Second Sunday with Friends: Dino Dig!

When:
October 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Where:
Lackawanna County Children's Library
520 Vine Street
Scranton, PA 18509
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Lackawanna County Children's Library
570-348-3000, ext. 3015

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Second Sunday with Friends: Dino Dig!

Join the dig  with Field Paleontologists Mike and Roberta Straka!

Interactive fossil talk to ready the Jr. Paleontologists to go on their dig! Field Paleontologist Mike will cover how and where fossils are found. See some amazing discoveries from the time of the dinosaurs to the time of the ice age. Paleontologist Roberta will take the Jr. Paleontologists on their dig. Locate some fossil bones during the dig, and with Roberta’s help, place the fossil bones on a Triceratops cut out. Youth will build a Triceratops with the fossil bones they discover during their dig.

After the dig, everyone may spend time viewing the fossil museum!

For families and ages 5 and up.

Limited to 50 participants for the dig portion. Registration is required.

To register, click the green button above, or call (570) 348-3000, ext. 3015.

To cancel your registration, in the event you are unable to attend, please call to notify us. This gives another child an opportunity to participate.

 

About the presenters:

Mike and Roberta Straka have been conducting and managing paleontological digs in North and South Dakota since 1978. Each year, they teach paleontology and geology in elementary schools and libraries throughout NY, NJ and PA. In addition, Mike is the lead curator for the teams’ fossil collection.

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