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Dinosaur Weekend Family Fun

Springfield Science Museum

January 31, 2008

The Springfield Museums' Weekend Family Fun series will continue on Saturday, February 9, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. with "Discovering Dinosaurs." Activities are free with the price of museum admission unless noted.

Weekend Family Fun programs are sponsored by T.D. Banknorth.

Scheduled Presentations
Learn all about dinosaurs with Pat the Paleontologist as he roams through the museum; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Science Museum.
Juggle Joy performs "Why Did the Dinosaur Cross the Road;" 1 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts.
Pat the Paleontologist present "Digging in Your Own Backyard," a slide show about New England dinosaurs; 2 & 2:30 p.m., Science Museum.

Ongoing Activities
Visit the special exhibit Dinosaurs! Land, Sea and Air and see moving, roaring prehistoric creatures; Science Museum. ($3 per person ages 3 and up).
Make your own prehistoric pet; 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Science Museum.
Make a flying pteranodon; noon-3:45 p.m., G.W.V. Smith Art Museum.
Dinosaur hands-on Family Science: play games and build puzzles; noon-3:45 p.m., Science Museum.
Uncover the "Mystery of the Disappearing Dinosaurs" in a special planetarium show; 2 p.m., Science Museum. (additional fee)
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