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April 2015

Volunteer of the Year: Ron Hayes

April 14, 2015 @ 8:00 am - April 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States

The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History will recognize the hard work of its volunteers April 13 through 17, as part of Volunteer Appreciation Week, sponsored by Arvest Bank. This year, the museum is proud to announce Ron Hayes as the recipient of the 2015 Tom Siegenthaler Volunteer of the Year Award. After retirement, Ron’s natural curiosity led him to volunteer with the museum in 2012. He began as a docent in the museum galleries—specifically, the Hall of the People of Oklahoma. For…

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OU Mom’s Weekend

April 17, 2015 @ 10:00 am - April 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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Complimentary admission to the museum for all mothers of OU students when OU student is present and proper OU student ID is shown.

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Family Invertebrate Fossil Field Trip

April 24, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - April 25, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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The Sam Noble Museum invites you to join invertebrate paleontology curator Dr. Steve Westrop for an exciting journey into Oklahoma’s Paleozoic past. Explore life in Oklahoma’s ancient oceans on Friday evening with a close-up look at some of the museum’s finest invertebrate specimens. On Saturday morning, we will depart from the museum at 9 a.m. and travel in university vans to the site where you will find a variety of marine fossils that you can take home. Bring a sack…

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May 2015

Brownie Girl Scout “Senses” Workshop at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

May 2, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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Have you used your senses today? Join us for a sense-ational experience as we use our senses to investigate the natural world in this exciting workshop! Brownie Scouts will complete all requirements for the “Senses” badge. Badge not included. The cost is $10 per scout and includes the workshop and general museum admission. Scouts registering individually are each required to have one adult chaperone. For troop registration, a minimum of one adult chaperone is required per five scouts. Attending chaperones…

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Junior Girl Scout “Detective” Workshop at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

May 2, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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The game is afoot! Join us as we investigate a museum mystery using natural science techniques and some good old-fashioned detective work. Junior Girl Scouts will complete all requirements for their “Detective” badge. Badge not included. The cost is $10 per scout and includes the workshop and general museum admission. Scouts registering individually are each required to have one adult chaperone. For troop registration, a minimum of one adult chaperone is required per five scouts. Attending chaperones receive complimentary admission.…

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Free First Monday

May 4, 2015
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Every month on the first Monday until December 7, 2015
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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Enjoy complimentary admission to the museum the first Monday of every month. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays. School groups scheduling a general visit without programs will not be charged admission on Free First Mondays.

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Mother's Day at the Museum

May 10, 2015
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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Complimentary admission to all mothers in honor of Mother's Day.

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June 2015

Pond Explorers

June 1, 2015 - June 5, 2015
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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June 1-5, 8 to 10 a.m. Get your feet wet! Find out what is living in the water as we explore different ponds around Norman. Pond Explorers is an outdoor program. To register, please contact the education department at (405) 325-1008 or visit our website: www.samnoblemuseum.org/summer-explorers. Registration will be confirmed once payment has been received. Sponsored by Arvest Bank & Republic Bank & Trust. AGES 5 TO 6 MEMBER $60 / NONMEMBER $70

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Slime and Scales I

June 1, 2015 - June 5, 2015
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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June 1-5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spot a slippery salamander or touch a tiny turtle! We’ll study scaly and slimy animals in their natural habitat and learn how to safely catch and handle them. Slime and scales i is an outdoor program. To register, please contact the education department at (405) 325-1008 or visit our website: www.samnoblemuseum.org/summer-explorers. Registration will be confirmed once payment has been received. Sponsored by Arvest Bank & Republic Bank & Trust. AGES 7 TO 8…

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Life in the Wild

June 8, 2015 - June 12, 2015
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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June 8-12, 7:30 to 10 a.m. Discover the way our world works by examining the relationships of plants, animals and humans, just like our museum scientists do. Explore local habitats, conduct research and explore how scientists really work when they are out in the field. Life in the Wild is an outdoor program. Don’t miss out! Space is limited and advance registration is required. To register, please contact the education department at (405) 325-1008 or visit our website: www.samnoblemuseum.org/summer-explorers. Registration…

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Cool Critters

June 8, 2015 - June 12, 2015
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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June 8-12, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wildlife comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Discover the different kinds of critters that live in our world and search for a new one each day! Cool critters is an outdoor program. Don’t miss out! Space is limited and advance registration is required. To register, please contact the education department at (405) 325-1008 or visit our website: www.samnoblemuseum.org/summer-explorers. Registration will be confirmed once payment has been received. Sponsored by Arvest Bank…

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Slime and Scales I

June 8, 2015 - June 12, 2015
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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June 8-12, 2 to 4 p.m. Spot a slippery salamander or touch a tiny turtle! We’ll study scaly and slimy animals in their natural habitat and learn how to safely catch and handle them. Slime and scales i is an outdoor program. To register, please contact the education department at (405) 325-1008 or visit our website: www.samnoblemuseum.org/summer-explorers. Registration will be confirmed once payment has been received. Sponsored by Arvest Bank & Republic Bank & Trust. AGES 7 TO 8 MEMBER…

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Wild at HeART

June 12, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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Create a lifelike sculpture of your favorite animal! Join us as we investigate the body shapes of different animals and techniques for working with clay. You’ll explore museum galleries and the temporary exhibit, Audubon and the Art of Birds, to find inspiration and create a unique animal sculpture as a family. Don’t miss out! Space is limited and advance registration is required. To register, please contact the education department at (405) 325-1008 or visit our website: www.samnoblemuseum.org/summer-explorers. Registration will be…

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