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September 2016

Free First Monday For Kids

September 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
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Enjoy complimentary admission to the museum for children 17 and under. General museum admission applies to visitors 18 and over. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply only to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays for Kids.

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Science in Action and Object I.D. Day

September 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Science in Action 2015

Bring your arrowheads, fossils, rocks, seashells, bones and any other objects from the natural and cultural world, because our experts (representatives from our collections) will be at the museum to identify the treasures you bring in.

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Museum Day Live!

September 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
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In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket … for free. Get your tickets by visiting the Smithsonian magazine website. The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people.

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Spike’s Club: Can You Dig It? (Juniors)

September 27, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Spike's Club Fall 2016

Are you ready to solve mysteries of people from the past? Join us as we become archaeologists and discover how the objects that ancient people used can tell us about who they were. Get ready to explore animals like mastodon and bison, excavate artifacts and piece together clues to tell the tales of ancient cultures. The Spike’s Club finale will be a trip to our newest temporary exhibit: Mystery of the Mayan Medallion.

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Spike's Club: Can You Dig It? (Seniors)

September 29, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Spike's Club Fall 2016

Are you ready to solve mysteries of people from the past? Join us as we become archaeologists and discover how the objects that ancient people used can tell us about who they were. Get ready to explore animals like mastodon and bison, excavate artifacts and piece together clues to tell the tales of ancient cultures. The Spike’s Club finale will be a trip to our newest temporary exhibit: Mystery of the Mayan Medallion.

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October 2016

Brownie Girl Scout "Home Scientist" Workshop

October 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Brownie Girl Scouts

What does it mean to be a scientist? Join us as we discover the fun and exciting world of science using materials you can find around the house! Brownie scouts will complete all the requirements to earn the “Home Scientist” badge. Deadline to register is Sept. 23.

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Webelos Scout "Engineer" Workshop

October 1, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
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What in the world is engineering? How do you make a blueprint? Can animals be engineers? Explore questions like these and more in our hands-on discovery of life as an engineer. Webelos will complete all the requirements to earn the “Engineer” Webelos/AOL elective adventure pin. Deadline to register is Sept. 23.

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Free First Monday For Kids

October 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
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Enjoy complimentary admission to the museum for children 17 and under. General museum admission applies to visitors 18 and over. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply only to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays for Kids.

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Adult Invertebrate Fossil Field Trip

October 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - October 22, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Fossil Field Trips

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 and travel in university vans to the site where you will find a variety of marine fossils that you can take home.

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Spike's Spooktacular Fall Fest

October 27, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Spike's Spooktacular

Spike's Spooktacular Fall Fest is free fun for the whole family! Explore the galleries while hunting for prizes, snap a photo with props at the photo booth, get your face painted or create the perfect fall craft. Best of all, everyone is invited to dress up in his or her best Halloween costumes — just not the scary ones. Spike’s Spooktacular Fall Fest is sponsored by Sonic, America’s Drive-In.

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November 2016

Preserving Family Treasures

November 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Preserving Family Heirlooms

Bring in a family keepsake and learn more about the proper care and preservation techniques for your unique treasure. Proper methods for storing textiles, documents, photographs, silver and other historic objects will be demonstrated. Information will be provided on necessary preservation “tools” and techniques. Deadline to register is Oct. 28.

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Free First Monday For Kids

November 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
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Enjoy complimentary admission to the museum for children 17 and under. General museum admission applies to visitors 18 and over. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply only to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays for Kids.

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Homeschool Day

November 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Homeschool Day 2015

Homeschoolers! Come experience a day of learning and exploration at the Sam Noble Museum. Homeschool students and groups are invited to participate in hands-on, educational science programs focusing on discovering the natural world.

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Archaeology After Hours

November 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Become a detective in the curious case of the ancient culture! Find out what archaeology is all about and then become an archaeologist yourself. Work with archaeologists to create crafts, excavate and identify artifacts. Then join us for a special adventure through our newest temporary exhibit: Mystery of the Mayan Medallion. Deadline to register is Nov. 11.

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Wolf Cub Scout "Air of the Wolf" Workshop

November 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
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Investigate the air that is all around you! How does air make sound? Why can some things fly? Join us as we discover just what air can do. Wolf Cub Scouts will complete all the requirements to earn the “Air of the Wolf” adventure loop. Deadline to register is Nov. 11.

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Bear Cub Scout "Make it Move" Workshop

November 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Bear Cub Scouts

Levers and pulleys and inclined planes, oh my! Learn how to make objects move up, down, and all around. Bear Cub Scouts will complete all the requirements to earn the “Make It Move” adventure loop. Deadline to register is Nov. 11.

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Tiger Cub Scout "Sky is the Limit" Workshop

November 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
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Have you ever wondered about the things you see in the night sky? Do you want to know how to focus a telescope? Join us for an evening of stars, science and scouts! Tiger Scouts will search the skies and explore constellations in this astronomical workshop. Tiger Cub Scouts will complete all the requirements to earn the “Sky Is the Limit” adventure loop. Deadline to register is Nov. 11.

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Museum Closed

November 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Closed

The museum will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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December 2016

Holiday Happening

December 1, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
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Join us for holiday shopping, family-friendly activities, entertainment and holiday wishes with Santa Claus! Information on performances and more coming soon. Complimentary admission.

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Free First Monday For Kids

December 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Free First Monday for Kids graphic

Enjoy complimentary admission to the museum for children 17 and under. General museum admission applies to visitors 18 and over. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply only to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays for Kids.

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Junior Girl Scout "Detective" Workshop

December 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Junior Girl Scouts

Investigation station! Junior Girl Scouts will explore the science behind detective work during this museum mystery. Will you be able to figure out whodunit when a priceless museum object goes missing? Follow the clues and complete all the requirements to earn the “Detective” badge! Deadline to register is Dec. 2.

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Cadette Girl Scout "Trees" Workshop

December 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Cadette Girl Scouts

Get to the root of what trees are all about! Join us as you design a tree house, discover art in nature and plant your very own tree! Cadette Scouts will complete all the requirements to earn the “Trees” badge. For Cadette Scouts only: chaperones are not required, with signed waiver. Deadline to register is Dec. 2.

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Museum Closed

December 25, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Closed

The museum will be closed Sunday, Dec. 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

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January 2017

Museum Closed

January 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum,
2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
Closed

The museum will be closed in observance of New Years Day.

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